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Kyle Greene is a Minnesota House candidate

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House candidate Kyle Green, who lists himself on official paperwork as "independent-judicial reform," shook things up in his west-central Minnesota race.

Green ends a 33-second campaign video with: "I want to be your state representative. I want to be your public servant. And I want to be your n -----."

The candidate says he is American Indian, African-American and white. His video appears on a Facebook page "Kyle Greene for State Representative District 18A."

Green is trying to unseat veteran lawmaker Dean Urdahl. Green and Urdahl both live near Grove City.

Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.