Backers Endorse Fischbach For 7th District Race

LITCHFIELD, MN – Michelle Fischbach, the Trump-endorsed Republican candidate for western Minnesota’s 7th District and former Lt. Governor of Minnesota, today picked up the endorsements from two of west central Minnesota’s strongest conservative voices in Minnesota State Representative Jeff Backer and Big Stone County Commissioner Jay Backer.

“Michelle Fischbach is a battle-tested conservative leader who has what it takes to get the job done and retire Collin Peterson. During her time as a citizen legislator in the Minnesota Senate, Michelle had a 100% pro-life voting record and was ‘A’ rated by the NRA,” said Representative Jeff Backer. “With her proven record and President Trump’s full backing, we have confidence that Michelle will represent our conservative values in Congress and help President Trump keep America safe and our economy strong. Michelle has our complete endorsement.”

The Backers’ endorsement comes on the heels of Fischbach being named a Young Gun “Contender” on Monday and is the latest signal that Fischbach is the clear front-runner to win the 7th District Republican Party’s endorsement on Saturday, May 2.

“I’m honored to have the support of Jeff and Jay Backer and grateful for the confidence they’re placing in me to unite the Republican Party and retire Collin Peterson,” said Fischbach. “Jeff and Jay are two of west central Minnesota’s strongest conservative voices and with their help and President Trump’s full backing and confidence, we’re going to flip the 7th District red in November.”

The Backers join a growing list of prominent supporters of Fischbach, topped by “complete & total endorsement” of President Donald J. Trump. To date, Fischbach has also earned the endorsements of National Right to Life, Minnesota Citizens Concerned For Life, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, Congressman Dan Crenshaw, Congressman Pete Stauber, former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, Senator Tom Cotton, Senator Kevin Cramer, and more than 20 current state legislators who represent portions of Minnesota’s 7th District.