Karin Housley

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Karin Housley
Karin Housley 2018.jpg
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 39th district
Assumed office
January 8, 2013
Preceded byConstituency established
Personal details
Born (1964-01-20) January 20, 1964 (age 55)
South St. Paul, Minnesota,
U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Phil Housley (m. 1985)
Children4
EducationAugsburg University
State University of New York, Buffalo (BA)

Karin Housley (born January 20, 1964) is an American politician. She is a Republican member of the Minnesota Senate. She represents District 39 since January 8, 2013.

In December 2017, Housley announced she would run for the United States Senate seat left empty by Al Franken.[1] In August 2018, she won the Republican nomination for the Senate race.[2] However, she lost to incumbent Tina Smith.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Washington County Republican Karin Housley wants Al Franken's Senate seat". St. Paul Pioneer Press. 2017-12-19. Retrieved 2018-02-05.
  2. "Sen. Tina Smith holds off Richard Painter, will face Karin Housley in historic matchup". Star Tribune. Retrieved August 16, 2018.