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County preps judges for March primary

Adopted by the state in 2016 and first practiced in 2020, the presidential nomination primary gets its second go-round in Minnesota on March 5.

That's when the state will join 14 others as part of Super Tuesday. To prepare locally, the office of the Carlton County auditor and treasurer conducted one of its series of hourlong training sessions Monday at the Transportation Building along County Road 61.

Roughly 40 election judges and township clerks were in attendance, as the county trains its roster of 220 judges on what to expect in the year's first election, one that will be followed by the s...

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