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Jim CarlsonDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 51
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Jim Carlson (born February 17, 1947) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he represents District 51, which includes all of Eagan and some of Burnsville in Dakota County in the southeastern Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Minnesota
BME Mechanical Engineering
1973
Dunwoody Institute
Certificated Machine Design
1967
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Senator
Minnesota State Senate
2012 - Current
Senator
Minnesota State Senate
2006 - 2010
Manufacturing Manager
3M
1981 - 2002
Engineering Manager
Ecolab
1973 - 1981
Other Experience1 - 17 of 17
Member
Chamber of Commerce, Northern Dakota
Member
Corvettes of Minnesota
Member
Eastern Lutheran Church
Member
Friends of Caponi Art Park
Member
Friends of the Wescott Library
Member
Juvenile Diabetes Association
Member
Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented
Member
Minnesota Street Rod Association
Member
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Member
Friends of the Eagan Art House
Member
Friends of the Farm
Moderator
Candidates Forum, District 196
Former Member
Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance Committee, Minnesota State Senate
Former Member
Division on Transportation and Public Safety, Minnesota State Senate
Former Member
Division on Health and Human Services, Minnesota State Senate
Former Member
Commerce Committee, Minnesota State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Division on State Departments and Veterans, Minnesota State Senate