Senate 1993-2002 (District 43)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
University of Minnesota; B.A.; Economics
Three children: Charles, Andrew, and Peter (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: business climate, property taxes, health care, environment, education.He ran for the Republican endorsement for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2006 primary election. He lost to John Berns.