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Suburban voters hold key to control of Minnesota Senate

Suburban voters hold key to control of Minnesota Senate

Created: October 17, 2020 09:30 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Democrats hope to flip the Republican-controlled Minnesota Senate this November in an election that will determine political control of the Legislature. Both parties have pointed to a handful of suburban Senate races as battlegrounds for control in next year's legislative session.

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Democrats are also going after some GOP-held seats in greater Minnesota where they see a boost in immigrant growth.

Senate Republicans are hoping their law-and-order message will help preserve and even widen their slim 35-32 majority.

Senate Democrats are focusing their messaging on the accessibility and affordability of health care.

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