|Minnesota's 3rd congressional district|
|Area||468 sq mi (1,210 km2)|
|THIS govtrack.us MAP, is a useful representation of the 3rd CD's borders, based on Google Maps.|
Minnesota's 3rd congressional district encompasses the suburbs of Hennepin, Carver, and Anoka counties to the west, south, and north of Minneapolis. The district includes blue collar Brooklyn Park and Coon Rapids to the north-east, middle-income Bloomington to the south, and higher-income Eden Prairie, Edina, Maple Grove, Plymouth, Minnetonka, and Wayzata to the west. Democrat Dean Phillips currently represents the district in the U.S. House of Representatives, after defeating incumbent Republican Erik Paulsen in the November 2018 midterm elections.
Statewide election voting
|2000||President||Bush 50 - 46%||Republican|
|2004||President||Bush 51 - 48%||Republican|
|2008||President||Obama 52 - 46%||Democratic|
|2012||President||Obama 49.6 - 48.8%||Democratic|
|2016||President||Clinton 50.8 - 41.4%||Democratic|
|2018||Senate||Klobuchar 62.3 - 34.7%||Democratic|
|2020||President||Biden 58.7 - 39.2%||Democratic|
List of members representing the district
|Democratic (DFL)||Dean Phillips (Incumbent)||246,666||55.61%|
|Democratic (DFL)||Dean Phillips||202,402||55.61%|
|Republican||Erik Paulsen (Incumbent)||160,838||44.19%|
|Republican||Erik Paulsen (Incumbent)||233,075||56.9%|
|Democratic (DFL)||Terri Bonoff||169,238||43.1%|
|Republican||Erik Paulsen (Incumbent)||167,515||62.1|
|Democratic (DFL)||Sharon Sund||101,846||37.8|
|Republican||Erik Paulsen (Incumbent)||222,335||58.10|
|Democratic (DFL)||Brian Barnes||159,937||41.79|
|Republican||Erik Paulsen (Incumbent)||161,177||58.8|
|Democratic (DFL)||Jim Meffert||100,240||36.6|
|Republican||Erik Paulsen (Incumbent)||179,032||48.5|
|Democratic (DFL)||Ashwin Madia||150,863||40.9|
|Republican||Jim Ramstad (Incumbent)||184,355||65|
|Democratic (DFL)||Wendy Wilde||99,599||35|
|Republican||Jim Ramstad (Incumbent)||231,872||65|
|Democratic (DFL)||Deborah Watts||126,670||35|
Historical district boundaries
- "Minnesota congressional districts by urban and rural population and land area" (PDF). US Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved April 2, 2007.
- Geography, US Census Bureau. "Congressional Districts Relationship Files (state-based)". www.census.gov. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
- Bureau, Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
- "Introducing the 2021 Cook Political Report Partisan Voter Index". The Cook Political Report. April 15, 2021. Retrieved April 15, 2021.