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WORST OF THE WORST

Erik Mortensen:
Running for HD-54A

  • Voted “No” on a resolution to condemn the January 6th insurrection and related violence
  • Months after the election was over, joined calls for a 50-state audit of the 2020 presidential election and possible decertification of the results

Susan Akland:
Running for HD-18A

  • Called a resolution condemning the January 6th insurrection and related violence “slanted” and claimed the protests of election results had a “reasonable purpose”
  • Attended the Jan 6th “Storm the Capitol” rally in St. Paul to protest the certification of the 2020 election

Jeff Dotseth:
Running for HD-11A

  • Donated to Trump’s Save America fund, which promised to overturn the 2020 election results
  • Appears to have an account on the right-wing social media platform Parler where he follows @TheProudBoys

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Bruce Anderson, SD-29

  • Months after the election was over, joined calls for a 50-state audit of the 2020 presidential election and possible decertification of the results

Jeff Backer, HD-9A

  • Voted “No” on a resolution to condemn the January 6th insurrection and related violence

Calvin Bahr, SD-31

  • Signed a letter asking the Attorney General of Texas to sue the State of Minnesota over false claims of illegal voting
  • Voted “No” on a resolution to condemn the January 6th insurrection and related violence

Stephen Doer, HD-26A

  • Shared false voting machine conspiracy theories on social media and called the votes “soiled” in multiple states

Rich Draheim, SD-22

  • Signed a letter asking the Attorney General of Texas to sue the State of Minnesota over false claims of illegal voting

Steve Drazkowski, SD-20

  • Attended the January 6th “Storm the Capitol” rally in St. Paul to protest the certification of the 2020 election
  • Voted “No” on a resolution to condemn the January 6th insurrection and related violence
  • Signed a letter asking the Attorney General of Texas to sue the State of Minnesota over false claims of illegal voting
  • Months after the election was over, joined calls for a 50-state audit of the 2020 presidential election and possible decertification of the results
  • Spread false claims of voter fraud on social media

Mary Franson, HD-12B

  • Attended the January 6th “Storm the Capitol” rally in St. Paul to protest the certification of the 2020 election
  • Signed a letter asking the Attorney General of Texas to sue the State of Minnesota over false claims of illegal voting
  • Used social media to promote #StoptheSteal on January 5th, 2021, and called on Minnesotans to protest at the Governor’s residence

Steve Green, HD-2B

  • Voted “No” on a resolution to condemn the January 6th insurrection and related violence

Matt Grossell, HD-2A

  • Voted “No” on a resolution to condemn the January 6th insurrection and related violence

Glenn Gruenhagen, SD-17

  • Attended the January 6th “Storm the Capitol” rally in St. Paul to protest the certification of the 2020 election
  • Signed a letter asking the Attorney General of Texas to sue the State of Minnesota over false claims of illegal voting
  • Months after the election was over, joined calls for a 50-state audit of the 2020 presidential election and possible decertification of the results
  • Spread false claims that sought to invalidate as many as 700,000 votes in Minnesota

John Heinrich, HD-35A

  • Voted “No” on a resolution to condemn the January 6th insurrection and related violence

John Jasinski, SD-19

  • Signed a letter asking the Attorney General of Texas to sue the State of Minnesota over false claims of illegal voting

Mark Koran, SD-28

  • Signed a letter asking the Attorney General of Texas to sue the State of Minnesota over false claims of illegal voting
  • Used social media to solicit funds to support individuals arrested for their role in the January 6th insurrection in DC

Cynthia Lonnquist, HD-52B

  • Co-plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging state and local election results, including allegations of voter fraud and voting machine irregularities

Eric Lucero, SD-30

  • Attended the January 6th “Storm the Capitol” rally in St. Paul to protest the certification of the 2020 election
  • Signed a letter asking the Attorney General of Texas to sue the State of Minnesota over false claims of illegal voting

Shane Mekeland, HD-27A

  • Signed a letter asking the Attorney General of Texas to sue the State of Minnesota over false claims of illegal voting
  • Months after the election was over, joined calls for a 50-state audit of the 2020 presidential election and possible decertification of the results
  • Voted “No” on a resolution to condemn the January 6th insurrection and related violence

Pam Myhra, SD-55

  • Co-plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging state and local election results, including allegations of voter fraud and voting machine irregularities

Ken Navitsky, SD-25

  • Active on Parler, where he has spread conspiracy theories about the election results, and also on Twitter, where he shared advertisements for the January 6th gathering in DC
  • Says voter integrity is “job number 1” and that he will insist on changes to the state constitution on election rules

Donald Raleigh, HD-32B

  • Raleigh was linked to the Oath Keepers by data obtained by the Anti-Defamation League
  • Raleigh has also confirmed that he attended a 2021 conference in South Dakota featuring well-known election conspiracy spreader Mike Lindell

Fern Smith, HD-52A

  • Co-plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging state and local election results, including allegations of voter fraud and voting machine irregularities

Bill Weber, SD-21

  • Signed a letter asking the Attorney General of Texas to sue the state of Minnesota over false claims of illegal voting