Mille Lacs County

Mille Lacs County is located in East Central Minnesota and was established on May 23, 1857 by the Territorial Legislature. Mille Lacs County is named for Mille Lacs Lake, from the French for "thousand lakes." Milaca is the county seat. Sources: Mille Lacs County website. Minnesota Geographic Names, by Warren Upham (Minnesota Historical Society, 1969).

Notable candidates from Mille Lacs County include:

  • Robert C. Dunn (resident): Republican State Representative (1889-1891, 1893-1895, 1911-1915) Auditor (1895-1903), and State Senator (1915-1918)
  • Rod Grams (born): GOP U.S. Representative (1993-1995) and U.S. Senator (1995-2001)


Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Legislative Districts

Congressional Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1858 1863 At-Large
1863 1873 CD 02
1873 1883 CD 03
1883 1893 CD 05
1893 1903 CD 06
1903 1915 CD 08
1915 1933 CD 10
1933 1935 At-Large
1935 1983 CD 06
1983 2033 CD 08
Senate Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1858 1861 SD 21
1861 1872 SD 04
1872 1882 SD 30
1882 1891 SD 39
1891 1899 SD 46
1899 1915 SD 45
1915 1963 SD 55
1963 1967 SD 28
1967 1973 SD 25
1973 1983 SD 12, 18
1983 1993 SD 18
1993 2003 SD 17
2003 2013 SD 16
2013 2023 SD 15
2023 2033 SD 10, 27
House Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1858 1861 HD 21
1861 1872 HD 04
1872 1882 HD 30
1882 1891 HD 39
1891 1899 HD 46
1899 1915 HD 45
1915 1963 HD 55
1963 1967 HD 28
1967 1973 HD 25B
1973 1983 HD 12B, 18A
1983 1993 HD 18A
1993 2003 HD 17A
2003 2013 HD 16A
2013 2023 HD 15A
2023 2033 HD 10A, 10B, 27B

Candidates

Candidate Birth county Residence county Elections
Alderink, George Out of state Mille Lacs 1958, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1958, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1956, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1956, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1954, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1939, State Senate, District 55, Special (Write-In (Sticker), Lost)
Anderson, Marvin H. Mille Lacs Hennepin 1954, State Senate, District 32, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1950, State Senate, District 32, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1946, State Senate, District 32, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
Anderson, Oscar Mille Lacs Mille Lacs 1942, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1940, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Anderson, Axel A. Mille Lacs Mille Lacs 1952, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1952, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1950, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1950, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1948, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1948, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1946, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1944, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1944, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1942, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1942, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1940, Railroad & Warehouse Commissioner, Primary (Republican, Lost)
Anderson, George E. Hennepin Mille Lacs 1942, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1942, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1940, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1940, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1938, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1938, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
Anderson, Amon (A. Ra) Mille Lacs Mille Lacs 1966, State House, District 25B, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Ash, Thomas R. Out of state Mille Lacs 1972, State House, District 12B, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Baas, J.J. Out of state Mille Lacs 1926, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Baas, Owen Mille Lacs Mille Lacs 1984, State House, District 18A, General (Independent-Republican, Lost)
1984, State House, District 18A, Primary (Independent-Republican, Won)
1980, State House, District 18A, General (Independent-Republican, Lost)
1980, State House, District 18A, Primary (Independent-Republican, Won)
Bain, Robert Ramsey Mille Lacs 1924, State House, District 55, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1924, State House, District 55, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)