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10th District Senate: State senate candidate says compromise not a dirty word

October 29, 2012 in RiverTowns.net

If elected to serve in Madison, Dan Olson, teacher and Iraqi war veteran, has two objectives.
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10th District Senate: Incumbent says core values, constituents continue to be what will guide her

October 29, 2012 in RiverTowns.net

Despite last year’s controversies swirling out of Madison, Sheila Harsdorf said another side to state politics gets overlooked.
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Senate Distrit 36: Voters choose Thompson to replace Pariseau

November 2, 2010 in The Farmington Independent

The name on the door will change this year in Senate District 36, but the political party of the person working behind that door will not.
Republican Dave Thompson beat DFL opponent Steve Quist Tuesday in the race to replace longtime state Senator Pat Pariseau, who did not seek re-election after 20 years in the Senate. Continue Reading

State senate: Gerlach wins

November 2, 2010 in Rosemount Town Pages

Voters overwhelmingly chose to keep incumbent Chris Gerlach (R) as their voice in the state senate. Continue Reading

MN Senate District 37: Chris Gerlach, R

October 21, 2010 in Rosemount Town Pages

Family: Wife, Shelli; children Erica and Garrett

Occupation: Business owner, direct marketing company

Years in District: 45 Continue Reading

MN Senate District 37: Mike Germain, DFL

October 21, 2010 in Rosemount Town Pages

Family Married with three children
Occupation News editor, OpEdnews.com
Years in District 15 years Continue Reading

Minnesota House: Steve Quist, DFL

October 21, 2010 in The Farmington Independent

Family Wife, Andrea; three sons

Occupation Accounting manager, Arc of the Greater Twin Cities

Years in District 14 Continue Reading

Minnesota House: David Thompson, Republican

October 21, 2010 in The Farmington Independent

Family Wife, Rhonda; children Amanda and Phil

Occupation Attorney and consultant

Years in District 12 Continue Reading

Minnesota House, Senate forums were one-sided

October 7, 2010 in The Farmington Independent

Republican candidates in District 36 got an opportunity to speak directly to voters last week without any input from the other side of the ballot.
DFL candidates Steve Quist, who is running for the Senate seat being vacated by Pat Pariseau, and Sigrid Iversen, who is facing incumbent Pat Garofalo in the 36B House race, were absent from the Sept. 29 forum sponsored by the Dakota County Regional Chambers of Commerce. Continue Reading

Minnesota Republicans push for smaller government

August 31, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

More government isn’t what Minnesotans want, say Republican candidates for the Minnesota Senate. Continue Reading