House 2003-2012 (District 2A); Senate 2013-2022 (District 4)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Becker, Clay, Clearwater, Mahnomen, Norman, Polk
Twin Valley High School; Secondary; Concordia College, Moorhead; B.A.; Political Science and EducationSt. Cloud State University; M.A.; History
Four children: Kara, Samuel, Amber, and Adam
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Willis Roy Eken
He's a licensed airplane pilot.His full name is Bernhard Kent Eken.He announced he would not seek reelection in 2022.Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.