Oakdale man to challenge for Senate District 53 endorsement
An Oakdale man is making the Democratic endorsement for Senate District 53 a contest.
John Becker, a musical composer who worked for more than 21 years as a publishing firm editor, announced late Monday that he will seek the DFL endorsement for the seat. The new Senate District 53 seat includes all of Woodbury, Landfall and portions of Maplewood and Oakdale.
"The citizens in the 53rd District have not been adequately represented in the