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Letter: 'Thank you' from Karla Bigham

I would like to thank the voters of Senate District 54 for their support in last week's special election. Thank you for the honor of representing you at the Capitol. It was incredible to see folks turning out in the middle of a Minnesota winter to perform their civic duty. Thank you to everyone who opened their doors and answered their phones to talk about issues that matter to them. Thank you to the numerous volunteers who helped to get our message out to the voters. I take this responsibility very seriously and intend on making the necessary changes at the Capitol to restore the public's trust in our government.

Thank you for allowing me to be your Washington County Commissioner for nearly four years. I am proud of the collaboration with our local communities on infrastructure improvements and programs that will positively impact our area. Thank you to the Washington County staff and fellow board members for their hard work on behalf of Washington County's residents.

Finally, I would like to thank my wonderful husband, family and friends that are so supportive of me. Your support means the world.

I will be doing frequent email legislative updates throughout the legislative session. Please feel free to contact me via email at or by telephone at (651) 297-8060.

Again, thank you for your confidence and trust in me to be your voice at the Capitol.

Karla Bigham—State Senator for Senate District 54