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Randy Demmer (Republican)

Randy and his wife Kathy (Kyllo) have been married for 30 years and are both lifelong residents of Hayfield. They have three daughters: Lauren is an attorney, Ann is a kindergarten teacher, and Margeaux is a junior in college.

Randy has been a business owner all his life. After earning his Bachelors of Agricultural Business Administration degree from the University of Minnesota in 1980, Randy started farming. He raised corn and soybeans for 18 years in a family farm operation that grew to 1800 acres. In 1983 he formed a company known as "Computer Edge" that provided computerized recordkeeping and payroll services as well as selling computers and accounting software throughout southeast Minnesota. He sold this business to his employees in 2007. In 1986, he started the NAPA Auto Parts store in Hayfield. After adding stores in Dodge Center and Kasson, he sold all three to an employee in 2007.
Randy is a strong believer in community involvement. He is currently serving his 4th term as State Representative for District 29A, and was elected by his Republican colleagues as Assistant Minority Leader. Prior to his service in the Legislature, Randy served on the Hayfield School Board for 11 years and Hayfield's Economic Development Authority for 10 years. He has also served on a senior housing task force, Dodge County Ice Arena Joint Powers Board, Trinity Lutheran Church Council, and the boards of the Dodge County Corn Growers, Hayfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Hayfield's Lion's Club, and the Rochester Area Library Foundation. Randy coached girls youth basketball for 8 years, and he and his wife Kathy enjoy singing in an a cappella gospel quartet called "Hosanna."

Info from Randy Demmer's Website.
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