Former state Rep. Marty Seifert came out on top of a GOP straw poll for governor, while state Sen. Julianne Ortman, R- Chanhassen, was the favorite among Republican caucus attendees to challenge Sen. Al Franken this fall. About 90 percent of the votes were counted by late Tuesday night. The results of the non-binding poll Read more →
State Sen. Dave Thompson, R-Lakeville, is the first of six Republican candidates for governor to name a lieutenant governor running mate. Read more →
Former Republican state Rep. Marty Seifert today formally announced he’s running for governor.
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The party calls for the legalization, taxation and regulation of marijuana.
Poll: Dayton’s approval numbers slide, but still leads in 2014
Changes to campaign finance limits and automatic recounts are on the verge of becoming law.
Johnson and Honour say they won’t push to repeal the law.
(MPR Photo/Tom Scheck) Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson kicked off his campaign for governor today in the western Twin Cities suburb of Hamel. The Republican told a roomful of supporters that he’s running for because he said he’s worried about the direction DFL Gov. Mark Dayton is taking the state. Johnson said his campaign will Read more →
The Wayzata businessman announced via web video.
Kline rules out a run for Senate and governor.