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Marty Seifert

Latest statement about running for governor: “The values I grew up with have everything to do with my run for governor,” Rep. Marty Seifert said July 7 in formally announcing his run for governor.

Marty Seifert

Latest statement about running for governor: “The values I grew up with have everything to do with my run for governor,” Rep. Marty Seifert said July 7 in formally announcing his run for governor. “Frugality, humility, service to people and, most of all, common sense. It is missing from our government today. I intend to make sure that from top-to-bottom our government reflects those values and does not wish them away.”

Party: GOP

Current government position: State representative, District 21A; former House minority leader

Elected: 1996

Term: 7th

Occupation: University admissions counselor

Birth date: April 23, 1972

Home: Marshall

Education: B.A., political science, Southwest Minnesota State University; Graduate Work, Minnesota State University-Mankato

Website: Seifer for Governor

E-mail: rep.marty.seifert@house.mn

Key issues and priorities: 

Job creation and welfare reform, government fiscal responsibility and tax relief, education, and agricultural issues.

Political experience: Served as House majority whip from1996 to 2006, when he became House minority leader

Background articles:

“Seifert stepping down, mulling run”

Wikipedia

House profile

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