Liz Olson 1st to Enter MN House District 7B Race

February 09, 2016 10:38 AM

DFL'er Liz Olson is the first official candidate to enter the race for the Minnesota House of Representatives District 7B seat. 

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She kicked off her campaign Monday night at Beaner's Central in Duluth. Olson has received endorsements from former Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon and Education Minnesota - a teacher's union. 

She's worked on expanding Minnesota health care and helped create Vision Duluth - an equity agenda. 

"I'm running because I believe in a Minnesota where everyone can thrive. And that means living wage jobs with good benefits, access to health care, well-funded public education and expands to participate in democracy," Olson said.

Rep. Erik Simonson currently holds the 7B spot. He announced his bid for the Senate District 7 seat last month.


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