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Randy Demmer Edit Profile

politician , member of the Minnesota House of Representatives

Randy L. Demmer is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives who represented District 29A, which includes portions of Dodge and Olmsted counties in the southeastern part of the state.

Background

Demmer, Randy was born on January 3, 1957.

Education

Demmer graduated from Hayfield High School in Hayfield, then attended the University of Minnesota, earning his B.A. in agricultural business administration.

Career

A Republican, he is also a local business owner, manager, and consultant. He is a former 11-year board member and treasurer of the Hayfield School District. Demmer was first elected in 2002, and was re-elected in 2004, 2006 and 2008.

He also served on the Finance subcommittees for the K-12 Education Finance Division and the Transportation Finance and Policy Division. He is currently an assistant minority leader. 2008In 2008, he unsuccessfully sought the Republican Party's endorsement to run for the United States House of Representatives in Minnesota's 1st congressional district.

2010In December 2009, he announced that he would again seek the Republican Party's endorsement for the congressional seat in 2010, challenging incumbent Democrat Tim Walz. On April 17, 2010, he received the GOP endorsement. Also running are Independence Party nominee Steven Wilson and Party Free candidate Lars Johnson.

Politics

Republican Party of Minnesota, Republican Party.

Membership

He was a member of the House's K-12 Education Policy and Oversight Committee, the Taxes Committee, and the Ways and Means Committee.

Connections

Married Kathy Demmer. 3 children.

spouse:
Kathy Demmer