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August 16, 2018
DFL governor candidate Tim Walz (left) and Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson (right). Images from the candidates websites.
Governor candidate debate set Friday at Grand View Lodge
August 16, 2018 - 6:00am
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
August 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
August 10, 2018
Reader Opinion: Observations of candidates for the primary
August 10, 2018 - 1:30am
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 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
February 4, 2018
Caucuses are a time where average citizens gather together in one place to shape the face of their party through platform discussions and straw poll votes on candidates. Anyone who will be eligible to vote in Minnesota by Nov. 6, 2018, may vote in the preference ballots. Anyone age 16 or over may participate in caucus business. Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Citizens shape parties at caucus level - Precinct caucuses to convene Tuesday night
February 4, 2018 - 6:00am
February 2, 2018
State Rep. Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, speaks with attendees at a meet-and-greet hosted at Sage on Laurel in Brainerd. Thissen cited economic issues as the most prevalent concerns he's come across speaking with Minnesotans. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Thissen makes his pitch for governor
February 2, 2018 - 8:00am
December 4, 2017
A Minnesota Republican Party State Central Committee meeting attendee moves among the delegates Saturday at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. Zach Kayser / Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota Republicans gather in 8th District despite rift
December 4, 2017 - 7:00am
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
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