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RESULTS: Xiong secures District 53A seat

Tou Xiong

DFL'er Tou Xiong handily defeated Republican Andy Turonie for Minnesota House District 53A in the Nov. 6, 2018, midterm election.

Xiong received 7,917 votes to Turonie's 5,177, according to unofficial results posted Wednesday on the Minnesota Secretary of State website.

The 28-year-old Maplewood resident campaigned on education funding, affordable health care and support for trade schools/job training programs.

John R. Russett

John Russett is a regional reporter for RiverTown Multimedia, covering a variety of issues facing RiverTown communities. Previously, he worked at the Red Wing Republican Eagle, where he reported on education as well as crime and courts. 

You can follow him on Twitter at @JohnRyanRussett


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