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Jason Rarick

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Preceded by  Tim Faust
Role  Politician
Name  Jason Rarick
Religion  Catholic
Children  Quinn Rarick(b.1995)

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Born  October 21, 1969 (age 46) Pine City, Minnesota (1969-10-21)
Political party  Republican Party of Minnesota
Alma mater  Dunwoody College of Technology
Occupation  Electrician electrical contractor legislator
Education  Dunwoody College of Technology
Party  Republican Party of Minnesota
Residence  Pine City, Minnesota, United States

Republican Jason Rarick wins Senate special election

Jason Rarick (born October 21, 1969) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 11B, which includes portions of Kanabec County and Pine County.


Interview with newly elected rep jason rarick r pine city

Early Life, Education, and Career

Rarick was born & raised in Pine City, Minnesota. He graduated from Pine City High School in 1988. In 1990, he graduated from Minneapolis' 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 being on the apprenticeship committee for over 4 years. He completed his apprenticeship program 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.


Rarick was elected on November 4, 2014 defeating the incumbent Rep. Tim Faust (DFL) by 7.52% or 1057 votes.


Rarick was sworn in on January 6, 2015.

Committee Assignments

For the 89th Legislative Session, Rarick is a part of the Agriculture Policy, Capital Investment, and Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committees.

Personal life

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. Rarick has been a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Beroun, Minnesota all his life. He grew up being an altar server and a lector, and is still a lector, and is also 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.


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