House 2009-2010 (District 7B); Senate 2011-2012 (District 7); Senate 2013-Present (District 7)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Dawson-Boyd High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1988University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; B.S.; Secondary EducationUniversity of Minnesota, Humphrey Institute; Attended Graduate School; Postgraduate WorkMinnesota State University, Mankato; M.S.; Education, Curriculum and Instruction
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: taxation, transportation, higher education, regional centers/regional economies.He was a member of the Asbury Methodist Church.Religion provided by Project Vote Smart, 2008.
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