Adam Weeks, the Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District, has died, and the election for that seat will be postponed, Secretary of State Steve Simon announced Thursday.
Weeks was an organic farmer from Goodhue County. The district also includes the southeast Twin Cities suburban counties of Dakota, Scott, and parts of Washington County, and runs southeast to include the city of Northfield.
Gabby Ulan, who identified herself as Weeks’ partner, said the 38-year-old was found dead at his home in Red Wing after family members requested a welfare check, according to the Associated Press.
Weeks died on Monday, according to his obituary. The cause of death wasn’t clear, Ulan said. An autopsy has been requested. Red Wing Police Chief Roger Pohlman said officers carried out a welfare check Monday evening and found…