Emmer not focused on picking a running mate

It’s been a hectic day but I wanted to post Tom Emmer’s comments regarding his decision on a possible running mate.

Emmer said he’s not focused on selecting or screening candidates at this time. He said he’s more worried about on convincing delegates to back him at the party convention.

“I think this happens in sports all of the time. People who are coaching are trying to change their game plan based on what the other team is doing. That’s not what we’re doing. We’re going to stay on focus on what we’re going to do and we’ll continue to raise the level of the discussion as far as the Republican endorsement is concerned.”

Emmer made his comments after his top GOP rival, Marty Seifert, announced that he picked Anoka County Commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah as his running mate. Both Emmer and Seifert say they’ll drop out of the race if party activists don’t back them at the State Party convention on April 30th.