North Dakota state Rep. Steve Vetter is a Republican from District 18 in Grand Forks. He was one of the Republican candidates elected in blue districts in North Dakota during the Trump wave of 2016.

On this episode of Plain Talk, Vetter talks about how he won in a traditionally blue district, what he's done since winning — including tax exemptions for military pay — and how he'll convince voters to give him another four years in office.

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Rob Port, founder of, a North Dakota political blog, is a Forum Communications commentator. Listen to his Plain Talk Podcast and follow him on Twitter at @RobPort.