Rod Skoe

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Rod Skoe
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 2nd district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2003
Preceded byRoger Moe
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 2B district
In office
1999–2003
Preceded byEdgar L. Olson
Succeeded byDoug Lindgren
Personal details
Born(1954-08-09) August 9, 1954 (age 58)
Political partyDFL
Spouse(s)Sarah
Children2
ResidenceClearbrook, Minnesota
Alma materAugsburg College
Occupationfarmer, legislator
ReligionLutheran
 
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Rod Skoe
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 2nd district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2003
Preceded byRoger Moe
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 2B district
In office
1999–2003
Preceded byEdgar L. Olson
Succeeded byDoug Lindgren
Personal details
Born(1954-08-09) August 9, 1954 (age 58)
Political partyDFL
Spouse(s)Sarah
Children2
ResidenceClearbrook, Minnesota
Alma materAugsburg College
Occupationfarmer, legislator
ReligionLutheran

Rod Skoe (born August 9, 1954) is a Minnesota politician and a member of the Minnesota Senate representing District 2, which includes all or portions of Becker, Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Norman, Pennington and Polk counties in the northwestern part of the state. A Democrat, he was first elected in 2002, and was re-elected in 2006 and 2010. Prior to that, he served in the Minnesota House of Representatives representing District 2B from 1999 to 2003.[1]

Skoe is a member of the Senate's Agriculture and Rural Economies, Higher Education, and Taxes committees.[2]

Skoe completed high school at Kelliher High School in Kelliher, and later received a B.A. from Augsburg College in Minneapolis. He and his wife, Sarah, have two children.[1]

Electoral history

Minnesota Senate Election District 2, 2006[3]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticRod Skoe (incumbent)19,47160.8%+2.8%
RepublicanSteven Booth12,54039.1%-2.9%
Minnesota Senate Election District 2, 2002[4]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticRod Skoe17,74958%
RepublicanSteven Booth12,88242%

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