Senate 2007-2010 (District 38); Senate 2013-2022 (District 51); Senate 2023-Present (District 52)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
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Reported Minority: None Reported
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Retired Mechanical Engineer, Ecolab and 3M
Dunwoody Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Vocational-Technical School; Certificate of Machine Design, 1967
University of Minnesota; B.M.E.; Mechanical Engineering, 1973
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented (Board of Directors);
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: education, transportation, health care, economic vitality, voter access.
He was raised on a farm.
He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2004.
Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.