In Case You Missed It: Pete Stauber Launches Re-election Campaign
January 24, 2020
HERMANTOWN – Pete Stauber launched his 2020 re-election campaign this week, with a four-stop “Our Way of Life” tour around Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District. Stauber, who was welcomed by hundreds of supporters throughout the day on Monday, is campaigning to become the first Republican member of Congress to win re-election in the 8th District since William Pittenger won re-election in 1944 – 76 years ago.
“With historically low unemployment and an economy that is moving again, I want to continue fighting for our way of life built on the opportunity, freedom, and values we hold dear,” said Stauber, who in 2018 was endorsed by the Star Tribune, Duluth News Tribune, ECM Newspapers, and Adams Publishing. “I look forward to helping unleash the economic engine in our part of Minnesota, fighting to ensure health care is affordable and accessible, and keeping America’s economy moving with pro-growth policies that provide working families greater opportunity and prosperity.”
Stauber’s re-election campaign tour was highlighted by several news media outlets:
- KBJR6: Pete Stauber announces reelection campaign
- WDIO: Rep. Pete Stauber Launches Re-Election Campaign
- Grand Rapids Herald Review: Stauber Announces Re-Election Bid On ‘Way of Life’ Tour
- Duluth News Tribune: Stauber pitches reelection bid to carpenters
- Mesabi Daily News: Stauber Launches Re-Election Bid For 8th District
- KBJR: Video Clip on Reelection Launch
- KQDS: Video Clip on Reelection Launch
- KDLH: Video Clip on Reelection Launch
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Pete Stauber is in his first term representing the 8th Congressional District in Congress. Pete served 23 years in law enforcement and retired as an Area Commander in the Duluth Police Department. A small business owner and former professional hockey player in the Detroit Red Wings organization, Pete and his wife, Jodi, live with their four children in Hermantown. Jodi is an Iraq war veteran, who retired from the 148th Fighter Wing as the first female Command Chief in the history of the unit.