House ag committee chair Peterson defeated in election
Minnesota voters give approval to Republican Michelle Fischbach
United States House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, was defeated during the November 3 election, losing his congressional seat to Republican Michelle Fischbach.
Fischbach, a former state senator and lieutenant governor garnered 53.57% of the vote to Peterson’s 39.77%, according to unofficial figures.
Representing Minnesota’s Seventh District, Peterson…