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Rod Skoe
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Minnesota State Senate, District 2
Incumbent
In office
2003 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2017
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$96/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 2002
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Minnesota House of Representatives
1999 - 2003
Education
Bachelor'sAugsburg College
Personal
BirthdayAugust 9, 1954
Place of birthGrand Rapids, Minnesota
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Rod Skoe (b. August 9, 1954) is a Democratic-Farmer-Labor member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 2. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Skoe served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1999 to 2003. He was also a member of the Clearbrook School Board and the Clearwater County Board of Commissioners.

Biography

Skoe earned his bachelor's degree in Sociology from Augsburg College in 1977.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Skoe served on the following committees:

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules and Administration
Taxes, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Skoe served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Skoe served on the following committees:

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012

Skoe won re-election to the 2nd District seat in 2012. He had no primary opposition on August 14 and defeated Dennis Moser (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Minnesota State Senate, District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRod Skoe Incumbent 55% 21,269
     Republican Dennis Moser 45% 17,423
Total Votes 38,692

2010

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010

Skoe won re-election to the 2nd District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Dennis Moser ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Minnesota State Senate, District 2 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rod Skoe (DFL) 15588 52.95%
Dennis Moser (R) 13825 46.96%
Write-In 24 0.08%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Skoe won re-election to the 2nd District Seat in the Minnesota State Senate, defeating Steve Booth (R).[2]

Minnesota State Senate, District 2 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rod Skoe (DFL) 19,471 60.76%
Steve Booth (R) 12,540 39.13%
Write-In 33 0.10%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Skoe is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Skoe raised a total of $214,335 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 26, 2013.[3]

Rod Skoe's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State Senate, District 2 Won $32,633
2010 Minnesota State Senate, District 2 Won $37,380
2008 Minnesota State Senate, District 2 Not up for election $8,330
2006 Minnesota State Senate, District 2 Won $31,121
2004 Minnesota State Senate, District 2 Not up for election $11,620
2002 Minnesota State Senate, District 2 Won $31,675
2000 Minnesota State House, District 2B Won $31,161
1998 Minnesota State House, District 2B Won $30,415
Grand Total Raised $214,335

2012

Skoe won re-election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Skoe raised a total of $32,633.
Minnesota State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rod Skoe's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$7,275
Hubbard County DFL$800
MTA PAC$500
SEIU State Council PAC$500
Minnesota Association of Realtors$500
Total Raised in 2012$32,633
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Skoe won re-election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Skoe raised a total of $37,380.

2008

Skoe was not up for election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Skoe raised a total of $8,330.

2006

Skoe won re-election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Skoe raised a total of $31,121.

2004

Skoe was not up for election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Skoe raised a total of $11,620.

2002

Skoe won election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Skoe raised a total of $31,675.

2000

Skoe won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Skoe raised a total of $31,161.

1998

Skoe won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Skoe raised a total of $30,415.

Scorecards

Taxpayers League of Minnesota

The Taxpayers League of Minnesota, a Minnesota-based taxpayer advocacy organization, releases a legislative scorecard for the Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota State Senate once a year. The scorecard gives each legislator a score based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on tax issues and “their efforts to balance the state budget without a tax increase.” The organization also compiles a legislator’s individual "Lifetime Score."[4]

2013

Skoe received a score of 0% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 43rd out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[5]

2012

Skoe received a score of 0% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 55th out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[6]

2011

Skoe received a score of 0% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 67th out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[7]

Personal

Skoe and his wife, Sarah Hoagberg, have two children.

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Minnesota State Senate District 2
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