Nick Halter

In Senate District 59, can community activism trump name recognition?

For Northeast Minneapolis residents, Dziedzic, Wagenius and Ostrow are household names.

Based on name recognition, those DFL candidates have the upper hand in a special primary for the Senate District 59 seat that isn’t likely to have a high voter turnout.

But two young newcomers hope their aggressive campaigning of University of Minnesota students and the large Somali community in Cedar-Riverside will help them upset the three DFL veterans.


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