ELECTION 2014

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New rules allow absentee voting to be done without reason. Have you voted absentee this year? Do you plan to? What do you think of this new option for voting?
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Republican candidate Eric Lucero and DFL candidate Sharon Shimek are vying for the House 30B seat currently held by David FitzSimmons. FitzSimmons, a Republican legislator from Albertville, won the House 30B seat after redistricting in 2012. He did not, however, receive an endorsement from his party this year for a second term in St. Paul. [...]

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New rules allow absentee voting to be done without reason. Have you voted absentee this year? Do you plan to? What do you think of this new option for voting?
Write us at editor.erstarnews@ecm-inc.com and let us know. — Jim Boyle, editor

Nick Zerwas of Elk River is running for his second term in the Minnesota House of Representatives, District 30A. The Republican legislator is being challenged by Brenden Ellingboe, a DFL-endorsed candidate from Elk River. Both Zerwas and Ellingboe were sent a questionnaire by the Star News. Below are Zerwas’ answers. Ellingboe did not provide answers [...]

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New rules allow absentee voting to be done without reason. Have you voted absentee this year? Do you plan to? What do you think of this new option for voting?
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Sherburne County Board of Commissioner’s District 2 representative Ewald Peterson, of Big Lake, is running for re-election, and he is being challenged by Erv Danielowski, also of Big Lake. District 2 includes the city of Big Lake and the western edge of Elk River. Both candidates seeking this seat recently responded to candidate questionnaires from [...]

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