Winners of DFL, Republican nominations for Minn. Senate special elections named

Hayden’s victory was part of two special primaries. In the District 46 race, Chris Eaton won the DFL, while Republican candidate Cory Jensen secured his party’s nomination.
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Hayden’s victory was part of two special primaries. In the District 46 race, Chris Eaton won the DFL, while Republican candidate Cory Jensen secured his party’s nomination.

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