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Karla BighamDEMDemocrat American politician
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Karla Bigham (BIG-əm; born March 9, 1979) is an American politician and current Washington County Commissioner, representing District 4. She is a former member of the Minnesota Senate, who has previously served as Washington County Commissioner, is a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, and was a member of the Cottage Grove City Council.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Minnesota
MPA Public Affairs
2011 - 2013
Winona State University
BS Paralegal
1997 - 2001
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Senator
Minnesota State Senate
2018 - 2023
Commissioner
Washington County
2015 - 2018
Representative
Minnesota State House of Representatives
2006 - 2010
Member
Cottage Grove City Council
2005 - 2006
Public Affairs Coordinator
Northern Tier Energy
2011 - 2015
Paralegal
Property Crimes Division, Hennepin County Attorney's Office
2004 - 2011
Assistant
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Caucus
Other Experience1 - 7 of 7
Certified in Public Affairs Leadership
University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute Policy Fellow
Member
All Saints Lutheran Church
Former Member
State Government Finance Committee, Minnesota State House of Representatives
Former Member
Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Committee, Minnesota State Senate
Former Member
Human Services Reform Finance and Policy Committee, Minnesota State Senate
Former Member
Environment and Natural Resources Finance Committee
Former Member
Subcommittee on Data Practices, Minnesota State Senate