Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Susan Kent will represent Senate District 53.
Susan Kent (DFL) will be representing Senate District 53, according to unofficial results from the Minnesota Secretary of State. Kent beat incumbent Ted Lillie (GOP) with 22,781 votes (52 percent) while Lillie received 20,857 votes (47 percent). All results are unofficial until verified by a canvassing board. This post will be updated. Related posts Have you enjoyed our elections coverage? Then sign up for our free e-newsletter , which sends you updates about stories, breaking news, announcements, events and blogs on our site.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Gerald Palesh, of Woodbury, supports the Senate District 53 incumbent. Oakdale's Precinct 8 is part of District 53.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Ted Lillie's know-how: create economic growth and jobs, improve the education system for our children. I heard a pretty unsettling quote come out of the Democratic National Convention, “the government is the only thing we all belong to.” This is not true! Our government belongs to us, and it is our job as voters to become more aware of our elected officials and hold them accountable. We hire and fire them, but we certainly do not “belong” to them. Our state Senate election is as crucial this year, just as it was in 2010. For the past two years, Sen. Ted Lillie, a fiscal conservative with a long history in our community, has represented Woodbury. He and his wife, Lynne, have spent a lot of time being actively involved locally, and are …
Friday, March 2, 2012
“It was a family decision more than a political decision,” the Republican leader says.
Sen. Ted Lillie says he will move to Woodbury to run in the new legislative district that encompasses the city. Lillie, a Republican, said on Friday that he will run for Senate in District 53. For the past 17 years he has lived Lake Elmo, which, following redistricting, is part of District 39 and no longer shares a legislative position with Woodbury. “This is a family decision more than a political decision,” Lillie told Woodbury Patch on Friday afternoon. “Woodbury is a city that I have a lot of affinity with.” Lillie’s wife is the medical director at Woodwinds Hospital and the family does much of its shopping in Woodbury. “Everything we do, we do in Woodbury,” he said. His home in Lake Elmo sits on a one-acre parcel near a pond, and the …
Friday, June 10, 2011
Lawmakers talked about the Oakdale Mall, a government shutdown, budget negotiations and more at a breakfast panel discussion Thursday.
Local and state lawmakers addressed topics from the war on drugs to state budget negotiations to the Oakdale Mall Thursday at a panel discussion organized by the Oakdale Business and Professional Association at Oak Marsh Golf Course. The panel answered questions submitted beforehand and others given via cards during the early-morning event. Sen. Ted Lillie, Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Nora Slawik and Oakdale Mayor Carmen Sarrack were on hand for the program. Following are selected questions posed to the panel and their responses: What has the change from the DFL holding the majority to the GOP controlling both chambers been like? It was interesting that the public elected a DFL governor while giving Republicans control of both chambers, said …