The race to replace former state legislator Ray Vandeveer went down to the wire on Election Night. In the end, the seat of the former state senator from Forest Lake will remain in Republican hands. Karin Housley made sure of that with a come-from-behind victory over DFL opponent Julie Bunn of Lake Elmo. Housley, of [...]
The race to fill the seat opened by Forest Lake’s Ray Vandeveer is neck-and-neck heading to the wire. Karin Housley (R-St. Mary’s Point) has pulled ahead of Julie Bunn (DFL-Lake Elmo) by 204 votes with only two precincts of 33 left to report.
Julie Bunn (DFL-Lake Elmo) holds a 2.5 percent lead over Karin Housley (R-St. Mary’s Point) with 26 of 33 precincts reporting in State Senate District 39. Bunn has garnered 17,339 votes to Housley’s 16,456. Housley carried Precincts 2 and 4 in Forest Lake, while Bunn held a narrow advantage in Precinct 1. Housley took Scandia [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]