Peggy Flanagan

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Peggy Flanagan
50th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
Assumed office
January 7, 2019
GovernorTim Walz
Preceded byMichelle Fischbach
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 46A district
In office
November 9, 2015 – January 7, 2019
Preceded byRyan Winkler
Succeeded byRyan Winkler
Personal details
Born (1979-09-22) September 22, 1979 (age 44)
Political partyDemocratic
Tom Weber (m. 2019)
EducationUniversity of Minnesota (BA)

Peggy Flanagan (born September 22, 1979) is an American politician. She is the 50th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota since 2019. She was elected lieutenant governor on November 6, 2018 and is the second Native American woman to be elected to statewide executive office in U.S. history.[1]

She is a member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL). Flanagan represented District 46A in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2015 to 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. Van Berkel, Jessie (November 16, 2018). "Peggy Flanagan, lieutenant governor to be, takes lead role in Tim Walz transition". Star Tribune. Minneapolis. Flanagan's first priority is creating a board that will influence hiring and budget development.