The Secretary of State’s website reports that Raymond Dehn has won the DFL primary in House District 59B.
The area, which encompasses part of North Minneapolis, was previously represented by Bobby Joe Champion.
Dehn beat DFL contender Terra Cole and Ian Alexander.
Competing against Dehn will be Gary Mazzotta, who beat Bill McGaughey with 55 percent of the vote.
Meanwhile, Democrat Joe Mullery will be competing against Republican Cindy Lilly in House District 59A this fall.
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