With both national conventions behind us, the final push to the fall election is underway — and analysts say one of the hottest races will likely be for U-S House in the 7th Congressional District in western Minnesota. Hamline University Professor David Schultz says one-factor bringing support to incumbent Democrat Collin Peterson, especially from agribusiness…

“He chairs the Agricultural Committee. He brings billions of dollars back to Minnesota.   If he were to lose, this would be a major loss of political power and dollars to Minnesota.”

But Schultz says if the 7th Congressional District goes even more for President Trump than in the last election, his coat-tails could give the win to the Republican challenger, former Lieutenant Governor Michelle Fischbach.