Rosen, Cornish re-elected

Published 11:12 am Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Republicans retained legislative positions Tuesday in both the District 24 Senate and District 24B House of Representatives seats.

Tony Cornish

State Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Good Thunder, was elected to his fifth two-year term on the Minnesota House of Representatives, receiving 63 percent, or 9,621 votes.

Challengers Joan Muth-Milks, D-Wells, received 3,417 votes, or 22 percent, and Mark Meyer, IP-Lake Crystal, received 2,242 votes or 15 percent.

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Cornish works as the chief of police in Lake Crystal while also serving as a legislator.

District 24B covers portions of Blue Earth, Faribault and Waseca counties.

Julie Rosen

In the District 24 Senate race, Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont, was elected to her third four-year term in what was an unopposed race. She received 22,289 votes, or 98 percent.

She serves on multiple committees, including the Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications comittee; Business, Industry and Jobs committee, Capital Investment committee, along with two finance committees.

District 24 covers portions of Blue Earth, Faribault, Martin, Waseca and Watonwan counties.