DFL keep Minnesota Senate seats in special election

Special elections were held in Districts 46 and 61 to replace the late Sen. Linda Scheid -- who died of cancer in June, and Sen. Linda Berglin -- who resigned to take a position with Hennepin County.
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Special elections were held in Districts 46 and 61 to replace the late Sen. Linda Scheid -- who died of cancer in June, and Sen. Linda Berglin -- who resigned to take a position with Hennepin County.

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