New GOP House members, vol. 2

Hancock2B.GIFRepresentative-elect David Hancock, R-Bemidji, District 2B

Election: Defeated incumbent Rep. Brita Sailer, DFL-Park Rapids

Occupation: Former small business owner

Education: BA, Anderson University

Kieffer56B.GIFRepresentative-elect Andrea Kieffer, R-Woodbury, District 56B

Election: Defeated incumbent Rep. Marsha Swails, DFL-Woodbury

Family: Married, two children

Occupation: Non-profit volunteer

Education: BSB, University of Minnesota

Kiel1B.GIFRepresentative-elect Deb Kiel, R-Crookston, District 1B

Election: Defeated incumbent Rep. Bernie Lieder, DFL-Crookston

Family: Married, four children

Occupation: Farmer/homemaker

Kriesel57A.GIFRepresentative-elect John Kriesel, R-Cottage Grove, District 57A

Election: Defeated DFL candidate Jen Peterson to replace retiring Rep. Karla Bigham, DFL-Cottage Grove

Family: Married, two children

Leidiger34A.GIFRepresentative-elect Ernie Leidiger, R-Mayer, District 34A

Election: Defeated DFL candidate Leanne Pouliot Kunze to replace retiring Rep. Paul Kohls, R-Victoria

Family: Married, three children

Occupation: Business general manager

Education: BS, U.S. Naval Academy; MS, Salve Regina College; MA, U.S. Naval War College

LeMieur12B.GIFRepresentative-elect Mike LeMieur, R-Little Falls, District 12B

Election: Defeated incumbent Rep. Al Doty, DFL-Royalton

Family: Married, three children

Occupation: Small business owner

Lohmer56A.GIFRepresentative-elect Kathy Lohmer, R-Lake Elmo, District 56A

Election: Defeated incumbent Rep. Julie Bunn, DFL-Lake Elmo

Family: Married, four children

Occupation: Homemaker

Mazorol41B.GIFRepresentative-elect Pat Mazorol, R-Bloomington, District 41B

Election: Defeated incumbent Rep. Paul Rosenthal, DFL-Edina

Family: Married, two children

Occupation: Business

Education: BA, University of Minnesota; JD, William Mitchell College of Law

McDonald19B.GIFRepresentative-elect Joe McDonald, R-Delano, District 19B

Election: Defeated DFL candidate Christine Brazelton to replace retiring Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Delano

Family: Married, three children

Occupation: Photographer

Education: Hennepin Technical College

McElfatrick03B.GIFRepresentative-elect Carolyn McElfatrick, R-Deer River, District 3B

Election: Defeated incumbent Rep.Loren Solberg, DFL-Grand Rapids

Family: Married, two children

Occupation: Retired

Education: Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing

Murray27A.GIFRepresentative-elect Rich Murray, R-Albert Lea, District 27A

Election: Defeated incumbent Rep. Robin Brown, DFL-Austin

Family:Married, four children

Occupation: Small business owner

Education: BS, Mankato State University; MBA University of St. Thomas

(Photos courtesy of the Minnesota House)

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