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Green beats Sailer; Skoe, Marquart keep their seats

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Races for some Minnesota state legislative seats proved to be neck in neck for area candidates and a virtual walk in the park for others.


Green beats Sailer

Republican Steve Green surprised some when he received enough votes to defeat DFL'er Brita Sailer for the seat in district 2B.

A Fosston native, Green took 9,759 votes or 51 percent, while Sailer, of Park Rapids, barely trailed him with 9,376 votes or 49 percent.

There were 15 write-in votes.

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