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District 12A Republicans endorsed Jeff Backer of Browns Valley to challenge incumbent Rep. Jay McNamar, DFL-Elbow Lake, in the general election in November.

District 12A Republicans endorse Jeff Backer

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MORRIS – District 12A Republicans endorsed Jeff Backer of Browns Valley to challenge incumbent Rep. Jay McNamar, DFL-Elbow Lake, in the general election in November.

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Backer earned the endorsement on the first ballot, picking up just over 60 percent of the total votes at the district convention in Elbow Lake last Saturday to win the endorsement over small business owner Nancy Taffe of Morris.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing. 
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