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Republican Paul Gazelka announces run for governor

He has been the Senate Majority Leader in the Minnesota Legislature since 2016.

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Sen. Michelle Benson joins Minnesota governor's race

The Ham Lake Republican says she'll prioritize public safety, and criticized the state's handling of the pandemic.

Jesse Ventura joins Minnesota Green Party.

Jesse Ventura joins Green Party of MN amid talk of White House run

The former governor made it official in a White Bear Lake park.

Tim Walz

Minnesota's budget surplus grows, but uncertainty remains

Lawmakers have plans for the cash in what is an election year, but caution is being urged.

Will extreme cold prompt Gov. Walz to close schools statewide?

Schools also have their own cold day criteria if he doesn't.

Tim Walz sworn in as Minnesota's new governor

Outgoing Gov. Mark Dayton said a short, grateful farewell to office.

Tim Walz wins governor's race, beating opponent Jeff Johnson

The Democratic congressman will succeed Gov. Mark Dayton next year.

Minnesota Election 2018 results as they happened

It was an excitement-filled day in Minnesota.

Jeff Johnson shocks Pawlenty with GOP win, Tim Walz gets DFL nod

Johnson's victory was the biggest shock of the night.

Polling for Minnesota governor has Pawlenty, Swanson ahead

But Swanson only has a slender advantage over Tim Walz.

In first TV ad, Tim Pawlenty goes after Jeff Johnson

His focus is not on Democrats, but his GOP primary opponent.

GOP candidate withdraws from governor race, blames Pawlenty

Pawlenty's fundraising has dwarfed his GOP rivals.

Tina Liebling's exit from governor race leaves 3 DFL candidates

She said her campaign would not succeed in the endorsement process.

MN governor candidate proposing a statewide $15 minimum wage

Her plan also calls for two years of free college.

One candidate's already dropping out of next year's governor's race

There are still plenty others to choose from, though