“I’m running for State Senate because I want to make sure the Northland is the best place to raise a family. I believe the best days are yet to come for the Iron Range.”


Rob Farnsworth lives in Hibbing with his wife, Jamie, and their four children: Hannah, Isaac, Abigail, and Samuel. He grew up in Chisholm and graduated from Chisholm High School in 1996. Rob earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas with a double major in History and Social Studies. He later earned his Master of Science degree in Special Education from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Rob has been a teacher for more than 20 years, and his job experience ranges from teaching at Mounds View High School in the suburban Twin Cities to teaching at Thistledew Camp (where he was also local union president) in Togo. He currently works as a special education teacher with the Hibbing school district and as a real estate agent with Village Realty.

It is imperative that we learn from great leaders in our history. The values they embedded in our nation are still as important now as they have ever been.


“I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited….As government expands, liberty contracts.” Ronald Reagan


“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.” Abraham Lincoln


“Let us labor for the security of free thought, free speech, pure morals, unfettered religious sentiments, and equal rights and privileges for all men, irrespective of nationality, color, or religion.” Ulysses Grant


“As we peer into society’s future, we — you and I, and our government — must avoid the impulse to live only for today, plundering for our own ease and convenience the precious resources of tomorrow.” Dwight Eisenhower


Rob’s position on important issues.

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