GOP State Rep. Marty Seifert filed the official paperwork this morning with the Campaign Finance Board to announce his run for governor. The paperwork says former state Rep. Jim Knoblach is chairing Seifert’s campaign. The Seifert for governor website also became active this morning.
By popular demand, I’m also putting up the audio from Seifert’s Saturday speech to the MNGOP State Central Committee:
Here’s the list of candidates who are either in the race or are considering a run.
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Tom Scheck has covered politics and state government for more than ten years for MPR News. He’s covered several gubernatorial campaigns, two statewide recounts, the presidential bids of Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann, U.S. Senate races, close Congressional contests and the Minnesota Legislature. He lives in Falcon Heights with his wife, son and dog. He can sometimes be found chasing a white ball on a golf course. It isn’t a straight walk. Tips are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org