Carlson, McElfatrick endorsed by GOP


Two incumbent lawmakers, Sen. John Carlson, R-Bemidji, and Rep. Carolyn McElfatrick, R-Deer River, were endorsed by Republicans March 24 at the Morse Town Hall in Deer River.

Carlson was endorsed for the Senate seat in the newly created District 5. McElfatrick was endorsed for the House in the new District 5B.

The new Senate district includes Beltrami, Cass and Itasca counties.

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