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Happy Anniversary, Erik Paulsen! Let’s Play Trivia

Today, the DCCC is celebrating the 6-year anniversary of Rep. Erik Paulsen’s last public town hall on September 6, 2011 with a trivia contest. Play along on Twitter using the #Sept6x6 hashtag to find out what’s been happening in Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District during Paulsen’s absence or check out Paulsen’s town hall watch to learn more about his vote to raise health care premiums for Minnesotans.

Q. The following has happened since Rep. Erik Paulsen last held a public town hall:

A. Minnesota had its coldest winter in 30 years.

B. The Minnesota Lynx won 3 WNBA championships.

C. 78 Minnesota breweries have opened their doors.

D. All of the above

 

Q. In the time since Rep. Erik Paulsen has hosted a public town hall, he’s traveled to which location(s) to fundraise for his 2018 re-election campaign?

A. Miami, Florida

B. Park City, Utah

C. Ojai, California

D. All of the above

 

Q. In the time since Rep. Erik Paulsen has hosted a public town hall, he’s traveled to which location(s) for an all-expenses paid trip, funded by special interests?

A. Nairobi, Kenya

B. Prague, Chezch Republic

C. Rome, Italy

D. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

E. All of the above

 

Q. Since President Trump got elected in 2016, Rep. Paulsen has voted with the President what percentage of the time?

A. 65 percent

B. 76 percent

C. 85 percent

D. 97 percent

 

Q. In Rep. Paulsen’s absence in the district, the following Minnesota leader(s) have hosted a town hall or public forum in his place?

A. Rep. Tim Walz

B. Rep. Keith Ellison

C. MN-03 Candidate Dean Phillips, who’s been touring the district in his “Government Repair Truck.”

D. All of the above.

 

“Showing up is a part of the job that Erik Paulsen was elected to do and he’s failing miserably,” said DCCC spokeswoman Rachel Irwin. “Minnesotans deserve a leader willing to show up, listen and hear their concerns and if Paulsen isn’t up for the job, voters will elect someone who is in 2018.”


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