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Perham’s Nelson challenges Franson for District 8B Republican endorsement

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Sue Nelson, of rural Perham, has announced her intention to seek the Republican endorsement for Minnesota House District 8B.

Republican Mary Franson of Alexandria is the District 8B incumbent.


Sue Nelson

Nelson has been a familiar face on the political scene in Otter Tail County for the last 15 years.

She has served on the executive committee for the county’s Republican Party, and was elected last spring to the position of Chair of the Republican Party of Otter Tail County.

She owns Nelson Talent and Event Management, and along with her husband, Brian, also owns and operates Tactical Defense Systems, teaching permit to carry/conceal carry classes and personal defense and protection classes.

Nelson and her husband have been married for 35 years and have one son, Mac.