Hennepin and Ramsey County also held their conventions today. All of the incumbents were endorsed and in Ramsey retiring State Rep Rena Moran (DFL-65A, St Paul) secured the endorsement on the first ballot. Her success was directly attributable to her successor Samakab Hussein DFL endorsee for 65A, who turned out a significant Somali vote.
In Hennepin, Dwana Witt received the endorsement for County Sheriff on t he first ballot.
Now, we’re are waiting for the Hennepin County Attorney balloting to commence.
The balloting is over in Hennepin County. Mary Moriarty won rhe endorsement ont he 2nd ballot, and House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler (DFL-46A, Golden Valley) is going to contest int he Primary.