Bob Barrett

To the editor Here are some issues from Court Referee Judge George Stephenson, who presided over the hearing in Rep. Barrett’s residency case: • Questions about the veracity of Rep. Barrett’s testimony. • Questions about his primary residences. • Could not conclude that Rep. Barrett did live in District 32B. The evidence presented in court […]

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To the editor Every ten years after the census, the U.S. House of Representatives, State Senate and State House of Representatives districts are redrawn to balance the populations between these districts. Rep. Barrett, in this process, was redistricted out of his district. From this point forward he had many choices to make. First, he decided […]

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A district court judge has ruled a petition taking Rep. Bob Barrett to task over a residency dispute did not present enough proof to remove the Republican from the election ballot in November. As a result, Chisago City resident and District 32B voter Valerie Mondor withdrew her petition Aug. 15 after filing the claim in […]

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To the editor Recently there was a letter to the editor in this paper about Rep. Barrett running a picture of some Union Laborers and that the picture in the campaign brochure implied support for Rep. Barrett. The union folks said they don’t support Rep. Barrett because he didn’t support the bonding bill. Well, it’s […]

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To the editor Bob Barrett claims he lives in a rented house in Lindstrom when he owns a home in Shafer. How many of us would live and pay rent for one house while we own a home in another house about six miles away? Instead of supposedly moving to the Lindstrom rental property, why […]

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A voter in House District 32B is petitioning the Minnesota Supreme Court to have Rep. Bob Barrett removed from the election ballot in November due to a residency conflict. Filing the claim in late July was Valerie Mondor, who claims the lawmaker’s primary residence is not the Lindstrom address that Barrett has listed with the […]

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