Senate 2007-2010 (District 10)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Becker, Otter Tail, Wadena
Battle Lake High School; Secondary; Thief River Falls Technical College; Vocational-Technical School; Audio Communications
Two children: Andrew and Noah (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: environment, agriculture, education.He grew up on farm.Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.He ran as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsed candidate for Minnesota Senate District 8 in the 2012 election.