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Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN 3rd District)

5th term Republican from Minnesota 3rd District.


Visit Rep. Erik Paulsen's candidate bio page.

Residence: Eden Prairie

Marital Status: Married (Kelly)

Prev. Occupation: Business Analyst, Congressional Aide

Prev. Political Exp.: MN House, 1995-2009

Education: BA St. Olaf College, 1987

Birthdate: 05/14/1965

Birthplace: Bakersfield, CA

Religion: Lutheran

Percentage in Last Election: 57%

Major Opponent: Terri Bonoff


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Website: paulsen.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

127 Cannon House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-2303
Phone: (202) 225-2871
Fax: (202) 225-6351

Eden Prairie Office: (more district offices)

250 Prairie Center Drive, Suite 230
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344
Phone: (952) 405-8510
Fax: (952) 405-8514


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Laurie Esau
  • Scheduler: Anna Fiedler
  • Legis. Dir.: Andy Franke
  • Comm. Dir.: John Elizandro



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Erik Paulsen voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P GOP Tax Bill which includes opening the Arctic Refuge to drilling 12/20/2017 Yea Voted Against
P Opening Areas Near Boundary Waters to Mining 11/30/2017 Nay Voted For
P Undermining Clean Energy Incentives and Subsidizing Oil 11/16/2017 Yea Voted Against
P Rolling Back Federal Protections for Forests 11/01/2017 Yea Voted Against
P Adopting Senate FY2018 Budget that Threatens the Arctic Refuge 10/26/2017 Yea Voted Against
P Major Environmental Cuts to FY 2018 Budget 10/05/2017 Yea Voted Against
P FY 2018 Appropriations to the Department of Interior, EPA, and related agencies 09/14/2017 Yea Voted Against
A Prohibiting Funding to Analyze the Social Cost of Carbon 09/13/2017 Yea Voted Against
F Major funding cuts to the EPA 09/13/2017 Nay Voted For
A Limiting EPA's ability to curb methane emissions 09/13/2017 Yea Voted Against
(More Key Votes)

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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