Aug 14, 2018
May 22, 2018 - Jun 05, 2018
The Minnesota State House of Representatives is the lower house of the bicameral Minnesota State Legislature. The House has 134 members, who each represent one district, which results in about 40,723 constituents per representative. Primary responsibilities of a house representative include, developing budget packages, making taxation decisions, passing legislation, allocating spending, and redistricting in collaboration with other house members and the state senate. Additionally, the house has the exclusive authority to impeach state officials, who will then be tried by the senate. A house member serves a two-year term when elected in years ending with a 0, and a four-year term when elected in years ending in 2 and 6. There is no limit on the number of terms served. The salary of the position is $31,140 per year in addition to per diem for every day in session.