Weather Forecast

Rep. Tom Emmer, a Republican governor candidate, announces Tuesday that Annette Meeks will be his running mate. Meeks runs a conservative think tank in the Twin Cities. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Emmer picks political insider as running mate

Email News Alerts

ST. PAUL -- An Illinois native who ran Newt Gingrich's office after he became U.S. House speaker is Minnesota governor candidate Rep. Tom Emmer's running mate.


Emmer, a Delano Republican, Tuesday picked Annette Meeks as his lieutenant governor candidate three days before the Republican state convention is to endorse a ticket.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.