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Phyllis Kahn

Democratic-Farmer-Labor — Representative — District 60B
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Phyllis Kahn represents House District 60B in the Minnesota House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 740 bills.

1996 8700.0
1998 3737.0
2000 3950.0
2002 4800.0
2004 5172.81
2006 4200.0
2008 4950.0
2010 5350.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.



News and Blog Coverage

Ilhan Omar, marriage, and Somali culture: an FAQ

Last week, Ilhan Omar made national headlines after her historic win over longtime Rep. Phyllis Kahn and fellow Somali-American Mohamud Noor in the DFL primary race for House District 60B. In the heavily Democratic district, the primary victory put the 33-year-old mother of three in position to become the first ...

Minnesota lawmaker to soon end her long legislative tenure

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Rep. Phyllis Kahn’s primary loss means the end of an extraordinary 44-year career at the Statehouse marked by landmark achievements, sometimes out-there ideas and irrepressible energy. Kahn has represented her Minneapolis district since 1973 and finished last in a three-way Tuesday primary, MPR News (http://bit.ly/2bi9P8o ) reported. ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HF 17

    Avian influenza emergency response activity funding provided, disaster loan provisions modified, and money appropriated.

  • HF 15

    Metropolitan landfill contingency action trust account investment required and transfer requirements added.

  • HR 8

    A house resolution concerning the detention and torture of the Somali people in Kenya.

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  • HF 3383

    Federal marijuana medical research; President and Congress memorialized to require the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration to expedite serious research into the medical uses and benefits of marijuana.

  • HF 3382

    MNsure exemptions eliminated from Office of MN.IT Services provisions.

  • HF 3368

    Somali people detention and torture; a resolution memorializing the President and Congress regarding detention and torture of Somali people in Kenya.

Recent Votes

HF 848

H.F. NO. 848

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12392.0
•••No: 107.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 3142

H.F. NO. 3142

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8866.0
•••No: 4433.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 848

H.F. NO. 848

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8766.0
•••No: 4333.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 622

H.F. NO. 622

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5743.0
•••No: 7556.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 3384

H.F. NO. 3384

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 131100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 3980

H.F. NO. 3980

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13399.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
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