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District 9 seat

Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Cass County, defeated former Rep. Al Doty, DFL-Royalton, 53.7 percent to 46.30 percent in Tuesday’s election for the Senate District 9 seat. The vote totals were Gazelka, 20,255, and Doty, 17,505.


Previously Gazelka served one term in the House and one two-year term in the Senate.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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