Born & raised Minnesotan

Andrew Lang was born and raised in Kandiyohi, Minnesota. He graduated from Willmar High School in 1997 and attended Ridgewater College, where he earned an associate degree in pre-engineering. Andrew subsequently attended St. Cloud State University, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in aviation science and management.

Andrew and his wife, Susie, married in 2003. Together with their two boys, they make their home in rural Olivia, where they are members of Cross of Calvary Lutheran Church. In addition to his duties as a state senator, Andrew is a helicopter pilot for North Memorial Health Air Care.

A lifetime of service

In 2002, Andrew joined the Minnesota Army National Guard; he became a commissioned officer in 2003. He served in Balad, Iraq from April 2007 to August 2008 and participated in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve in 2014. He currently serves as the Garrison Commander of Minnesota National Guard’s Arden Hills Army Training Site. Major Lang is also a Blackhawk helicopter pilot.

In 2016, Andrew announced his candidacy for Minnesota State Senate. He earned the Republican endorsement, and after a fierce campaign, Andrew handily won the election, defeating a longtime Democratic incumbent. Andrew took office in January 2017. He represents District 17, which includes communities in Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Renville, and Swift counties in western Minnesota.

A voice for you

As a state senator, Andrew has become known for his commitment to Minnesota’s veterans. He is vice chair of the Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Committee, where his years of military experience and public service guide his dedication to the dignity and wellbeing of Minnesota’s heroes. Andrew also serves on the agriculture, environment and natural resources, and transportation committees, as is a member of the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board. Finally, Andrew is a member of the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council – responsible for overseeing more than $100 million each year to support Minnesota’s vast outdoors.

Andrew has also become a leading voice on issues pertaining to agriculture, natural resources, and tourism – true to the values and economic engines of the communities he represents. He stands up for our constitutional rights every step of the way and is proud to defend the Second Amendment against the endless attacks.

Committee membership

  • Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance Committee
  • Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy Committee
  • Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance Committee
  • Transportation Finance and Policy Committee
  • Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Committee


It’s an honor to represent Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Renville, and Swift counties in the Minnesota Senate! I’m proud to defend our values at the State Capitol, but I need your help. Will you consider a contribution of $25, $50, $100 or more today? Anything helps me with this campaign. Thank you!