Republican Randy Demmer is catching the eye of the National Republican Congressional Committee. The NRCC has added Demmer, who is running in Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, to a list of top Republican contenders. The NRCC announced today that Demmer has reached a “benchmark” that puts him on the path to the NRCC’s “Young Guns” list. The group of young guns will receive party support and fundraising help to win elections.
The NRCC’s Tom Erickson said Demmer is on the lowest level of the Young Guns list. If he improves fundraising and other organizational efforts, he said Demmer will move up another level. There are currently 23 Young Gun candidates.
Demmer is running against DFL Rep. Tim Walz.