Minnesota Senate, District 50
Senator Melissa Halvorson Wiklund is serving her second term in the Minnesota Senate representing Senate District 50, which includes Bloomington and Richfield. Sen. Wiklund serves on the Health and Human Services Finance and Policy, E-12 Education Finance, and Local Government Committees. Sen. Wiklund’s legislative priorities include cyber security, early childhood care and education, and health care. Prior to her service in the Senate, Sen. Wiklund worked in the telecommunications and internet services industry as an engineer, manager, and director and is an honors graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Sen. Wiklund also served on the Bloomington School Board.