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Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.)

  • District: 8th District, Northeast -- Duluth, Iron Range
  • Residence: Crosby
  • Born: December 17, 1943; Brainerd, Minn.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Mary Nolan; four children
  • Education: Saint John's U., attended 1962-64; U. of Minnesota, B.A. 1966 (political science); U. of Maryland, attended 1967; St. Cloud State U., attended 1969
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 1972; Minn. House, 1969-73; U.S. House, 1975-81, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (4th term); Also served 1975-81; Defeated Rep. Chip Cravaack, R
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Energy & Forestry; Livestock, Rural Development & Credit); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)

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State Information: 8th District, Northeast -- Duluth, Iron Range

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Rick Nolan (D) 191,976 54.3%
Chip Cravaack (R) 160,520 45.4%
Write-In (WRI) 1,167 0.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 52% Mitt Romney: 46%
2008 Barack Obama: 53% John McCain: 45%

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