KARE-TV: Getting beyond the divide in Greater MN

EXCERPT: “According to data from the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office, 73.38% of voters in Morrison County voted for President Donald Trump in 2016. In fact, Morrison County voters gave the president his widest margin of victory in the state at 52.73%. But what could be considered startling by some: is that this county hasn’t always been painted with a broad red brush. In fact, local leaders from both parties acknowledge a recent history of Morrison County being a ‘swing district.’ So we drove to Little Falls to ask those leaders… what happened? ‘I would say that the county has always been a conservative county, but it hasn’t always been Republican,’ said Mandy Heffron, Chair of the Morrison County Republicans. Heffron noted the district, that includes Morrison County, was long represented by a Democratic representative at the state level.” FULL STORY: https://fluence-media.co/3epqpmR