2022 NFIB MN PAC Endorsements for the Minnesota Legislature

Date: August 17, 2022

45 Senate candidates, 79 House candidates win backing of small business

The following list of 124 candidates for the Minnesota Legislature are endorsed by NFIB MN PAC, the political action committee of NFIB Minnesota.

Minnesota Senate

District #

Endorsed Candidate

District #

Endorsed Candidate

1

Sen. Mark Johnson

27

Sen. Andrew Mathews 

2

Steve Green

28

Sen. Mark Koran 

3

Andrea Zupancich

29

Sen. Bruce Anderson 

4

Dan Bohmer

30

Eric Lucero 

5

Sen. Paul Utke

31

Cal Bahr

6

Sen. Justin Eichorn 

32

Michael Kreun 

7

Robert Farnsworth 

33

Sen. Karin Housley 

9

Jordan Rasmusson

34

Sen. John Hoffman 

11

Sen. Jason Rarick 

35

Sen. Jim Abeler 

12

Sen. Torrey Westrom 

36

Sen. Roger Chamberlain 

13

Sen. Jeff Howe

37

Sen. Warren Limmer 

14

Tama Theis 

41

Tom Dippel

15

Sen. Gary Dahms

42

Paul Hillen 

16

Sen. Andrew Lang 

45

Kathleen Fowke 

17

Glenn Gruenhagen 

47

Dwight Dorau

19

Sen. John Jasinski 

48

Sen. Julia Coleman 

20

Steve Drazkowski 

49

Marla Helseth

21

Sen. Bill Weber

50

Doug Fulton

22

Sen. Rich Draheim 

54

Sen. Eric Pratt

23

Sen. Gene Dornink

55

Pam Myhra 

24

Sen. Carla Nelson 

56

Jim Bean III 

25

Ken Navitsky 

57

Sen. Zach Duckworth 

26

Sen. Jeremy Miller 

 

Minnesota House of Representatives

District # 

Endorsed Candidate 

District # 

Endorsed Candidate 

01A 

Rep. John Burkel  

26B 

Rep. Greg Davids 

01B 

Rep. Debra Kiel  

27A 

Rep. Shane Mekeland  

02A 

Rep. Matt Grossell  

27B 

Rep. Kurt Daudt 

02B 

Rep. Matt Bliss  

28A 

Rep. Brian Johnson  

03A 

Roger Skraba 

28B 

Rep. Anne Neu Brindley 

03B 

Natalie Zeleznikar  

29A 

Rep. Joe McDonald  

04B 

Jim Joy  

29B 

Rep. Marion O’Neill  

05A 

Krista Knudsen  

30A 

Walter Hudson  

06A 

Ben Davis  

30B 

Rep. Paul Novotny  

06B 

Rep. Josh Heintzeman 

31A 

Harry Niska 

07A 

Rep. Spencer Igo  

31B 

Rep. Peggy Scott  

07B 

Matt Norri  

32A 

Rep. Nolan West  

09A 

Rep. Jeff Backer  

32B 

Rep. Donald Raleigh  

09B 

Tom Murphy 

33A 

Patti Anderson  

10A 

Rep. Ron Kresha 

34A 

Danny Nadeau  

10B 

Isaac Schultz 

35A 

Rep. John Heinrich  

11A 

Jeff Dotseth  

35B 

Polly Matteson  

11B 

Rep. Nathan Nelson  

36A 

Elliott Engen  

12A 

Rep. Paul Anderson  

36B 

Heidi Gunderson  

12B 

Rep. Mary Franson  

37A 

Rep. Kristin Robbins  

13A 

Rep. Lisa Demuth  

37B 

John Bristol  

13B 

Rep. Tim O’Driscoll  

41A 

Mark Wiens  

14A 

Bernie Perryman  

41B 

Shane Hudella  

14B 

Aaron Henning  

42B 

Jackie Schroeder 

15A 

Rep. Chris Swedzinski  

45A 

Andrew Myers  

15B 

Rep. Paul Torkelson  

45B 

Lorie Cousineau  

16A 

Rep. Dean Urdahl  

47A 

Bob Lawrence  

16B 

Rep. Dave Baker  

47B 

Kelly Fenton  

17B 

Bobbie Harder 

48A 

Rep. Jim Nash  

18A 

Rep. Susan Akland  

48B 

Rep. Greg Boe  

19A 

Rep. Brian Daniels  

49B 

Thomas Knecht  

19B 

Rep. John Petersburg  

54A 

Rep. Erik Mortensen 

21A 

Rep. Joe Schomacker  

54B 

Ben Bakeberg  

21B 

Marj Fogelman 

55A 

Gabriela Kroetch  

22A 

Rep. Bjorn Olson  

55B 

Van Holston  

22B 

Rep. Brian Pfarr  

56B 

Joe Scanlon  

23A 

Rep. Peggy Bennett  

57A 

Rep. Jon Koznick  

23B 

Rep. Patricia Mueller  

57B 

Jeff Witte  

24A 

Rep. Duane Quam  

58B 

Rep. Patrick Garofalo  

24B 

Katrina Pulham  

 

 

 

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