Personal: Married to Rep. Len Biernat, DFL-Minneapolis. Three daughters
Education:Degree in chld psychology from the University of Minnesota; master's degree in public administration from Hamline University; doctorate in education policy and administration from the University of Minnesota.
Occupation: Former professor of education at St. Mary's University.
Political background: Commissioner of the Department of Children, Families and Learning. Resigned membership in DFL to run for office under the IP banner
Audio on the Issues (RealAudio)
A day after confirming she would run for governor, Christine Jax was a guest on MPR's Midday, as part of the show's Meet the Candidate series. Listen. (6/26/02)
RESOURCES AND LINKS
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.