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This week, we feature several candidates running for public office.
Name: Paula Overby Party: Independence Party of America Age: 62 City: Eagan Occupation: Quality assurance analyst Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science and psychology from University of Minnesota Family: Three children, Jamie, Tyler and Courtney.
Name: Jason Lewis Party: Republican Age: 61
Name: Angie Craig Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labour Age: 44 City: Eagan Occupation: Executive at St. Jude’s Medical Education: Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Memphis Family: Wife, Cheryl; four children, Josh, Jonas, Jacob and Isaac.
Name: Don Slaten Party: DFL Age: 65 City: Hastings Occupation: Retired machinist, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services Education: Prescott High School; U.S. Navy; St. Paul Technical College Family: One son, one grandson
Name: Tony Jurgens Party: Republican Age: 51 City: Cottage Grove Occupation: Independent insurance agent Education: Bachelor’s in business administration, Southwest Minnesota State University Family: Wife, Dawn; daughters Alexa and Tori
Name: Dan Schoen Party: DFL Age: 41 City of residence: St. Paul Park Occupation: Cottage Grove police officer Education: Criminal justice Family: Two children Civic involvement: St. Paul Park Newport Lions Club; St. Croix Valley Riders
Name: Leilani Holmstadt
Name: Trevor Lund Age: 35 Occupation: Product Marketing Manager at Andersen Windows (Renewal) Education: Saint Olaf College — BA in Economics & Political Science; Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota — Master of Business Administration
Name: Danna Elling Schultz Age: 58 Occupation: Education Researcher, Minnesota State Senate Education: Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Minnesota. Family: Husband Doug Schultz; daughters Libby, 25, and Abby, 22.