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Newman with substantial lead in District 18 Senate


GROVE CITY -- Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, held a substantial lead in early returns Tuesday in Minnesota Senate District 18.

Unofficial returns showed that Newman had collected 6,262 votes as of 12:15 a.m. Wednesday. Challenger Steven Schiroo, of Cokato, had received 4,669 votes. There were 37 of 85 precincts reporting.

District 18 includes all of Meeker, McLeod and Sibley counties, plus the City of Cokato and Cokato Township in Wright County.

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