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Gimse, two-time challenger, upsets state's most powerful senator; Conservative organizations targeted Johnson on marriage, abortion issues

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WILLMAR -- The 28-year political career of Sen. Dean Johnson has come to an abrupt halt.

With all precincts reporting as of 2 a.m., Johnson had 15,669 votes -- 553 votes shy of his Republican challenger Joe Gimse, who had 16,222 votes.

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Results are unofficial until canvassing boards meet.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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