Rocori school board member Lisa Demuth is the new representative from House District 13A.
Republican Demuth won with 61 percent of the votes over Democrat Jim Read.
Demuth collected 11,348 votes compared with Read’s 7,243.
Demuth will replace Jeff Howe in the state House. Howe won the Senate District 13 race.
House District 13A runs from St. Joseph southeast to the Kimball area and then west to Paynesville.
Not surprisingly, Demuth recorded he strongest showing in the Cold Spring, Richmond and Rockville precincts, areas she has represented on the school board.
Read lead the voting in St. Joseph and Collegeville. Read is a professor at the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University.