House 2004-2006 (District 18A); Senate 2011-2012 (District 18); Senate 2013-Present (District 18)
Party when first elected: Republican
McLeod, Meeker, Sibley, Wright
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Hutchinson High School; Secondary; 1965
Minnesota State University, Mankato; B.A.; History and Political Science, 1969
William Mitchell College of Law; J.D.; 1973
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Hennepin County, Minnesota (Deputy Sheriff);
State Public Defender/Office:
Minnesota (Public Defender);
Minnesota (Administrative Law Judge, Part-Time);
2008 to 20??
Ginny (married around 1974)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He ran unsuccessfully as the Republican party endorsed candidate for the 1st Judicial District Court Judge in the 2006 election.
He successfully sought the Republican Party endorsement to run for Minnesota Attorney General in the 2014 election. He won the primary election, but lost the general election.
He announced he would not seek reelection in 2022.
Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.