Kirsten Hagen Kennedy, 54

Residence: North Branch

Family: Five children

Career: North Branch mayor; independent health contractor

Michelle Lee, 65

Residence: Moose Lake

Family: Husband, Gary Kovanen, one adult child

Career: Former television news anchor in Duluth

Jason Metsa, 37

Residence: Virginia

Family: Wife, Amanda, one child

Career: Minnesota state representative; former union organizer

Leah Phifer, 34

Residence: Isanti

Family: Single

Career: Former FBI analyst

Joe Radinovich, 32

Residence: Crosby

Family: Single

Career: Former state representative; former political strategist and chief of staff to Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey