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Political candidate fair scheduled for Oct. 25 at Oshkiimaajitahdah in Redby

All candidates for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District, Senate Districts 2 and 2A, Beltrami County Sheriff, Beltrami County Commissioner District 4 and Red Lake School Board have been invited to attend the event, which is open to everyone in the community.

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The Oshkiimaajitahdah Center is located at 15525 Mendota, Redby Cemetery Road in Redby.
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REDBY — The Red Lake Political Education Committee is hosting a candidate fair from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Oshkiimaajitahdah building in Redby.

According to a release, all candidates for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District, Senate Districts 2 and 2A, Beltrami County Sheriff, Beltrami County Commissioner District 4 and Red Lake School Board have been invited to attend.

“We hope to draw both Native American and non-Native American participants from all of Beltrami County,” committee chair Michelle Paquin said in a release. “We expect local and tribal elected officials, political activists and interested voters seeking information about candidates prior to the (Nov. 8 general election).”

As of an Oct. 14 pre-registration deadline, confirmed participants include CD8 candidate Jen Schultz, District 2 candidates Alan Roy and Steve Green, District 2A candidates Reed Olson and Matt Grossell, sheriff candidates Jarrett Walton and Jason Riggs, county commissioner Tim Sumner and candidates for Red Lake School Board.

Candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state and state auditor are unable to attend.

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A light supper of chili and fry bread will be available at no cost, though free-will donations will be accepted.

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