In a close race in State Representative District 32B, incumbent Bob Barrett (R-Lindstrom) leads DFL challenger Rick Olseen of Sunrise Township. With 12 of 14 precincts reporting, Barrett is ahead 9,214-8,916.
Former State Sen. Rick Olseen, DFL-Harris, will run for the DFL endorsement to seek the House District 32B seat which serves most of Chisago County. “I’m planning to run,” Olseen said this week. The seat is currently open following redistricting which moved the current legislation, District 17B Rep. Bob Barrett, R-Shafer, into a new district [...]