- Associated Press - Monday, June 15, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota’s Legislature will be down a member starting in July.

Democratic Rep. Ryan Winkler has submitted his formal resignation that is effective on July 1. The fifth-term lawmaker previously said he would step down as his family relocates to Europe for his wife’s career move.

Winkler, who has represented the Golden Valley area, bid farewell to colleagues in a speech following last week’s special session.

Dayton has yet to schedule a special election to replace Winkler in the 134-member House.

Two Democrats have opened campaign committees to seek the seat.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide