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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.

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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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