Jeff Backer takes District 12A Republican primary
MORRIS – With nearly all precints reporting, Jeff Backer of Browns Valley is leading Nancy Taffe of Morris in the Republican primary for Minnesota House District 12A.
As of 11:30 p.m., Backer had 1,705 votes (55 percent) while Taffe had 1,375 votes (45 percent).
Incumbent Democrat Jay McNamar, who was not facing a primary challenger, had received 1,467 votes.
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