HUTCHINSON, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republicans have re-elected Jennifer Carnahan as state party chairwoman.
Minnesota GOP Executive Director Kevin Poindexter says Carnahan was selected in a vote of 345 delegates at a party convention Saturday in Hutchinson.READ MORE: Minnesota Native, UConn’s Paige Bueckers Out 6-8 Weeks With Fracture
A simple majority of 50% plus one is needed to win party elections. Poindexter says Carnahan won on the first ballot.READ MORE: Man Hospitalized After Shooting In Minneapolis' Cedar-Riverside Neighborhood
Carnahan emphasized her strong ties to national Republicans when she announced her re-election bid earlier this year. She said she promised President Donald Trump that the party would deliver Minnesota’s 10 electoral votes in 2020.
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