Last year, Senator Tina Smith won a special election to the U.S. Senate after being appointed in January 2018. She had less than 10 months to set up her office, prepare for a new set of issues, and win in November 2018.
Since getting to the Senate, Smith has co-sponsored important legislation, including a bill to prevent the President from launching a nuclear first strike without a declaration of war by Congress. She has also vigorously criticized the President’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement.
She won the 2018 special election against state senator Karin Housley 53%-42%. Now she is running for her first full term, and Republicans think that they can give her a tough fight.
Hillary Clinton carried the state by only one and a half percent in 2016, and Minnesota could again become a battleground in the 2020 presidential election.
We need to keep her in the Senate, and she needs our support.