Minnesota House District 35A includes Anoka and Ramsey. DFL candidate Peter Perovich and Republican Abigail Whelan are both seeking the seat, now held by Rep. Jim Abeler, who is not running for re-election.
Republicans of Senate District 35A March 1 endorsed Abigail Whelan for the Minnesota House seat currently held by Rep. Jim Abeler (R-Anoka), who is seeking his own nomination to the U.S. Senate. Whelan received the required 60 percent for endorsement after only one ballot.
Abigail Whelan has announced her decision to seek the Republican endorsement for the House in District 35A. The seat, currently held by Rep. Jim Abeler, will be open as Abeler seeks to run for the U.S. Senate.