After an extended wait, two of Gov. Mark Dayton’s cabinet members are officially in place.
Voters in two Minneapolis legislative districts are electing new state lawmakers.
A special election will be held in about 10 weeks to fill the state Senate seat vacated when Larry Pogemiller (POHG’-uh-mill-er) agreed this week to take a position in the governor’s cabinet.
Another Democratic veteran is leaving the state Senate to take a full-time position in Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s cabinet.