Meeker County

Meeker County is located in Central Minnesota and was established on February 23, 1856 by the Territorial Legislature. Meeker County is named after Minnesota Territorial Supreme Court Associate Justice (1849-1853) Bradley B. (B.B.) Meeker. Litchfield is the county seat. Sources: Meeker County website. Minnesota Geographic Names, by Warren Upham (Minnesota Historical Society, 1969).

Notable candidates from Meeker County include:

  • Peter E. Hanson (resident): Republican State Senator (1895-1899) and Secretary of State (1901-1907)
  • Magnus Johnson (resident): State Representative (1915-1919), State Senator (1919-1923), Farmer-Labor U.S. Senator (1923-1925), and U.S. Representative (1933-1935)
  • Fred Marshall (born, resident): DFL U.S. Representative (1949-1961)
  • Eugene McCarthy (born): DFL U.S. Representative (1949-1959) and U.S. Senator (1959-1971)


Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Legislative Districts

Congressional Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1858 1863 At-Large
1863 1873 CD 02
1873 1903 CD 03
1903 1915 CD 06
1915 1933 CD 07
1933 1935 At-Large
1935 1983 CD 06
1983 2003 CD 02
2003 2033 CD 07
Senate Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1858 1861 SD 20
1861 1872 SD 06
1872 1882 SD 35
1882 1891 SD 34
1891 1899 SD 39
1899 1915 SD 23
1915 1963 SD 26
1963 1973 SD 16
1973 1983 SD 16, 22
1983 1993 SD 21
1993 2003 SD 15, 20
2003 2023 SD 18
2023 2033 SD 16, 17, 29
House Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1858 1861 HD 20
1861 1872 HD 06
1872 1882 HD 35
1882 1891 HD 34
1891 1899 HD 39
1899 1915 HD 23
1915 1963 HD 26
1963 1967 HD 16
1967 1973 HD 16B
1973 1983 HD 16B, 22A, 22B
1983 1993 HD 21A, 21B
1993 2003 HD 15B, 20A
2003 2013 HD 18A, 18B
2013 2023 HD 18A
2023 2033 HD 16A, 17A, 29A

Candidates

Candidate Birth county Residence county Elections
Ahlgren, Stanley Meeker Meeker 1960, State House, District 26, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Albright, Colleen Turner Out of state Meeker 1982, State Senate, District 21, General (Democratic-Farmer-Labor, Lost)
1982, State Senate, District 21, Primary (Democratic-Farmer-Labor, Won)
Albright, D.W. Out of state Meeker 1966, State Senate, District 16, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Ames, Henry Out of state Meeker 1892, State House, District 39, General (Democrat, Lost)
1890, State House, District 39, General (Democrat-Farmers' Alliance, Lost)
Anderson, Kenneth B. (K.B.) Meeker Hennepin 1968, State House, District 30B, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Anderson, Darrin Out of state Meeker 2010, State House, District 18B, General (Democratic-Farmer-Labor, Lost)
Anderson, Bernard Out of state Meeker 1942, Railroad & Warehouse Commissioner, Primary (Republican, Lost)
Anderson, Adolph B. (A.B.) Meeker Saint Louis 1948, State House, District 57, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1946, State House, District 57, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1944, State House, District 57, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
Bakeberg, Ben Meeker Scott 2022, State House, District 54B, General (Republican, Won)
Battles, Everett Meeker Roseau 1966, State House, District 67B, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1964, State House, District 67, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1962, State House, District 67, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1960, State House, District 67, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1958, State House, District 67, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1956, State House, District 67, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1954, State House, District 67, General (Nonpartisan, Won)