ELECTION 2014

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After serving two terms, Ernie Leidiger (R-Mayer) is not running for re-election for the Minnesota House of Representatives District 47A seat, meaning citizens in western Carver County will have a new person representing them following the General Election in November. Matt Gieseke, who received the Democratic nomination, and Jim Nash, who defeated Bob Frey in [...]

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The race for Carver County Commissioner for District 4 includes incumbent Tim Lynch and challenger Frank Long. As part of this newspaper’s coverage for the upcoming election, both candidates were asked to provide some background about themselves and share a few thoughts about the position and their candidacy. Biography FRANK LONG: Age: 55; family: Vicky, [...]

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The race for Carver County Sheriff includes incumbent Jim Olson and challenger Derek Lee. As part of this newspaper’s coverage for the upcoming election, both candidates were asked to provide some background about themselves and share a few thoughts about the position and their candidacy. Biography DEREK LEE: Prior to becoming a Police Chief I [...]

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In the race for Carver County Attorney, incumbent Mark Metz is running unopposed. As part of this newspaper’s coverage for the upcoming election, Metz was given an opportunity to share a few thoughts with readers regarding his candidacy and goals for the position. Biography MARK METZ: I began my career clerking for a judge and [...]

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BUTTON ELECTION1

A total of 5,255 citizens out of 57, 146 registered voters in Carver County voted in the Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 12. In races of note, Republican Jim Nash won the GOP House District 47A race against Bob Frey. According to the unofficial results released by Carver County, Nash won the race with 1,406 votes (59.93 percent) [...]

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BUTTON ELECTION1

In the Carver County Commissioner District 4 race in the Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 12, incumbent Tim Lynch (909 votes) and Frank Long (504 votes) advanced to the General Election, which will be held Nov. 4. Al Leuthner (117 votes) finished third. The results create a rematch between Lynch and Long, who ran against each [...]

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