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Westrom says he established residency in new district

By Reed Anfinson
Editor’s Note: Torrey Westrom’s residency challenge will be before the state Supreme Court  Wednesday, Aug. 24.
Attorneys representing Senator Torrey Westrom in a challenge to his place on the Nov. 8 ballot for the District 12 state Senate seat submitted a detailed rebuttal to claims he hasn’t established residency.
Ashley Klingbeil, an independent candidate running for the new District 12 Senate seat, and supporter Christine Fischer submitted a petition to the Minnesota Supreme Court Aug. 8 asking Westrom be taken off the ballot. Klingbeil, Alexandria, is a conservative running under the party label “We the People.”
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