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
President Donald J Trump
Vice President Mike Pence

Senator Tom Cotton
Senator Kevin Cramer

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy
House GOP Whip Steve Scalise
NRCC Chairman Tom Emmer
Congressman Pete Stauber
Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Former Ambassador Nikki Haley
Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

State Elected Officials
Majority Leader Paul Gazelka
Senator Gary Dahms
Senator Justin Eichorn
Senator Jeff Howe
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen
Senator Mark Johnson
Senator Andrew Lang
Senator Scott Newman
Senator Paul Utke
Senator Bill Weber
Senator Torrey Westrom

Minority Leader Kurt Daudt
Representative Paul Anderson
Representative Dave Baker
Representative Jeff Backer
Representative Lisa Demuth
Representative Dan Fabian
Representative Steve Green
Representative Glenn Gruenhagen
Representative Deb Kiel
Representative Ron Kresha
Representative Tim Miller
Representative John Poston
Representative Joe Schomacker
Representative Chris Swedzinski
Representative Paul Torkelson
Representative Dean Urdahl

John Burkel – House District 1A Endorsed Candidate
Jordan Rasmussen – House District 8A Endorsed Candidate

Organization Endorsements
Congressional District 7 Republican Party
Citizens United
Elevate PAC
Family Resource Council Action
Fraternal Order of Police
Freedom Club
Freedom’s Defense Fund
Maggie’s List
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life
National Right to Life
National Tax Limitation Committee
National Troopers Coalition
Republican Jewish Coalition
Susan B. Anthony List
Tea Party Express
Women LEAD
Winning for Women