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Fifth District: About the candidates

  • October 26, 2008 - 8:44 PM

KEITH ELLISON, D

Age: 45

Home: Minneapolis

Family: Married, four children

Career: U.S. House, 2007-present; Minnesota House, 2003-07; attorney

Education: Wayne State University; J.D., University of Minnesota

Website: www.keithellison.org

BARB DAVIS WHITE, R

Age: 48

Home: Minneapolis

Family: Widow. One son, three grandchildren

Education: University of Minnesota; master's in theological studies, Bethel Seminary

Career: Pastor, businesswoman, mortician, speaker, activist

Website: www.barb daviswhiteforcongress.com

WILLIAM MCGAUGHEY, IP

Age: 67

Home: Minneapolis

Family: Married, one daughter

Career: Landlord, accountant, writer

Education: Yale University

Website: www.new independenceparty.org

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