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BEN GRIMSLEY of Detroit Lakes is seeking the seat in the Minnesota House now occupied by DFLer Paul Marquart.

It's Paul Marquart vs. Ben Grimsley in Minnesota 9B race

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The race for Minnesota House District 9B is a contest between incumbent Democrat Paul Marquart, a veteran of the Legislature, and Republican Benjamin Grimsley, a newcomer to politics.


Marquart, a Dilworth teacher, is seeking a sixth term.

Grimsley, who is from Detroit Lakes and self-employed in the insurance and financial services field, has said during his campaign that he doesn't plan to make politics a career.

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