Gregory K. Soderberg

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Gregory K. Soderberg
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Former candidate for
Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
PartyDemocratic
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Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
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Place of birthAustin, Minnesota
ProfessionRadio marketing professional
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Gregory K. Soderberg was a Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota in the 2014 elections. He lost in the Democratic primary on August 12, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014.

He previously ran for the same position in the 2010 election.[1]

Biography

Soderberg served in the United States Marine Corps from 1970 to 1971. He previously worked as a radio marketing consultant. Soderberg has worked at KNXR/KRPR Radio in Rochester since 2008.

Elections

2014

See also: Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014

Soderberg was running for election as Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota. He lost the Democratic nomination in the open primary election as the running mate of gubernatorial candidate Leslie Davis. Current incumbent Mark Dayton, a Democrat first elected governor in 2010, ran for a second term in 2014.[2]

The general election took place November 4, 2014.

Results

Primary
Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Dayton/Tina Smith 93% 177,849
Leslie Davis/Gregory K. Soderberg 4.5% 8,530
Bill Dahn/James Vigliotti 2.6% 4,880
Total Votes 191,259
Election Results via Minnesota Secretary of State.

Issues

Campaign themes

Leslie Davis's campaign website listed the following themes for the 2014 race:

Reduce debt:


A. Using the ‘Money Plan’ concept to build

and maintain all our roads and bridges without debt.

B. End the vehicle fuel, axle, and sales taxes

and people will have more money.


Leslie Davis concludes,

"The Money Plan is the perfect thing to do right now.

It's a wall to shield us from the abyss of financial collapse."

Read the 'Money Plan' and call me at 612-529-5253.


2. Reduce obesity by:

A. Eliminate high fructose corn syrup (soda+), and

cut down on wheat in schools and government funded facilities.

B. Leslie Davis examined wheat and determined it harms health.

Wheat should be eliminated or reduced.

We would like to:

  • Legalize Cannabis for economic development (food, fiber and medicine). Create new industries and thousands of jobs.
  • Free The Brothers. Release non-violent drug prisoners into a mentoring program that will provide training and jobs.
  • Stop mandatory water fluoridation to prevent fluorosis and brain calcification.
  • Help building owners install modern motors, HVAC systems, lighting, insulation, and glazing.
  • Train 1,000 dental hygienists and technicians.
  • Gift $4,000 to each student attending college or the equivalent.
  • Prevent dentists from discharging mercury into sewers.
  • Advise about dangers from cell phones and other Electro Magnetic Frequencies (EMF).
  • Educate about new asthma and cancer treatments.

[3]

—Leslie Davis's campaign website, (2014) [4]

Personal

Soderberg has two children.[1]

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