Satveer Singh Chaudhary

Satveer Singh Chaudhary is an American politician and a former member of the Minnesota State Senate who represented District 50, which includes portions of Anoka and Ramsey counties in the northern Twin Cities metropolitan area. He is a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. He was the first South Asian American to hold an elected office in Minnesota, and also one of the youngest senators in the history of that state.
On August 10, 2010, Chaudhary was defeated by former Rep. Barbara Goodwin in the Minnesota primary election, receiving 30.09% of the total votes. He left office on January 4, 2011, when his successor was sworn in. With his departure, and the 2010 retirements of Senator Mee Moua and Representative Cy Thao, there are no individuals of Asian descent currently serving in the Minnesota Legislature.

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