The former governor made it official in a White Bear Lake park.
Lawmakers have plans for the cash in what is an election year, but caution is being urged.
Schools also have their own cold day criteria if he doesn't.
The Democratic congressman will succeed Gov. Mark Dayton next year.
Johnson's victory was the biggest shock of the night.
But Swanson only has a slender advantage over Tim Walz.
His focus is not on Democrats, but his GOP primary opponent.
Pawlenty's fundraising has dwarfed his GOP rivals.
She said her campaign would not succeed in the endorsement process.
Her plan also calls for two years of free college.
There are still plenty others to choose from, though