Rod Skoe

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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, MN
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Rod Skoe (b. August 9, 1954) is a Democratic Farm-Labor member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 2 since 2003. Before becoming a Senator, Skoe served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1999 to 2003. Before entering the state legislature, Skoe was active in local politics as a member of the Clearbrook School Board and the Clearwater County Board of Commissioners.

Skoe graduated from Augsburg College with his Bachelor's degree in Sociology 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 these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Skoe received $37,380 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Minnesota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rod Skoe's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$9,432
Hubbard County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party$738
Minnesota Association Of Realtors$500
Parrott, Mark & Julianne$500
Great River Energy PAC$500
Total Raised in 2010 $37,380

2006

In 2006, Skoe collected $31,121 in donations.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $10,971
Richard Mollin $500
IFO $500
Mah Mah Wi No Min $500
Minnesota Veterinary Medicine Association $500

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District 2

Skoe represents Minnesota Senate District 2. District 2 includes the outlying Bemidji region[5].

Personal

Rod is married to Sarah Hoagberg. They have two children and reside in Clearbrook, Minnesota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Minnesota State Senate District 2
2003–present
Succeeded by
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