MN SD5 Gettin’ National Attention!

Princeton Election Consortium has highlighted Minnesota’s SD5 race as the 3rd most competitive Minnesota state senate race and one of the most competitive in the country! Not surprising, SD5 is an ancestral DFL district in north central Minnesota made less DFL by redistricting and it finally capitulated to the GOP with the Trump wave in 2016. Rita Albrecht, mayor of the largest city in the district stands a good chance of recapture the district for the DFL, but an anti-mining plank in the recently adopted DFL platform isn’t helping matters in this district where mining and lumber are major job sources. Here’s the link: https://election.princeton.edu/data/moneyball/

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