About Michelle

Michelle Fischbach is the U.S. Congressional Representative for western Minnesota’s 7th District. She is a trailblazer and proven conservative leader, already making her mark as a member of the House Committees on Agriculture, Judiciary, and Rules. She is also the Ranking Member of the Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit. Prior to her election to Congress, she served as the 49th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, ascending to that position following the resignation of her predecessor. She was the first woman in Minnesota history to serve as President of the Minnesota Senate – initially from 2011-12 and then again from 2017-18. She also served as Chairman of the Senate Higher Education Committee. She was first elected to the Minnesota Senate in 1996 and served until 2018. She holds a B.A. from St. Cloud State University and a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law. She and her husband, Scott, live near Paynesville and have two grown children and six grandchildren. 


Federal Officials
Former President Donald J Trump
Former Ambassador Nikki Haley

Organization Endorsements
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Minnesota and North Dakota
Freedom Club
Maggie’s List
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL)
Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF)
Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
National Right to Life
National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)
Republican Party of Minnesota
Turning Point USA