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November 7, 2017
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, the Republican candidate for governor, is joined by her family as she speaks to reporters after casting her ballot in Monmouth Beach, N.J., on Nov. 7, 2017. Guadagno, who has tried getting out from under the shadow of Gov. Chris Christie as scandal engulfed his administration, is facing Democratic candidate Phil Murphy. (Joshua Bright/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Democrat Phil Murphy to succeed Chris Christie as New Jersey governor
November 7, 2017 - 8:54pm
Republican candidate for the governor of Virginia, Ed Gillespie arrives to vote at Washington Mill Elementary School in Alexandria, Va. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain
Democrat Northam defeats Gillespie in race for governor closely watched by national parties
November 7, 2017 - 8:52pm
October 6, 2017
Candidates applaud at the end of the DFL gubernatorial candidate forum at the AFSCME convention at the DECC in Duluth Friday afternoon, Oct. 6, 2017. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
DFLers vie for union votes
October 6, 2017 - 7:40pm
July 23, 2017
Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann shows their support for Presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally at the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport in November 2016. (Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo)
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
July 23, 2017 - 5:28pm
June 20, 2017
Former House speaker Thissen hits the road again for governor bid
June 20, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 3, 2017
Editorial: Minnesota constitutional question likely headed for the courtroom
June 3, 2017 - 5:50am
May 31, 2017
Democratic state Sen. Billie Sutton, of Burke, announces his 2018 campaign for governor on Wednesday, May 31, at the Sutton Ranch in rural Burke. Sutton is the first Democrat to declare intentions to run for governor of South Dakota next year. Evan Hendershot / Forum News Serviceplay button
Democrat Sutton enters race for SD governor
May 31, 2017 - 4:52pm
April 24, 2017
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
April 24, 2017 - 2:30am
April 11, 2017
Doug Burgum makes a victory speech in the Republican primary for North Dakota governor Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Ecce Gallery in downtown Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Burgum third most-popular governor, Dayton 25th, poll says
April 11, 2017 - 4:42pm
April 2, 2017
Minnesota House Minority Leader Paul Thissen speaks on Feb. 29, 2016, while he and other state leaders meet with reporters before the legislative session began. (Forum News Service photo by Mike Longaecker)
Thissen 'seriously considering' run for governor
April 2, 2017 - 10:22pm
State Rep. Tina Liebling, D-Rochester.
With detailed policy focus, Democrat Tina Liebling to run for Minn. governor
April 2, 2017 - 5:13pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota House Minority Leader Paul Thissen speaks on Feb. 29, 2016, while he and other state leaders meet with reporters before the legislative session began. (Forum News Service photo by Mike Longaecker)
Thissen 'seriously considering' run for governor
March 31, 2017 - 9:48pm
March 2, 2017
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks before swearing in Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of the Interior, in Washington, U.S., March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Vice President Pence used private email account as governor of Indiana
March 2, 2017 - 9:38pm
January 24, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton gives his annual State of the State Address in the House Chambers of the State Capitol in St. Paul, Monday, January 23, 2017.  (St. Paul Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
Tribune opinion: Dayton health issues arise as he announces plans
January 24, 2017 - 10:55pm
Waving to the Minnesota House gallery, Gov. Mark Dayton begins his State of the State speech on Monday. Dayton fainted near the end of his speech Monday night. On Tuesday, Dayton announced he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. 
Forum News Service / Don Davisplay button
Update: Gov. Dayton announces he has prostate cancer, intends to complete his second term
January 24, 2017 - 12:27pm