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Krebs Enters SOS Race

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Krebs Enters SOS Race

Senator Shantel Krebs of Renner has made it official, that she will seek the republican nomination for the Secretary of State’s office. She says she has a strong interest in the two main functions of the office…

Current Secretary of State Jason Gant announced he will not run for re-election next year. Krebs says despite being a republican, she says she would run the office on a non-partisan basis…

There has been some controversy over Gant’s resistance to helping some majority native American counties set up more satellite voting centers. Krebs says she would work with local officials to find what works best in their county…

The candidates for Secretary of State will be chosen at state party conventions next summer.

 

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