Tony Sertich Endorses Anderson In Congressional Bid
DULUTH - Congressional candidate Jeff Anderson announced Friday former Minnesota House Majority Leader and fellow 4th Generation Iron Ranger Tony Sertich signed on in support of his campaign to unseat freshman Republican Chip Cravaack.
Jeff Anderson on the endorsements: “It is truly an honor to have Tony Sertich’s endorsement. Tony is not only a leader on the Iron Range but served in our State Legislature as Majority Leader for four years. Tony knows the consequences of this race for our region, Minnesota and our nation and how important it is that we take back the 8th so I am honored to have him standing in our corner. Our campaign is about building the next generation of Northern Minnesota Prosperity. This prosperity includes our children attending the best schools, growing good jobs and green jobs in an increasingly diversified economy, and making sure our senior citizens have the care and help they need to live in dignity. We will achieve this agenda in partnership with Tony.”
Former State Representative and Majority Leader Sertich on the endorsement: “Jeff Anderson has been my friend for over a decade. He was raised on the Iron Range, was elected to serve one of the largest cities in Minnesota, and proudly served our country in the military. Jeff has focused his campaign on supporting good jobs, education for our children, and standing up for our seniors. That is why I caucused for him this year. Jeff has both a business and service background. He knows our region and the opportunities and challenges we face. I am happy to endorse my friend and fellow Ranger Jeff Anderson to represent us in Congress.”
Anderson adds former Majority Leader Sertich’s endorsement to his growing list of support across the district including, State Senator Roger Reinert of Duluth, State Representatives Tom Rukavina of Pike Twp. Carly Melin of Hibbing, Tom Huntley of Duluth and David Dill of Crane Lake, former State Senators Jerry Janezich of Chisholm and Ron Dicklich of Pengilly, Mayors Don Ness of Duluth, Roger Skraba of Ely, Randy Bolen of Two Harbors and Bruce Ahlgren of Cloquet, Saint Louis County Commissioner Frank Jewell of Duluth, former St. Louis County Commissioner & DFL Party executive director Gary Cerkvenik of Britt, Duluth City Councilors Dan Hartman, Patrick Boyle, Emily Larson and Jennifer Julsrud, former Duluth City Councilors Tony Cuneo and Jackie Halberg, Virginia School Board Member Kim Stokes of Britt, the Stonewall DFL, the International Association of Fire Fighters, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers and the United Transportation Union Alumni Association – Northeastern MN.