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October 14, 2010

Swing Seats in the State Legislature

In a busy election cycle with contested statewide races, members of both parties hope voters don’t overlook important down ticket races. Democrats are feverishly working to keep control of both legislative chambers, while Republicans hope to pick up seats and regain power. Bente Birkeland talks about some of the swing seats, and describes why a legislative majority is important now more than ever.

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