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Jeff Swenson is a four-term St. Paul Park City Council Member.
An effortless victory: How Jeff Swensen won a race he wasn't running
13 min 31 sec ago
Minnesota Housing Commissioner Mary Tingerthal talks Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, about a newly released report that suggests 300,000 more homes are needed throughout the state by 2030. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Panel suggests Minnesota build 300,000 more homes
3 hours 1 min ago
August 18, 2018
Election Judge Sue Schiro wears an “I voted” sticker on her shirt after casting a ballot for the primary elections at the Willmar Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. .Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Minnesota state primary results: Walz, Johnson led in Washington County
August 18, 2018 - 9:57am
August 17, 2018
Preliminary townhome proposal frustrates neighbors
August 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
August 15, 2018
Candidate who withdrew from race earns spot on November ballot
August 15, 2018 - 1:43pm
August 14, 2018
Washington County Board primary races: Karwoski, Ohs lead in D2; It's Johnson, Swenson in D4
August 14, 2018 - 10:36pm
Governor candidate Tim Walz speaks to the June 2018 Minnesota Democratic convention. He was not endorsed then, but came out ahead in Tuesday's primary vote. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
August 14, 2018 - 10:07pm
August 13, 2018
News cameras focus on U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison on June 5, 2018, as he signs paperwork to withdraw from running for re-election in favor of running for Minnesota attorney general. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota primary features plenty of twists
August 13, 2018 - 3:16pm
August 10, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates and campaign staffers listen to Kent Thisse explain rules for a candidate forum at Farmfest on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Interest in Minnesota primary seems high
August 10, 2018 - 2:53pm
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson talks to the media in July of 2018. In August, a news website reported that some people in her office were pressured to help her campaign. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Attorney General Swanson denies pressuring employees to work for campaign
August 10, 2018 - 2:22pm
Fila files for Stillwater School Board seat
August 10, 2018 - 1:58pm
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota nice may not rule campaigns
August 10, 2018 - 12:44pm
August 8, 2018
Candidate Q&A: Washington County Board District 2
August 8, 2018 - 3:01pm
(From left) Wayne Johnson, Marvin Taylor, John Thorson and Bill Sumner.
Candidate Q&A: Washington County Board District 4
August 8, 2018 - 2:51pm
August 6, 2018
The lake is located near Jamaica Avenue and the border between Cottage Grove and Woodbury. RiverTown Multimedia / William Loeffler
Shepards Lake or Lake Robert? Groups petition to name lake near Cottage Grove-Woodbury border
August 6, 2018 - 5:27pm