Richard DeVoe has announced his candidacy for the upcoming special election in Congressional District 1. DeVoe will be running in the Democratic Primary and he intends to demonstrate in his campaign what it means to be a  “Better Democrat.” He will be calling upon all Democrats to step up and help change the Party for the better. Mr. DeVoe will speak about the changes the Party must make when he makes his formal announcement, which will be on Monday, February 28, 5PM, in front of the Post Office in his hometown of Red Wing. Richard DeVoe is the owner of Fair Trade Books, an independent small business in Red Wing.