Pemberton holds Redby District seat after runoff election

The official results from the Red Lake Band’s runoff election this week are in.

According to the announcement, incumbent Allen Pemberton won against challenger Herman Donnell in the race for Redby District Representative by a slim margin of around three-and-a-half percent.

Pemberton received 318 votes in total, and Donnell received 296.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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