Michelle Fischbach

Born:November 3, 1965 (age 58)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2021-present
Minnesota lieutenant governor, 2018-2019
Minnesota Senate, 1997-2018
Paynesville (Minn.) City Council, 1995-1996
Education:B.A., St. Cloud State University
J.D., William Mitchell College of Law

Michelle Fischbach assumed office as the U.S. representative for Minnesota's 7th Congressional District on Jan. 3, 2021.

Fischbach was born on November 3, 1965. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from St. Cloud State University in 1989 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 2011.

Fischbach served on the Paynesville, Minnesota, City Council from 1995-1996 and then in the Minnesota Senate from 1997-2018, the first woman to serve as president of that body. She served as the lieutenant governor of Minnesota from 2018-2019, assuming the position following Tina Smith's resignation to become a U.S. senator.

For information on Fischbach's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.


Ballotpedia (n.d.). Michelle Fischbach. Retrieved on Nov. 18, 2020, from https://ballotpedia.org/Michelle_Fischbach.

Michelle Fischbach for Congress. (n.d.) About Michelle. Retrieved on Nov. 18, 2020, from https://fischbachforcongress.com/about/.

Minnesota Legislature. (n.d.) Fischback, Michelle L. Retrieved on Nov. 18, 2020, from https://www.leg.mn.gov/legdb/fulldetail?id=10180.