Senate 1995-2002 (District 16); Senate 2003-2005 (District 15)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Benton, Sherburne, Stearns
Litchfield High School; Secondary; St. Cloud State University; B.A.; Political Science and History, Magna Cum Laude
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: education, business, crime, transportation.He ran unsuccessfully for Mayor of St. Cloud in 1989.Religion provided by the Natural Resources Defense Council's State Directories 2005 and Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.