State-by-State Breakdown


Fischbach is the first Republican to hold this district’s seat in thirty years. Fischbach was first elected to office in 1996 during a special State Senate election following the incumbent Senator, Joe Bertram, resigning from office. She served until 2018; in that time, she served as State Senate President (first woman) twice.

In 2018, Fischbach ascended to the lieutenant governorship of Minnesota when sitting Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith was appointed to Minnesota’s empty U.S. Senate seat due to the resignation of incumbent Democratic Senator Al Franken…