In the Republican primary for the open Senate District 39 seat on Tuesday, Karin Housley defeated Eric Michael Langness of Forest Lake to move on to the November 6 general election ballot where she will meet DFL candidate Julie Bunn. Housley dominated the primary contest with 67.2 percent of the vote while Langness received 32.8 [...]
Neither Karin Housley nor Eric Langness on June 4 had any inkling of running for state Senate, but they found themselves filing as candidates in District 39 after frantic trips to the Capitol the very next day.
He won’t seek reelection in new Senate District 39 Cliff Buchan News Editor In a last-minute decision on Tuesday, State Sen. Ray Vandeveer, R-Forest Lake, has backed away from a reelection bid this fall in new Senate District 39. Vandeveer had earlier received the Republican endorsement to run again. Vandeveer said on Wednesday morning the [...]