8th Congressional District

8th Congressional District Candidates Participate In First Joint Debate

The midterm election is Nov. 6 and this just like other topics will be fresh on the voters minds.

DULUTH, Minn. – Election Day is getting closer and there’s no clear front runner in the race for the 8th Congressional District. On Wednesday, for the first time, the three remaining candidates squared off in a debate at the Duluth Playhouse. The forum was meant for the public to learn where the candidates stand on some issues, but at times, it turned…

Reaction From 8th Congressional District Candidate Michelle Lee’s Watch Party

PROCTOR, Minn. – Another DFL candidate hoping to fill the seat for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District is former Duluth tv news personality Michelle Lee. Supporters and volunteers for Michelle Lee want to celebrate what they’re calling the people’s campaign. Categories: Community, Minnesota, News, News – Latest News Tags: 8th Congressional District, Michelle Lee

8th Congressional District Green Party Candidate Makes Campaign Stop

This is not the first time Sandman has entered the race for this seat.

DULUTH, Minn. – A Green Party candidate making a run for the 8th Congressional District seat spent the day fundraising in Duluth. Ray “Skip” Sandman hosted a fry bread taco sale to raise money for his campaign. This is not the first time Sandman has entered the race for this seat. Sandman says now people are ready for something else that’s…

North Branch Mayor Joins Race For 8th Congressional District

Kennedy is a single mother of five and has a masters in advocacy and political leadership from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn. – The list of candidates vying for Congressman Rick Nolan’s 8th Congressional District seat is getting longer. North Branch Mayor Kirsten Kennedy is among those seeking the DFL nomination. After speaking to her family, Kennedy says this is the right time to run. When asked how can she represent people that live so far away from her North…

Michelle Lee Kicks Officially Announces Campaign for 8th Congressional District

Congressman Rick Nolan has represented Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District since 2013.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former news anchor Michelle Lee officially made her campaign announcement for the 8th Congressional District. Lee and some of her supporters were at Fon du Lac Tribal Community College in Cloquet. She says her 30 years of covering the news will help her focus on the issues like gun control, mining and education. “I will go to…

Rep. Nolan Retirement Announcement Surprises Northland

Many Candidates Have Announced Running for the 8th District Congressional Seat

DULUTH, Minn.- Minnesota’s 8th District Congressional Representative Rick Nolan announced he’s retiring at the end of his term and will not be a candidate for re-election. Rep. Rick Nolan has spent 16 years in elective office devoting a lot of time to Minnesota. In a statement released Friday Nolan says there’s a time and a purpose for everything and now is the…