List Of Minnesota Statewide And Congressional Primary Election Contests

Governor-lieutenant governor Democratic-Farmer-Labor: Margaret Anderson Kelliher-John Gunyou (e) Mark Dayton-Yvonne Prettner Solon Matt Entenza-Robyne Robinson Peter Idusogie-Lady Jayne Fontaine Republican: Bob Carney Jr.-William McGaughey Leslie Davis-Gregory K. Soderberg Tom Emmer-Annette T. Meeks (e) Ole Savior-Todd "Elvis" Anderson Independence: Rob Hahn-Thomas J. Harens Tom Horner-James A. Mulder (e) Phil Ratte-Gayle-Lynn John T. Uldrich-Stephen Williams Rahn V.…
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Franson Says He Is Minnesota’s Godfather

Dick Franson has been on the Minnesota ballot 25 times, winning only his 1962 election to the Minneapolis City Council. He proudly says no one in the state, even names like Walter Mondale and Harold Stassen, come near equaling him. So, he said the other day, that makes him the godfather of Minnesota politics. This…
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Mark Kennedy Begins His Own Consulting Firm

Former congressman and 2006 U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kennedy has opened his own business. And beginning in late August he plans what he calls an around-the-world tour in 21 days, with speaking engagements at most of his stops. Kennedy opened Chartwell Strategic Advisors in his hometown of Watertown, Minn. In a letter to potential clients,…
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IP Distances Itself From Hahn

The Minnesota Independence Party is trying to distance itself from one of its members who is running for governor and fought with his ex-wife last year. Rob Hahn said he made a mistake when he threatened his ex-wife. That was not enough for party Chairman Jack Uldrich, who felt it necessary to remind Minnesotans that…
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Final Debates Set Stage For DFL Governor Race

Four remaining debates and forums could decide the winner of the Aug. 10 Democratic-Farmer-Laborite governor primary election contest. A 90-minute debate Friday night in Mankato, sponsored by Debate Minnesota, is the next meeting of Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Matt Entenza and Mark Dayton. Next up will be Sunday, when the Twin Cities’ KSTP-TV and the League of Women…
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