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UPDATE: Backer re-elected in 12A

2010 --- Man putting vote card into box --- Image by © Tetra Images/Corbis

Rep. Jeff Backer has handily won re-election to a third term in Minnesota House District 12A.

The unofficial results show the Republican Backer with 11,383 votes, or 62% of votes cast.

DFL challenger Murray Smart received 6,962 votes.