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DFL plans Bemidji event to reach voters

BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is launching a get-out-the-vote initiative this weekend, including in Bemidji, to coincide with the start of early voting for the Nov. 6 election.

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BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is launching a get-out-the-vote initiative this weekend, including in Bemidji, to coincide with the start of early voting for the Nov. 6 election.

In a press release, the DFL announced that it had reached 200,000 voters statewide and will work to continue that effort with a project called Weekend of Action. The goal of the effort is to reach an additional 100,000 Minnesotans on Saturday and Sunday.

The DFL in Bemidji will hold a kickoff event to the effort at 10 a.m. in its field office at 208 Fourth St. NW. The event will feature lieutenant governor candidate Peggy Flanagan, Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht, who is running for re-election, and former District 5A Rep. John Persell, who’s running to return to the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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