ELECTION 2014

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• Candidates vie for open seat in the state’s 6th District by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The 6th District race will be featured this fall as it is Minnesota’s only U.S. House race in 2014 without an incumbent. U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann is retiring from the seat in Congress after serving four terms. Her district [...]

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Tell us                   what you think
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

Voters in the 6th Congressional District will send a new face to Washington next year. After four terms, Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is not running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. This has opened the door to a new field of candidates seeking the office. Tom Emmer, who received the endorsement of the [...]

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Eric Lucero and Kevin Kasel

by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer New candidates are up this fall to become state representative from House District 30B, which includes areas of Otsego, St. Michael, Albertville, Hanover and Dayton. David FitzSimmons, a Republican legislator from Albertville, won the House 30B seat after redistricting in 2012. He did not, however, receive an endorsement from his [...]

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