Senate 2013-2022 (District 33)
Party when first elected: Republican
Glencoe High School; Secondary; St. Cloud State University; B.E.S.; Elective Studies
Two children: Christine and Samantha (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: transportation, government operations, and budget. In 2018, he announced his intention to run for governor but later withdrew.He announced he would not seek reelection in 2022.Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota, The Directory, 2013-2014.