Special Election to Fill Kubly’s State Senate Seat 10 Apr 12

Voters in State Senate District 20 will go to the polls today (Tuesday) to choose a successor to the late Sen. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls.

Kubly, a longtime legislator, died last month after a battle with ALS.

The winner of Tuesday’s special election will fill the vacancy for the rest of the year.

Three candidates are on the special election ballot:  Independence Party candidate Leon Greenslit, from Olivia, DFL’er Lyle Koenen of Clara City and the district’s current representative in the House; and Republican candidate Gregg Kulberg of Hector.

The district covers Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Renville, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties.

Most polling locations will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Unofficial election results for Tuesday’s special election will be available after the polls close at 8 p.m. on the Minnesota Secretary of State website awww.sos.state.mn.us.

A state canvassing board for the District 20 special election will convene April 13th in St. Paul to certify official election results.