Hoffman defeats Skogen for senate seat
Republican Gretchen Hoffman has defeated DFLer Dan Skogen for the District 10 Minnesota Senate seat.
Hoffman gathered 55 percent of the vote to Skogen's 45 percent, with the total tallies at 17,048 for Hoffman and 14,040 for Skogen.
"I congratulate Senator Skogen for a spirited contest," Hoffman said. "I look forward to serving the people of District 10 in the state senate."
Hoffman said her message of government living within its means struck a chord with voters.
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