The race is set for the November election in Minnesota House District 12-A.
In yesterday’s Republican primary, former Browns Valley mayor Jeff Backer received 1777 votes, or 56%, 1422 votes or 44 percent for Morris business owner Nancy Taffe. Backer will face incumbent Democrat Jay McNamar.
In Grant county District 4 County Commissioner contest Tom Grout received 65 votes and will face Bill LaValley who got 49 votes. Tom Amundson tallied 41 votes.
In the Swift County District 2 race, Edward Pederson had 138 votes and will face Grant Herfindahl who received 68, Nance Loen got 21.
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