Proudly representing Senate District 9
Senator Paul Gazelka
Proudly representing Senate District 9 Communities in Cass, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena counties Senate Majority Leader
Meet Senator Gazelka
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka is currently serving his third term in the Minnesota Senate. He represents District 9, which includes Cass, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena counties. Gazelka was the ranking Republican on the Commerce Committee and a member of the Taxes Committee in the 2015-2016 biennium. Born in St. Paul, he attended Roosevelt High School in Virginia, MN, the University of Minnesota Duluth, and graduated from Oral Roberts University with a Business Management degree. He currently owns a small business in Baxter
Before being elected to the Minnesota Senate, Gazelka served one term in the Minnesota House, as President of the Madison, MN Chamber of Commerce, and as President of the Madison Kiwanis Club. He was also the President of Heartland Christian Academy in Bemidji. Gazelka and his wife have five children, three grandchildren, and are active in their local church.
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