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Mark Wackerfuss said he's seeking the Democratic endorsement in House District 56B.

'Rugged individualist' Wackerfuss seeks DFL nomination

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Mark Wackerfuss has his sights trained on the Minnesota Capitol.

The Woodbury Democrat announced last week that he will be seeking the Democratic endorsement for House District 56B - the seat currently occupied by Rep. Andrea Kieffer, R-Woodbury.


Wackerfuss said while it's likely the district will take on a new look once updated House and Senate district lines are released, he intends to serve the Woodbury area - no matter the complexion of the new political landscape.

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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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