|Born:||December 16, 1966 (age 52)|
|Career:||Minnesota attorney general, 2007-present|
Minnesota deputy attorney general, 2003-2006
Minnesota solicitor general, 1992-2002
|Education:||B.A., University of Wisconsin|
J.D., William Mitchell College of Law
Lori Swanson is the attorney general of Minnesota. She was 2018 Democratic candidate for Minnesota governor, but lost in the primary.
Swanson was born on December 16, 1966. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul.
Before serving in public office, Swanson was an attorney in private practice. From 1999 to 2002, she served as Minnesota's deputy attorney general, and from 2003 to 2006 she served as the state's solicitor general. She was appointed to the Consumer Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. in 2004, was elevated to vice chair in 2005, and was appointed as chair of the Federal Reserve Board Consumer Advisory Council in 2006. She has served as Minnesota's attorney general since January 2007, the first women to serve in that position in Minnesota.