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Beltrami County DFL Convention delegate Skip Finn rises to motion that state convention delegates be chosen by proportional voting, meaning the use of walking subcaucuses, a procedure used to provide more minority representation but which created a stir when used Sunday by the convention. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

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Disgruntled delegates walked out of the Beltrami County DFL Convention on Sunday when a dispute arose over delegate selection.

"This isn't the Soviet Union," said Karen Thissen, wife of Democrat gubernatorial candidate Rep. Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis.


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