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The Great Minnesota Governor’s Race 2010: Endorsed (and Other) Candidates

Last weekend the Minnesota DFL Party endorsed Speaker of the House Margaret Anderson-Kelliher for governor. Her running mate will be endorsed on May 23, 2010 at the DFL State Central Committee meeting. Although former Sen. Mark Dayton and former Rep. Matt Entenza will run against Anderson-Kelliher in the democratic primary on August 10, the DFL-endorsed … Continue reading

The Great Minnesota Governor’s Race: GOP Endorses Tom Emmer at 2010 Convention

Convening at the Minneapolis Convention Center in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota’s GOP endorsed three uncontested candidates on April 29, 2010: Chris Barden for attorney general, Rep. Dan Severson for Secretary of State and Pat Anderson for State Auditor. Anderson had previously been running for governor but announced on January 12, 2010 that she would be running … Continue reading

The Great Minnesota Governor’s Race 2010: Ramsey County Attorney Susan Gaertner Drops

Just today, Ramsey County Attorney Susan Gaertner announced she is ending her bid for governor. Gaertner’s decision was made on the heels of a rousing DFL convention which ended on a high note with an endorsement for Speaker of the House Margaret Anderson-Kelliher. At a press conference this afternoon, Gaertner conceded that facing a female … Continue reading

Minnesota DFL Endorses Margaret Anderson-Kelliher for Governor April 24, 2010

After six rounds of voting and concessions from Sen. Marty, Rep. Tom Rukavina, Rep. Paul Thissen and Mayor R. T. Rybak, the Minnesota DFL endorsed Margaret Anderson-Kelliher for governor. She is expected to face either Marty Seifert or Tom Emmer in the general election this fall. However, Democrats  Matt Entenza, Susan Gaertner and Mark Dayton … Continue reading

Minnesota State DFL Convention, April 24, 2010 – Gubernatorial Endorsement

After a fairly organized event for Minnesota’s DFL yesterday, thanks to Chair Brian Melendez and Associate Chair Donna Cassutt, the party will be endorsing a candidate for Minnesota’s gubernatorial race today. Rumor has it Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak may hold a slight lead over MN Speaker of the House Margaret Anderson-Kelliher with Rep. Paul … Continue reading

Minnesota State DFL Convention, April 23, 2010

DFL Convention, Duluth, Minnesota Having completed housekeeping issues such as how to upgrade and seat alternate delegates, appointing convention officers, hearing opening statements, pledging allegiance, etc., DFL delegates (977 actual at third count) addressed the party platform, heard arguments regarding resolutions and listened to rousing speeches by congressional candidates Dan Powers (CD2), Jim Meffert (CD3) … Continue reading

Minnesota CD3: The DFL Endorses Jim Meffert

The DFL has endorsed Jim Meffert to run against Rep. Erik Paulsen in Minnesota’s third congressional district. Continue reading