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Bakk discusses lieutenant governor quandary

Sen. Tom Bakk
Sen. Tom Bakk

Newly appointed Minnesota Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach has publicly stated that she plans to remain a Republican state senator.

This stance has been a source of frustration for DFL Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, claiming the Minnesota Constitution prohibits Fischbach from simultaneously holding the offices of state senator and lieutenant governor.

WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen. Bakk about the situation.