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|United States Senator
January 3, 2018
Serving with Amy Klobuchar
|Appointed by||Mark Dayton|
|Preceded by||Al Franken|
|48th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota|
January 5, 2015 – January 2, 2018
|Preceded by||Yvonne Prettner Solon|
|Succeeded by||Michelle Fischbach|
March 4, 1958
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
|Education||Stanford University (BA)
Dartmouth College (MBA)
Smith was the 48th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota from 2015 to 2018. She has been a high-profile member of Governor Mark Dayton's administration and a key participant in legislative negotiations. She is a former Chief of Staff to Dayton. She is a member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party.
Dayton appointed her to replace U.S. Senator Al Franken upon his resignation, to serve until a special election is held in November 2018.
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