House 2011-2012 (District 37B)
Party when first elected: Republican
Wisconsin High Schools; Secondary; Winona State University; B.A.; U.S. HistoryWinona State University; B.S.; Secondary Social Studies EducationWinona State University; M.A.; Education
Cindy (married around 1995)
Four children: Kyla, Cassandra, and Olivia (3 daughters); Hayden (1 son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was raised in a rural area near Sauk City/Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin.He ran successfully for Republican party endorsement for the United States Senate seat in the 2012 election. He won the primary election but lost the general election to Sen. Amy Klobuchar.He was a former head coach of the Rosemount High School wrestling team.He was a member of Christ Church in Apple Valley, Minnesota.Religion provided by his 2010 Campaign Website.
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