By WCCO-TV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota State Sen. David Senjem has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Senate Republican Caucus.

Senjem, 77, represents the 25th District in southeastern Minnesota, encompassing parts of Dodge and Olmsted counties.

Sen. Dave Senjem (credit: CBS)

The senator says he did attend Senate Republican leadership elections last week, but wore a mask and social distanced.

He has been in the Senate since 2002, where he has served stints as both majority and minority leaders.

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