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Tuesday is special election day for former Rep. Ruth Richardson's seat in District 52B

Morning headlines from Dec. 5, 2023
Morning headlines from Dec. 5, 2023 02:45

DAKOTA COUNTY, Minn. — Tuesday is election day in Dakota County.

Voters in Mendota Heights and Eagan will be asked to head to the polls for a special election.

State Rep. Ruth Richardson abruptly resigned in September to become CEO of Planned Parenthood North Central States, leaving District 52B's seat open.

Three candidates — Republican Cynthia Lonnquist, Democrat Bianca Virnig and Libertarian Charles Kuchlenz — will be on the ballot.

See live results on WCCO's Election Results page

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