Rep. Keith Ellison

Democrat  •  5th District, Minnesota  •  5th Term  •  Sworn In 2007
Current Term 2015 - 2017 View All

Born in Detroit in 1963, Ellison was one of five children in a Roman Catholic family. He converted to Islam at 19 while attending Wayne State University. In 1987, he moved to Minnesota to attend University of Minnesota Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1990. He then practiced law privately in Minneapolis. In 2002, he was elected to the Minnesota State Legislature. He and his wife Kim have four children.


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