Stewart Mills Announces Congressional Bid for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District in Cloquet, MN

BRAINERD, MN – Surrounded by dozens of supporters, Stewart Mills will announce his candidacy for Minnesota’s 8th District, today, at Bergquist Imports in Cloquet, MN.

After spending several months exploring a bid for Congress and meeting with local voters and leaders, Mills will begin his campaign to represent Minnesota’s 8th district in Washington. “I have seen first-hand how overreaching government policies affect Minnesota families,” said Mills. “I’m running for Congress because I want to roll up my sleeves and make sure that our government is working for us, not stifling our local job creators and the American dream.”

“The current government shutdown and impasse in Congress is the perfect example of why Washington needs fresh voices and perspectives to move our country forward,” Mills continued. “Our government needs to work harder to make sure that no matter what the disagreement, our social contracts are being met, like those to our seniors and veterans. This partisan squabbling is unacceptable.”

Stewart Mills is a 41 year old married father of five that lives in the Brainerd Lakes area with his family. Mills has worked in his family’s business, Mills Fleet Farm, since the age of 14. He previous served as the Director of Personnel for Fleet Farm overseeing the administration and management of more than 6,000 employees as well as benefit plans. Currently, Mills is the Vice President of Mills Fleet Farm, headquartered in Brainerd, MN.

Mills is also heavily involved in the local community. He is closely involved with law enforcement and agriculture causes, as well as the Brainerd YMCA, the Salvation Army, Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge and the Women Center of Mid-Minnesota.

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