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State Auditor

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Otto: Big Money Has No Place In State Auditor Race

The race for Minnesota state auditor is usually a low key affair, but this year the Democratic primary is turning out to be one of the most heated of all races. In a surprise move and at the very last minute, former House Minority Leader Matt Entenza jumped into the race against the incumbent and fellow Democrat Rebecca Otto.

07/20/2014

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State Auditors Gather In Minnesota For Conference

Dozens of elected auditors are descending on St. Paul. The National State Auditors Association planned to open its multi-day annual conference on Tuesday in Minnesota, the home to the group’s current president.

06/10/2014

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State Auditor Race Gets Competitive, Combative

The normally quiet Minnesota state auditor’s race is suddenly heating up. Former Minnesota House leader Matt Entenza filed last-minute papers to run against fellow Democrat Rebecca Otto, who has been state auditor for the last eight years.

06/05/2014

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Auditor’s Race To Test Democratic Allegiances

A suddenly competitive primary for state auditor has some top Minnesota Democrats rallying behind two-term incumbent Rebecca Otto while others aren’t ready to discount Matt Entenza, the former state legislator who has statewide campaign experience.

06/04/2014

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DFLers Endorse Otto For 3rd Term As State Auditor

Minnesota Democrats have endorsed Rebecca Otto for a third term as state auditor. Otto told delegates Saturday she works every day to make sure Minnesotans can trust their government, because when people trust their government they support it.

05/31/2014

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Gilbert Gains GOP Nod To Take On Otto For Auditor

Former Long Lake Mayor Randy Gilbert has won Republican backing in his second bid for the state auditor’s post. Gilbert has an accounting background and was the only candidate for the Republican endorsement awarded Friday at the Minnesota GOP convention in Rochester.

05/30/2014

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Race For Minn. State Auditor Takes Shape

Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto is asking voters to give her another four years in the role. The two-term Democrat released a Web video Tuesday that declares her intention to seek re-election in 2014.

08/20/2013