Chris Swedzinski 16A

District 16A
About Chris Swedzinski

Representative Chris Swedzinski is in his fourth term in the Minnesota House. He represents House District 16A which covers Lac qui Parle County, Yellow Medicine County, and part of Lyon County in the southwest part of Minnesota.

Chris graduated from Minneota High School and attended Ridgewater College and then Minnesota State University (Mankato), earning degrees in History and Political Science. He worked for U.S. Congressman Mark Kennedy and later for the U.S. Department of Agriculture before serving in the legislature. Chris is currently a small business owner and a farmer.

Chris and his wife, Jessica, live in Ghent.  They have four young children.

  • Chair: Subcommittee on Mining, Forestry, and Tourism
  • Commerce and Regulatory Reform
  • Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance
  • Government Operations and Elections Policy
  • Rules and Legislative Administration

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