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Majority of counties have made changes in electing or appointing statutory officials

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More than 75 percent of Minnesota counties have implemented one change or more in their statutory offices, according to a report from the Minnesota House Research Department.


Those changes include appointing, rather than electing, the officials and combining offices.

The most common change is appointing the county recorder and combining the offices of auditor and treasurer.

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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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