ELECTION 2014

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Republican Tom Emmer shakes hands with a supporter on election night on Tuesday, Nov. 4. (Submitted photo)

by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Long before even half of all precincts had reported their totals on election night, 6th District Republicans were celebrating a hold on their seat in Congress as candidate Tom Emmer, of Delano, enjoyed a large and steady lead over Democratic challenger Joe Perske, the mayor of Sartell. Emmer’s win will […]

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Republican Tom Emmer is holding a commanding lead in Congressional District 6 with 39 percent of precincts reporting. Emmer is leading 51,318 (56 percent) to 34,912 (38 percent) over DFLer Joe Perske. Independence candidate John Denney is a distant third with 4,986 votes.

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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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  By Aaron Brom Crow River News One-time hopeful governor Tom Emmer is now looking very hopeful for Congress as he soundly defeated Anoka County Board of Commissioners Chairperson Rhonda Sivarajah in the race for the 6th District Republican nomination. After four terms, Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is not running for re-election to the U.S. […]

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Republican Mike McFadden was not kidding around Tuesday night with an overwhelming primary election victory in his GOP bid for U.S. Senate. He rolled over opponent Jim Abeler of Anoka County with 71 percent of the votes. Abeler was a distant second with 15 percent of the votes. The victory squarely pits McFadden against DFL […]

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After four terms, Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is not running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Two Republican candidates hope to get a shot at the 6th Congressional District seat in the general election. Former state house representative and 2010 gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer received the GOP nomination earlier this year and is […]

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