Primary Election 2022: Minnesota Senate District 62

Two years ago, Omar Fateh beat long-time incumbent Jeff Hayden in an upset in the primary (and coasted to victory in the general — the real contest for a Minneapolis legislative seat is almost always in the primary). Here’s my post from two years ago; I endorsed Fateh. To quickly recap: Hayden had been in that seat for quite a while, had been implicated in a small scale financial scandal, and Fateh had done a terrific job organizing and door knocking.

This year, Fateh has an opponent:

Omar Fateh (DFL-endorsed, incumbent)
Shaun Laden

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