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Rep. Andrea Kieffer, R-Woodbury, announced she will not be seeking re-election in 2014. Bulletin file photo

Kieffer to step down from House; GOP's Fenton considering bid

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Andrea Kieffer, the two-term House lawmaker from Woodbury who managed to retain her seat in 2012 against a statewide DFL tidal wave, then later broke Republican party ranks with her support of gay marriage legislation, will not seek a third term.


Kieffer announced Wednesday that the 2014 legislative session will be her last after first being elected to the House in 2010.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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