Tag Archives: Terry Morrow

Clark Johnson wins DFL special primary in House District 19A

Clark Johnson, a professor at Minnesota State University in Mankato, won the House District 19A primary race with about 66 percent of the vote, or 241 total votes. Farmer Karl Johnson came in second place with 26 percent of the vote, while St. Peter Mayor Tim Strand and educator Robin Courrier each garnered about 5 percent of the vote or less.

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Dayton calls Feb. 12 special election for two vacant House seats

Gov. Mark Dayton has set a date for two greater Minnesota House districts to hold special elections. Feb. 12 will be the day for voters in House District 19A in the St. Peter and North Mankato area and House District 14A in St. Cloud to pick successors respectively to Reps. Terry Morrow and Steve Gottwalt.

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Seeming DFL stronghold could be up for grabs

The House seat that includes North Mankato and St. Peter has given every appearance of being a DFL stronghold in recent election cycles. Rep. Terry Morrow weathered the 2010 GOP wave by 10 points. In 2012, after the new district maps were unveiled, the GOP did not field a candidate to challenge him in the general election. Now that Morrow is resigning, the GOP and the Independence Party are feeling suddenly bullish on their chances to claim victory from the DFL.

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Committee rosters set for 2013-14 Legislature

With DFLers back in control of the House and Senate, many familiar faces will be wielding key gavels when the Legislature convenes on January 8.

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How the stadium deal was done

Left for dead in April, the Vikings stadium bill sprinted to passage in the session’s closing days. What happened?

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