Farm leaders from across the region performed well in the election. Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap narrowly won a seat on the Blue Earth County Commissioners. Former United Soybean Board Chairman Jared Hagert of Emerado was elected to the North Dakota House. Hillsboro farmer Mike Beltz, who is a past chairman of the North Dakota Ag Coalition and North Dakota State Board of Agricultural Research and Education, won his legislative race.
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