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Friday, January 04, 2008

Endorsement Contest for Mark Olson's Seat

Sherburne County Citizen:

"If we need to raise revenue, it should be done by expanding jobs and nurturing small business, not by raising taxes on middle class families," she said.

Lumley and Gintz will attend the Republican precinct caucuses in March. The endorsing convention takes place March 22.

Rep. Olson intends to fight for his seat. Sherburne County Republican Chair Paul Vollkommer says he may get the endorsement of the Sherburne County GOP, in spite of political troubles at the Capital.

"Mark has served this district for 16 years," Vollkommer said. "He still seems to have a lot of support in the community."