The Independence Party has endorsed Steve Sarvi, Democratic
candidate for the 2nd Congressional District spot now held by Rep. John Kline.
The Independence Party occasionally endorses a candidate
from a different party when we do not have a candidate from our own party, said
Marian Brown, 2nd district chairwoman. To be cross-endorsed, the candidate
must agree with at least 75 percent of our key issues and meet several other
The party also endorsed El Tinklenberg in the 6th
Congressional District. He also is a Democrat.