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August 15, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, left, and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson share a laugh before a recent forum in Mankato. Democratic voters picked Walz and Republicans voted for Johnson in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race: Trump endorses Johnson; Walz strong in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
18 hours 19 min ago
July 31, 2018
Jeff Johnson, left, Tim Walz, Erin Murphy, Lori Swanson and Tim Pawlenty
As primary closes in, Minnesota governor candidates Walz, Pawlenty lead in campaign funds
July 31, 2018 - 9:03pm
July 27, 2018
Dayton honors Native youth gathering
July 27, 2018 - 3:45pm
July 26, 2018
Governor forum moderator Marvin Rhodes of KECY television talks to Democratic candidate Erin Murphy Thursday night, July 26, 2018 in Mankato. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor candidates give greater Minnesota a choice
July 26, 2018 - 9:37pm
July 20, 2018
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race heats up: Swanson backs Nolan after allegations
July 20, 2018 - 6:20pm
June 3, 2018
Jeff Johnson received the Minnesota GOP gubernatorial endorsement at the GOP convention in Duluth Saturday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Service
Johnson receives GOP endorsement for governor
June 3, 2018 - 6:17pm
June 2, 2018
t6.1.18 Bob King -- John Howe, who received the endorsement for Minnesota Secretary of State, speaks during the GOP convention in Duluth Saturday, June 2. Bob King / Forum News Service
GOP Notebook: Party looks to paint Minnesota red
June 2, 2018 - 6:34pm
May 31, 2018
Republican Party confident going into Minnesota state convention
May 31, 2018 - 9:45pm
May 14, 2018
Donna Bergstrom of Duluth listens to a reporter's question Monday, May 14, 2018, after Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson named her as his running mate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
GOP's Johnson running mate from Democratic-heavy Duluth
May 14, 2018 - 3:34pm
February 9, 2018
Minnesota's political leaders do not always agree when they sit at the same table answering reporters' questions. Here, in a 2016 pre-session briefing, Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt discuss a difference. They will be at the same table on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, previewing this year's legislative session. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
December 3, 2017
A Minnesota Republican Party State Central Committee meeting attendee moves among the delegates Saturday, Dec. 2, at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. (Zach Kayser / Forum News Service)
Minnesota Republicans gather in 8th District despite rift
December 3, 2017 - 5:07pm
November 29, 2017
Woodbury Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens officially announced her run as a Republican for Minnesota Governor on Nov. 29, 2017. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Woodbury mayor announces campaign for governor as Republican
November 29, 2017 - 4:36pm
November 10, 2017
State Representative Matt Dean, from left, one of 11 Republican gubernatorial candidates for the state of Minnesota, and Noah and Nate Hultgren, managers of Hultgren Farms, test out a corn combine at Hultgren Farms in Raymond Nov. 7th. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 7, 2017
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, the Republican candidate for governor, is joined by her family as she speaks to reporters after casting her ballot in Monmouth Beach, N.J., on Nov. 7, 2017. Guadagno, who has tried getting out from under the shadow of Gov. Chris Christie as scandal engulfed his administration, is facing Democratic candidate Phil Murphy. (Joshua Bright/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Democrat Phil Murphy to succeed Chris Christie as New Jersey governor
November 7, 2017 - 8:54pm
Republican candidate for the governor of Virginia, Ed Gillespie arrives to vote at Washington Mill Elementary School in Alexandria, Va. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain
Democrat Northam defeats Gillespie in race for governor closely watched by national parties
November 7, 2017 - 8:52pm