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Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, said during a League of Women Voters that she was able to work with others and find compromise even as a member of the minority party. Bulletin photo by Scott Wente

Compromise stressed, but consensus and some details missing in south Washington County legislative forum

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South Washington County-area legislative candidates used their final televised election forum to tout their ability to compromise but showed little agreement on some major issues.


For the first time in the 2012 campaign, all seven candidates running for Senate District 54 and the House District 54A and 54B seats participated in a forum, gathering Tuesday in Cottage Grove to take questions from the League of Women Voters.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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