Republicans seek to retain slim majority in Minnesota House
ST. PAUL, Minnesota: Following recent tradition, Republican candidates for the Minnesota House of Representatives held a massive filing event yesterday. Around 50 candidates, both incumbent and newcomers, turned in their paperwork in a show of party unity. Speaker of the House Kurt Zellers said he is hoping to have GOP candidates for all 134 races.
Republicans currently hold a ten seat majority in the House, but retired in higher numbers than Democrats - 13 Republicans and 10 Democrats are not seeking re-election.
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All 67 Senate seats and 134 House seats are up for election this year. Republicans also hold a majority in the Senate, 37-30. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was June 5, 2012. The primary election day will be August 14, 2012.
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