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James R. Nobles
Legislative Auditor

Phone: 651/296-4708
E-mail: James.Nobles@state.mn.us

Jim Nobles is the Legislative Auditor for the State of Minnesota. He was chosen to serve a six-year term as auditor by the Legislative Audit Commission in 1983, confirmed for a second term in 1989, a third term in 1995, a fourth term in 2001, and a fifth term in 2007. From 1978 to 1983 he served as Deputy Legislative Auditor for Program Evaluation, and from 1971 to 1978 he worked for the House of Representatives Research Department where he worked closely with the House Governmental Operations Committee.

Mr. Nobles has a BA in political science and MA in public administration.



Office of the Legislative Auditor ♦ Room 140, 658 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55155