Personal: Married to Gene. 12 children by birth and adoption.
Education: Little Falls High School. Asbury College, Kentucky. University of Minnesota.
Political background: Elected to the Minn. House in 1990. Elected to the Minn. Senate, 1996.
Final gubernatorial debate
All four major party candidates appeared on TPT's Almanac Read . (11/2/02)
Governor - General debate
Moe, Pawlenty, Penny and Pentel appeared on MPR's Midday for a general debate of issues in the race. Listen (10/14/02)
Governor - Higher Education Three of four major party candidates discuss their plans for higher education, including the premise that budget woes will cause cuts. Listen (10/09/02)
See an extensive archive of political debate audio from the campaign of 2002.