Dan Erhart for County Commissioner
It is a privilege to work for residents and businesses in Anoka, Coon Rapids and Andover. The people of Anoka County are my number one priority. I care about our future.

I respectfully ask voters in Anoka County Commissioner District 7 to remember me Nov. 6. You can see a map of Commissioner District 7 and you can use the Minnesota Secretary of State website to find your polling place.

With your support, I'll continue to deliver results that are important to Anoka County.

I always appreciate a conversation with an Anoka County resident or business owner. My home phone is 763-421-1884. My email is DanErhart@msn.com. Thank you. 

Dan Erhart is On the Job Working for You

Dan Erhart's career attendance record at Anoka County Board meetings is better than 99%. He's always on the job for you.

Erhart's influence as a community leader can be seen in a wide variety of governmental organizations at the local, state and national levels, including:

  • Anoka County Children and Family Council, co-chair
  • National Association of Counties (NACo)
  • NACo Environmental Energy and Land Use Steering Committee
  • Association of MN Counties
  • Metropolitan Counties Energy Task Force
  • Metropolitan Inter-County Association
  • Numerous county committees

Making Needed Changes, Sustaining Innovations

  • The county portion of our property tax continues to be lower per person than in 95% of Minnesota counties. Dan Erhart has led the county through major changes resulting in a more efficient and responsive local government.

Dan Erhart's Leadership Has Helped Produce...

  • Safety. A regional, state of the art forensic lab and a multi-county medical examiners' facility effectively fight crime.
  • Business Growth. Anoka County is open for business. We offer bargains on housing, one of the highest median incomes and lowest poverty rates in the state.
  • Supportive Environment for Healthy Families. A leader in welfare reform, Anoka County places top priority on job training and placement.
  • Clean Environment. We have some of the best recycling and waste management programs in the state.
  • Recreation. 11,000-acre county park system, which includes Bunker Beach, draws 3.5 million visitors every year. The National Sports Center and the TPC of the Twin Cities are local jewels with international reputations.

 Dan Erhart -- a Qualified Leader

  • Small business owner
  • Anoka County Children and Family Council, co-chair
  • Member, Anoka Technical College Board, and Foundation
  • Board Member, Metropolitan Inter-County Association
  • Member, Association of Minnesota Counties
  • Member of MetroNorth Chamber, Anoka Area Chamber, Coon Rapids Lions, Anoka Rotary, St. Stephen's Church
  • University of Minnesota graduate
  • Read more in Dan Erhart's biography

In the News

County Attorney finds no basis for conflict of interest accusation in KSTP news story targeting Anoka County Commissioner Dan Erhart

Read the news release

Read the Washington County Attorney review


Learn more about the issues facing Anoka County residents and how Dan Erhart's leadership has made a difference.  Go to Dan's online video channel.


This year saw some changes to district boundaries. I'm glad to welcome Dan Erhart to Andover as our new representative on the county board. He works in a common-sense way to get things done for Anoka County.
Mike Gamache, Andover Mayor

Dan Erhart has the ability to unite private industry and government. By working with both parties Dan is successful in moving forward projects important to the citizens of Anoka County.
Charlie Weaver, Executive Director, Minnesota Business Partnership

Because of Dan Erhart's effort and leadership, Northstar Commuter Rail connects us to a growing regional transit system.
Barb Loe, resident

Commissioner Erhart's leadership and persistence pay high dividends for residents of Anoka County in the way of increased economic opportunities and infrastructure improvements.
Dick Day, past Minnesota Senate Majority Leader

Dan Erhart is the most dedicated, hard-working visionary that I've worked with during my 20 years managing the 3M Championship. The leadership he has shown for transportation and the continued growth of Anoka County can't be surpassed. Nobody works harder and gets more done than Dan Erhart.
Hollis Cavner, Director, 3M Championship

Dan Erhart is a champion for issues that are important to Veterans, like services that help us age in our own homes, accessible transit, and keeping the lid on property taxes.
Bud Redepenning, Veteran

Anoka County's best salesman is Dan Erhart. He knows our past, our current challenges and our potential. Dan delivers results for our area because he believes in us.
Jordyn Andrajack, customer service, local manufacturer

Dan Erhart is one of the most effective and visionary leaders in Anoka County.
Paul Erickson, Executive Director, National Sports Center

Other Endorsements:

  • International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49
  • Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
  • Teamster J.C. 32 D.R.I.V.E.
  • United Transportation Union Minnesota Legislative Board
  • National Association of Letter Carriers

Dan and his wife Kathy are
40 year residents and homeowners
in Anoka County.

If I am re-elected
I will continue to listen to the people and
find ways to keep Anoka County moving forward.