3rd Congressional District Candidates

  Erik Paulsen Brian Barnes
  GOP DFL
Date of birth May 14, 1965 Mar 18, 1977
Place of birth Bakersfield, California Stillwater, Okla.
Biography Married, wife Kelly; father of four children. Married, wife Jennifer.
Education B.A., Mathematics, Saint Olaf College. B.S. Marine Engineering, B.S. Nautical Science; focus on International Business and Maritime Commerce from U.S. Merchant Marine Academy; MBA, Washington University in St. Louis
Religion Lutheran Methodist
Professional experience Former business analyst, Target Corporation; former investment analyst; former marketing employee, Cable Value Network. Lt. Commander in U.S. Navy Reserve; USCG engineer in the United States Merchant Marine, participated in Operation Enduring Freedom aboard the SSG Carter; global marine business leader/global marketing and sales manager at Cummins Onan, a Fortune 200 Minnesota manufacturing company
Positions held Representative, U.S. House, 2009-present; Representative, Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1995-2008; Majority Leader, Minnesota State House of Representatives, 2003-2006.
Twitter @Paulsen4MN3 @barnesformn
Facebook facebook.com/erik.paulsen.52 facebook.com/barnesformn
Website paulsenforcongress.com barnes.mn

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