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Woodbury Democrat Susan Kent speaks with a supporter on election night.

Kent, Lillie react to Woodbury Senate election results

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Woodbury residents voted in their third senator in six years this week when Democrat Susan Kent defeated incumbent Republican Ted Lillie.


Kent drew 52 percent of the vote to Lillie's 48 percent, making her the second Woodbury Democrat elected to the Senate since Kathy Saltzman won in 2006.

Kent, who will represent Woodbury, Landfall and parts of Maplewood and Oakdale in Senate District 53, said she thought voters responded to her message of bridge-building between parties.

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Michael Longaecker
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