In the most closely contest legislative race in Woodbury this year, DFLer Susan Kent beat incumbent Sen. Ted Lillie for the Senate District 53 seat, according to the unofficial results from the Secretary of State.
Kent notched 52.13 percent of the vote (22,781 total) to beat Lillie, who will finish out his freshman term before she is sworn in this January.
Lillie, who had been tabbed as a rising leader in the Minnesota Republican party, had 47.73 percent of the vote (20,857).
Woodbury is entirely within Senate District 53.
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