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Sen. Mary Olson talks about the team effort Democrat candidates will take in the fall elections after they were endorsed Saturday by Senate 4 DFLers in Walker. With their spouses are, from left, House 4A Rep. John Persell and Teresa, John and Mary Olson, and House 4B candidate Meg and Don Bye. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

District 4 endorses two incumbents. Meg Bye in second run

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WALKER -- Two incumbents and a second-time candidate were endorsed here Saturday morning by Senate District 4 Democrats.

Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji, and Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, were both overwhelming endorsed for second terms, despite being challenged on American Indian issues.


Meg Bye of rural Pequot Lakes was unopposed for endorsement for a second run against Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who will be seeking his seventh term for House 4B.

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