Rod Skoe

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Rod Skoe
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 2nd district
In office
January 7, 2003 – January 2, 2017
Preceded by Tony Kinkel (District 4)
Succeeded by Paul Utke
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 2B district
In office
January 5, 1999 – January 6, 2003
Preceded by Edgar Olson
Succeeded by Doug Lindgren
Personal details
Born (1954-08-09) August 9, 1954 (age 62)
Political party Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
Spouse(s) Sarah
Children 2
Alma mater Augsburg College
Occupation farmer

Rod Skoe (born August 9, 1954) is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he represented District 2, which included all or portions of Becker, Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Otter Tail and Wadena counties in the northwestern part of the state.[1]

Education[edit]

Skoe completed high school at Kelliher High School in Kelliher, and later received a B.A. from Augsburg College in Minneapolis.

Minnesota House of Representatives[edit]

Skoe served in the Minnesota House of Representatives representing District 2B from 1999 to 2003.[1]

Minnesota Senate[edit]

Skoe was first elected in 2002 and was re-elected in every subsequent election since then until 2016, when he lost to Republican Paul Utke.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

Minnesota Senate Election District 2, 2012[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL Rod Skoe (incumbent) 21,269 54.92
Republican Dennis Moser 17,423 44.99
Minnesota Senate Election District 2, 2010[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL Rod Skoe (incumbent) 15,588 52.95 -7.81pp
Republican Dennis Moser 13,825 46.96 +7.83pp
Minnesota Senate Election District 2, 2006[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL Rod Skoe (incumbent) 19,471 60.76 +2.86pp
Republican Steven Booth 12,540 39.13 -2.89pp
Minnesota Senate Election District 2, 2002[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL Rod Skoe 17,749 57.90
Republican Steven Booth 12,881 42.02

Personal life[edit]

He and his wife, Sarah, have two children.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - Legislator Record - Skoe, Rod". Venus.library.leg.state.mn.us. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2012". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2010". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2006". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2002". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 

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