Author Archives: Neighbors for Sauke

02 Nov
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Letter: Lawmakers must be willing to find common ground

Every election is a crossroads. This year, Rochester voters will decide if we keep moving forward as a state or take endless detours that lead nowhere. I’m talking about the Minnesota House of Representatives. Nearly everyone agrees legislators in St. ...

02 Nov
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ABC 6 News “Super Tuesday” Debates: Fran Bradley vs. Duane Sauke

  ABC 6 News’ “Super Tuesday” Debates continued with a the race for Minnesota House District 25B, featuring Fran Bradley (R) and challenger Duane Sauke (DFL). You can see all of the debates on the ELECTION CENTRAL page of our ...

02 Nov
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Outside groups on the attack in state races

Money from outside groups is pouring into legislative races with spending on three southeast Minnesota contests topping half a million dollars. The race attracting the most spending from outside groups so far in our region is the battle between longtime ...

01 Nov
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Letter: Duane Sauke’s positive campaign matches his character

What makes a person who’s never been involved in a political campaign and doesn’t even live in a candidate’s district start volunteering? In my case, it’s not what but rather whom. When Duane Sauke launched his campaign for the Minnesota ...

31 Oct
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Letter: Duane Sauke will serve as an honest and positive legislator

“Hello, my name is Deb Sauke, and my husband is Duane Sauke running for the State House. He has been endorsed by Kim Norton and many other groups in Rochester.” This is how I have begun every conversation at all ...

24 Oct
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Obama endorses eight Minnesota House candidates

You can read Duane Sauke’s endorsement letter from POTUS here. President Obama reached down into Minnesota’s House races to make his latest endorsements. Monday morning the Minnesota Democratic campaign for the state House announced the president is backing candidates in eight ...

22 Oct
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Our View: Minnesota House District 25B: Fran Bradley vs Duane Sauke

The race for the District 25B seat in the Minnesota House features a pair of well-known names, but no incumbent. Former Republican legislator Fran Bradley is seeking to end his 10-year retirement from the legislature, as DFLer Duane Sauke also ...

20 Oct
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Letter: Duane Sauke offers fresh views and willingness to listen to others

I strongly endorse Duane Sauke for Seat 25B in Minnesota House of Representatives and ask you to join me in voting for him on Nov. 8 (or earlier if you take advantage of early voting). I ran against Fran Bradley ...

20 Oct
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Letter: Duane Sauke has skills needed to negotiate and find new paths

I first recall meeting Duane Sauke in 2011 soon after his tenure as chairman of the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce. Minnesota was in the midst of budget impasse that had shutdown the state government. Duane and I were part ...

20 Oct
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Profile: Duane Sauke — House District 25B

Duane Sauke Age: 67 Residence: Rochester Political party: DFL Education: Bachelor of arts degree Occupation: Retired Political experience: None Community involvement:Chamber of Commerce Board chairman 2009, Journey to Growth co-chairman for Diversity and Inclusivity, Historic Preservation Commission, church leadership, Community ...

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