North Branch Mayor to Seek Eighth District Congressional Seat

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Kirsten Kennedy

February 12, 2018 11:35 AM

North Branch mayor Kirsten Kennedy, a Democrat, says she will run for the open U.S. Representative seat in the state's Eighth Congressional District, Duluth TV station WDIO reports.

Kennedy has also established a campaign Facebook page.

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Kennedy is in her second term as the mayor of North Branch, and also an independent contractor for the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership in Chisago County. 

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Nolan recently invited Kennedy to be his special guest to President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech.

 

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