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Tom Emmer coasts to win in GOP governor primary

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ST. PAUL - State Rep. Tom Emmer has coasted to victory in Minnesota's Republican primary for governor.

Emmer's win Tuesday never was in doubt. But polls have shown him trailing any of three Democrats he could face in November as he tries to extend Republicans' eight-year hold on the governor's office.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.