House 1991-92 (District 32B); House 1993-2006 (District 31B); House 2009-2012 (District 31B); House 2013-Present (District 28B)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Winona
Spring Valley High School; Secondary; Waldorf College, Iowa; Winona State University; B.S.; Social ScienceMinnesota State University, Mankato; Attended Graduate School;
Three children: Katie, Karrie, and Kimberlie (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He ran unsuccessfully as the Republican Party endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2006 election. His opponent, Ken Tschumper, defeated him by so few votes that an automatic recount occurred. The recount confirmed that Ken Tschumper had won, by 52 votes.Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1999-2000.
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