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State Sen. Torrey Westrom announces re-election bid

Westrom issued a statement after a five-member panel of judges released the new legislative district maps that go into effect for the upcoming election.

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Torrey Westrom

ST PAUL — State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, announced Friday, Feb. 18 that he is seeking re-election three days after a five-member panel of judges released the new legislative district maps that go into effect for the upcoming election.

Westrom released the following statement:

“As the current Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee chairman, I look forward to continuing to represent the great people in western and central Minnesota and be their champion in the Minnesota State Senate.  With the new district lines, I am actively evaluating with family and community members on how to best be that strong voice for agriculture and our traditional conservative values in St. Paul. As a life-long Republican, it is a tremendous honor serving our community. Stay tuned for imminent, detailed news on our re-election campaign."

— Echo Press staff report

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