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State Senate District 8 endorses candidates

Bud Nornes1 / 3
Mary Franson 2 / 3
Todd Jensen3 / 3

Republicans from Douglas and Otter Tail counties in Minnesota Senate District 8 held their endorsement convention in Miltona on April 7.

Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, was unanimously endorsed for a fifth term in District 8B.

Also endorsed by Otter Tail County Republicans from District 8A was Rep. Bud Nornes, who prevailed over a challenger by a vote of 25 to 2. Nornes is seeking his 12th term in office.

Todd Jensen of Alexandria, who serves on the Alexandria City Council, was elected as Senate District 8 Chair.

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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