Jason Rarick

Jason Rarick (born October 21, 1969) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Minnesota Senate. He represents District 11 in east-central Minnesota. He was a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2015 to 2019, representing District 11B.

Jason Rarick
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 11th district
Assumed office
February 13, 2019
Preceded by Tony Lourey
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 11B district
In office
January 6, 2015  February 12, 2019
Preceded by Tim Faust
Succeeded by Nathan Nelson
Personal details
Born (1969-10-21) October 21, 1969 (age 52)
Pine City, Minnesota
Political party Republican
Children 1
Residence Pine City, Minnesota
Alma mater Dunwoody College of Technology
Occupation electrical contractor

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Rarick was born and raised in Pine City, Minnesota. He graduated from Pine City High School in 1988. In 1990, he graduated from Dunwoody College of Technology with an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree after completing the electrical program. In 1992, Rarick was accepted into the St. Paul electrical union, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 110. In his union he served on 3 different committees, including the apprenticeship committee for over four years. He completed his apprenticeship in 1996 and became a Master Electrician in 1997. He also taught classes for the apprenticeship program for 2 and half years. In 2004, Rarick became a self-employed electrical contractor at Rarick Electric.[1]

Rarick was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2014, defeating incumbent Tim Faust (DFL) by 7.52 percentage points (1,057 votes). He was sworn in on January 6, 2015.

2014 Minnesota State Representative- House 11B[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jason Rarick 7,545 53.67
Democratic (DFL) Tim Faust (Incumbent) 6,488 46.15

In the 89th legislative session, Rarick was a part of the Agriculture Policy, Capital Investment, and Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committees.[3]

Rarick was elected to the Minnesota Senate in a special election on February 5, 2019.

Rarick has a son, Quinn, born on October 31, 1995. Rarick has coached for local youth athletic programs, including soccer, football, basketball, and baseball, over the last 10 years. He is a lifelong member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Beroun, Minnesota. He grew up being an altar server and a lector, and is still a lector and a trustee. He has also been a member of the Knights of Columbus for 25 years. Rarick enjoys deer hunting, turkey hunting, camping, canoeing, watching sports, and snowmobiling.[4][5]

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