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ELECTION 2022

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The last few years have taught our nation's students and educators alike that empathy, grace and grit can get us through the hardest of times; these are the same pillars that Mr. Ward echoed
Charles Black Lance is what we need to help our community prosper and grow.

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John Ward's tenacity is not easily matched.
The statewide office doesn’t always grab headlines in an election year, and the work of the auditor is often not as political or high-profile as other offices says Julie Blaha, a DFLer who is running for her second term in the office.
Bob Wright has spent 25 years on the board.
Gov. Tim Walz said his 15-year-old son, who attends high school in Mankato, Minnesota, came home traumatized after police responded to a fake call reporting an active shooter at the school Wednesday.
While metro races will be front and center in the contest for the House, other Greater Minnesota regions could make a big difference in the Senate, where Democrats hold 31 seats. Historic Democratic strongholds in northeast Minnesota’s Iron Range appear to be leaning more toward Republicans, and population centers like Rochester have started to lean more Democratic as they grow and change demographically.
Absentee voting for the Nov. 8 general election starts Friday, Sept. 23, 2022.
Barrows, a one-term county commissioner and retired Minnesota Department of Human Services employee, and Erickson, a Brainerd City Council member and Region Five Development Commission transportation planner, are running to represent District 3 on the Crow Wing County Board.
The victor between the two will succeed Commissioner Bill Brekken, who chose not to run for reelection, to represent District 2.
Commissioner Rosemary Franzen, a four-term County Board member and retired school district employee, and Troy Scheffler, a Merrifield resident and frequent county government critic, are competing for a seat in the boardroom.
Democrats have accused Republicans at the state level of enacting policies to make it harder for racial minorities who tend to support Democratic candidates to cast ballots.
Ten percent told the Mason Dixon Polling and Strategy firm that they hadn’t made up their minds and a tiny fraction said they would opt for a third-party candidate.