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Julie Jansen said she was stunned when Mark Dayton asked her to be his running mate in 1998. She campaigned as Dayton's lieutenant governor candidate until the primary election. Hubert Humphrey III emerged as the party's candidate against Republican Norm Coleman and Independent party candidate Jesse Ventura, the eventual winner. Submitted photo

Renville woman ran as Dayton's running mate in 1998

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OLIVIA -- Few are watching the gubernatorial campaign of Mark Dayton and running mate Yvonne Prettner Solon with the perspective of Julie Jansen of rural Olivia.

She's been there.

Jansen ran as Dayton's lieutenant governor candidate in his 1998 bid for the DFL Party endorsement. Hubert Humphrey III emerged as the winner in the crowded field. Humphrey and Republican Norm Coleman were surprised by Independence party candidate Jesse Ventura's win in November.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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