Crimson tide washes out local Democrats, non-partisan candidates
The crimson tsunami of discontent that washed over the country Tuesday claimed local Democrats and even non-partisan incumbents, including Hubbard County Sheriff Frank Homer.
Rep. Brita Sailer (DFL-Park Rapids) and Sen. Mary Olson (DFL - Bemidji) were among the casualties, as was Dist. 1 Commissioner Don Carlson, who were all swept out of office along with 8th Dist. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who served 35 years in Congress.
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