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Douglas County bucks trend in two statewide races

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Douglas County voters parted ways with the rest of Minnesota in two statewide primary elections Tuesday -- the Republican race for governor and the DFL contest for secretary of state.


Local voters favored Marty Seifert for governor, giving him 34 percent of the total votes cast. Kurt Zellers was second with 27 percent, followed by Jeff Johnson with 17 percent and Scott Honour with 14 percent.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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