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Jeff Backer takes District 12A Republican primary

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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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Kim Ukura is the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune. 

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