Minnesota Supreme Court removes Gauthier from ballot
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Democrats have gotten a lifeline in their efforts to hang on to a Duluth-area legislative seat after a disgraced Democratic lawmaker quit his re-election bid.
The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday granted the party's request to have Rep. Kerry Gauthier's (GOTH'-ee-air's) name scrubbed from the ballot. He dropped out of a re-election race for a Duluth seat after having a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy.
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