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MAIN STREET CAMPAIGNING –
Our campaign is already back out there, working hard across Minnesota’s First District.
Over the past several weeks I visited 15 GOP county conventions and updated delegates about our campaign. Staying connected with southern Minnesota’s Republican activists is critically important.
February 23, 2017 | Press Release
HAGEDORN – WALZ STILL DIFFER ON KEY ISSUES
Blue Earth, MN – Jim Hagedorn, Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s First District, issued the following statement following the Town Hall meeting conducted by Congressman Tim Walz in Rochester, Minnesota, this evening.
February 8, 2017 | Press Release NATIONAL REPUBLICANS TARGET TIM WALZ, MN-CD1 Blue Earth, MN – The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has released a list of 36 U.S. House districts targeted for takeover in the 2018 election cycle. Included on the NRCC’s list is the Minnesota First District seat...
WE ARE TURNING MN-CD1 RED –
We ran the best Republican congressional challenger campaign of this election cycle. Our relentless retail campaigning built a strong base of support across southern Minnesota and our issue-based attacks exposed Tim Walz’s failed liberal record.
We probably ran the best Republican congressional “challenger” campaign of this election cycle. We spent $2 per vote and came within 2,547 votes (0.76% of the 335,603 total votes cast) of defeating incumbent Democrat Tim Walz. I congratulate Congressman Walz on his victory.