Endorsements continue to roll in for Matt this week from both environmental and labor organizations, including Conservation Minnesota Voter Center, and the Operating Engineers Local 49. "I'm very proud of these endorsements, and continue to believe that there is common ground between our need to grow jobs with livable wages and the need to protect our natural resources. I will continue to defend the ideals of these organizations in the state senate," said Matt.
Matt Klein wins Aug. 9 primary in Senate District 52
Governor Dayton, Dave Metzen support Klein
(MENDOTA HEIGHTS) -- Matt Klein, the DFL-endorsed candidate for Minnesota Senate in District 52, won the primary on Aug. 9.
Gov. Mark Dayton spoke in support of Klein at an Aug. 8 campaign gathering for Klein to celebrate and honor the work of residents throughout the district to make their neighborhoods, cities, and schools stronger.
In addition, Dave Metzen, brother of former State Senator Jim Metzen, also spoke in support of Klein.
Klein ably beat his unendorsed opponent, Todd Podgorski, 3,656 votes to 1,636 votes. Klein also garnered significantly more votes than Mark Misukanis, a Republican candidate.
About Matt Klein: Klein was unanimously endorsed at the district convention as the DFL candidate and is endorsed by:
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(MENDOTA HEIGHTS) - Matt Klein on Saturday won the endorsement from delegates to the Democratic Farmer-Labor convention for Minnesota State Senate District 52. Klein, who currently serves as a doctor of internal medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center and as a member of the school board of Independent School District 197, won the endorsement over challengers Todd Podgorski and Maureen Ramirez.
Klein was unanimously endorsed by delegates when challenger Maureen Ramirez conceded after the third ballot. “I am so grateful to all the delegates of our district for their unanimous endorsement of my campaign and who gave up a beautiful Saturday in Minnesota to take part in our democratic process,” Klein said. “I will continue my work to bring the voices of our community to the State Capitol and to continuing building relationships throughout the district, with others in our party and the organizations that work on behalf of hard-working Minnesotans and our issues.”