House 2003-2012 (District 66A); House 2013-2020 (District 66B)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Holy Name Seminary, Wisconsin; Secondary; Junior and Senior Years, Priest StudiesOsseo High School; Secondary; Freshman and Sophmore YearsSt. Louis University; B.A.; Philosophy and PsychologyHamline University School of Law; J.D.; 1998
Tina Marie (divorced around 2004); Melissa Reed (married September 2012)
Three children: Alice, Eleanor, Eilah (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsement for the Minnesota Senate in the 2011 special election primary. He lost the endorsement to Mary Jo McGuire.In 2018, he ran for attorney general, but he withdrew from the race.Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.