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Detroit Lakes native Jeff Johnson was named committeeman of the Minnesota Republican National Committee.

DL native becomes the face of Minnesota Republicans

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A Detroit Lakes native is making his mark on the nation's political stage.

1985 DL High School graduate Jeff Johnson is Minnesota's new Republican National Committeeman.


"I will have two roles with this position," explains Johnson.

"First, every state elects three of us to serve on the Republican National Committee, and our job is to help run the national party ... set the direction, craft a positive message and choose Republican Party leadership.

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