Representative Paul Novotny, is wrapping up his first term as the Representative for Minnesota House District 30A (Elk River, Big Lake, Big Lake Township, and Otsego). Paul was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives on February 4th, 2020 in a Special Election. He was sworn in on February 11th, 2020.
Novotny is married to Nicole who works at Guardian Angel’s Senior Services as the Director of Human Resources. They have raised two daughters who both graduated from Elk River High School, the youngest in 2019.
“I feel a debt of gratitude and honor to this community for the life that I have had and been able to provide for my family. I promise I will work every day and do everything in my power, to ensure the government gets out of your way so that you can chase your family’s dreams too.”
Novotny retired from his 33+ year career in Law Enforcement on May 28th, 2020. During his career Novotny served in many different assignments including Patrol Sergeant, Investigative Sergeant and Firearms Instructor for the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office. He has been involved in coaching youth sports, teaching firearms safety, leading a confirmation group at his church and is an active private pilot.
Currently, Paul serves on the Public Safety Committee and Corrections Sub-Committee at the capitol. He has been an outspoken supporter of the sanctity of life, protection of the 2nd amendment and individual liberties over big government.