All candidates for Minnesota House of Representatives District 66A complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

Both candidates running in the November 8, 2022, general election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 66A — Leigh Finke (D) and Trace Johnson (R) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office. 

Eighty-eight of the country’s 99 state legislative chambers will hold regularly scheduled elections in 2022. The Democratic Party controls Minnesota’s House of Representatives. Minnesota is one of 13 states with a divided government.

Here are excerpts from candidates’ responses to the question: What are the main points you want voters to remember about your goals for your time in office? 


  • “Education and mental health care after COVID demand full attention and we must look forward, not back, to build a better future for our communities.”
  • “We must protect healthcare autonomy and abortion access for women and LGBTQ people”
  • “Expanding representation to all communities (including trans communities) benefits every voter.”


  • “Fight Inflation, Reduce Taxes, and Fix the Economy”
  • “Rebuild Public Safety and Hold Criminals Accountable”
  • “Establish Excellent Schools and Empower Parents”

Click on the candidates’ profile pages below to read their full responses to this and other questions.

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