VOTER GUIDE TAB
BOX; Gil Gutknecht
Family: Married to Mary, three children.
Work and education: Business degree from the University of Northern Iowa, eight years as school supply salesman in southeastern Minnesota, also worked as auctioneer.
Previous government positions: Six terms in the Minnesota House of Representatives
BOX; Steve Andreasen
Work and education: Graduated from Richfield High School in 1980. Earned his bachelor's degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter in 1984, and earned his master's degree from the Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at University of Minnesota in 1986. He then went to work on national security issues in the Reagan, Bush Sr., and Clinton administrations.
Previous government positions: Worked in the State Department, also served on National Security Council Staff at the White House.
BOX; Greg Mikkelson
Address: Lake Crystal
Family: Two children.
Work and education: Small-business owner and fourth-generation farmer; two-year degree in agribusiness; past chairman, Minnesota Corn Research and Promotion Council; member, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Citizens Advisory Committee.
Previous government positions: None.