Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District

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Minnesota's 5th congressional district is a geographically small urban and suburban congressional district in Minnesota. It covers eastern Hennepin County, including the entire city of Minneapolis, along with parts of Anoka and Ramsey counties. It was created in 1883 and was named the "Bloody Fifth" on account of the first election. The district is strongly Democratic with a CPVI of D + 22. The district is represented by Keith Ellison, the first Muslim to ever serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. Major cities in the district include Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, Richfield, Crystal, Robbinsdale, Golden Valley, and Fridley. (More from Freebase)

Senators

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Alan Franken Democrat 5 years in office

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Amy Klobuchar Democrat 7 years in office

Representative

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5th District Keith Ellison MyOC Group Democrat 7 years in office

District Boundary Map

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