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Stauber Campaign Announces Endorsements

HERMANTOWN, MN – Tuesday, Republican candidate for the 8th Congressional District, Pete Stauber, shared a list of individuals who are publicly supporting him prior to the 8th Congressional District Republican Endorsing Convention on Saturday, May 5.

“I am extremely grateful for the support our campaign has earned over the past 9 months on the trail,” said Stauber. “I am energized and ready for this endorsing convention and ultimate victory in November.”

“I’ll just say this:  I respect him.  I admire him.  He’s my friend,” said former U.S. Representative Chip Cravaack (R-MN). “If I didn’t think he was a great candidate… if I didn’t think he could win… I would have told him friend-to-friend not to make the race.  Instead I told him, ‘Pete, go for it!’”

“Pete Stauber represents what is best about Minnesota: family; faith; leadership, and his natural ability to work with all sides to just get the job done is something that is essential to effective government today” said Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka.

“Pete is the candidate we have been looking for,” said Mayor of Virginia, Larry Cuffe. “A social conservative that supports the entire 8th Congressional District, our economic future and our way of life.”

In the last nine months on the campaign trail, Stauber has earned the endorsement of more than 20 Republican elected officials, including Former U.S. Senator Rudy Boschwitz, U.S. Representatives Don Bacon (R-NE), Tom Emmer (R-MN) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC), Former U.S. Representatives Chip Cravaack (R-MN) and John Kline (R-MN), Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Minnesota State Senators Michelle Benson, Justin Eichorn, Karin Housley, Mark Koran, Andrew Mathews, Carrie Ruud and Paul Utke, Minnesota State Representative Matt Bliss, Mayor of Hermantown, MN, Wayne Boucher, Mayor of Virginia, MN, Larry Cuffe Jr, Mayor of Buhl, MN, Shari Swanson, Mayor of Rice Lake, MN, John Werner, Mayor of Eveleth, MN, Robert Vlaisavljevich, Mayor of Babbitt, MN, Andrea Zupancich and Former St. Louis County Commissioner Mike Forsman.

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