Legislative incumbents in west central Minnesota face challenges in newly drawn districts
Minnesota legislative districts have been re-drawn, giving challengers and incumbents new grounds for campaigning.
Voters will go to the polls in November to elect state legislators in districts that have been redrawn due to the latest census. Filings for state offices ended May 31.
Republicans in Senate District 15 will vote in an August primary to select a candidate for the general election. Incumbent Sen. Gary Dahms, R, Redwood Falls, is challenged on the Republican ticket by Larvita McFarquhar of Lynd. The winner will face DFL candidate Anita Gaul of Marshall in November.
Area filings include:
Due to the 2020 census, redistricting was required for several Minnesota Senate districts. The updated district boundaries can be found online at www.gis.lcc.mn.gov/redist2020/Legislative/L2022/senate/interactive/map.html
Torrey Westrom, R-Alexandria (i)
Kari Dorry, DFL-Ortonville
Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls (i)
Larvita McFarquhar, R-Lynd
Anita Gaul, DFL- Marshall
Andrew Lang, R-Olivia (i)
Fernando Alvarado, DFL-Willmar
Due to the 2020 census, redistricting was required for several Minnesota House districts. The updated district boundaries can be found online at www.gis.lcc.mn.gov/redist2020/Legislative/L2022/house/interactive/map.html
Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck (i)
Edie Barrett, DFL-Ortonville
Chris Swedzinski, R-Ghent (i)
Keith VanOverbeke, DFL-Marshall
Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City (i)
Robert M. Wright, DFL-Hector
Dave Baker, R-Willmar (i)
Fred Cogelow, DFL-Willmar