REELECTION

Gov. Walz leads in the money race for Minnesota governor

The current governor has more than $4 million in the bank for his reelection campaign

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Campaign finance reports show Democratic Gov. Tim Walz has $4.1 million in the bank for his reelection campaign. Dr. Scott Jensen and Sen. Paul Gazelka are the money leaders among candidates seeking the Republican endorsement. Jensen, a former state senator who’s running as a COVID-19 skeptic, ended the first quarter with over $774,000 in cash…

Dardis announces reelection bid for West Fargo Mayor

Bernie DardisWEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The mayor of West Fargo is running for a second term. Bernie Dardis was first elected in 2018.  He became West Fargo’s first new mayor in 16 years after defeating longtime mayor Rich Mattern. “I simply love this city,” Dardis said. “Having witnessed firsthand the unprecedented growth of our city, I believe my business…

Fargo Mayor launches reelection bid

Mayor hosts conference at Carlson Library

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – As expected, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney is officially running for another term. Mahoney says he wants a better structure for students who want to learn trades and give job opportunities not far from where they grew up.   According to Mahoney around 70 to 80 percent of students who go to college in the community find a…

Walz launches reelection campaign in divided Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s Democratic Gov. Tim Walz has launched his campaign for a second term in an increasingly divided state, saying he made the tough calls necessary beat back the COVID-19 pandemic and revive the economy. The former high school football coach made the announcement in a YouTube video posted Tuesday that shows him standing on a football…

Hoeven to seek third term in Senate

FARGO (KVRR) – Sen. John Hoeven is running for reelection.  Hoeven’s campaign office confirms that he plans to seek a third term in the Senate in 2022. “The answer is yes, Senator Hoeven is planning to run for re-election” according to Hoeven campaign spokesman Don Larson. Hoeven was first elected to the Senate in 2010, defeating Democrat Tracy Potter.  He…

Bemidji Man Shares Experience Of Attending The RNC Virtually

Early voting starts in Minnesota on September 18th and October 19th in North Dakota.

BEMIDJI, Minn.- Roger Heger is the vice chair of the Beltrami County Republicans, is an accountant for the Department of Interior and an Army veteran. He says he was disappointed he wasn’t able to be there and be with people who share his similar views and opinions. Hay says he would have also loved to see the fireworks show at…

Congressman Kelly Armstrong Launches Re-Election Campaign

His campaign promises to address many bipartisan issues, as well as what he says matters most to North Dakotans.

FARGO, N.D. – Congressman Kelly Armstrong launched his re-election campaign with the same slogan from the last campaign, ‘Let’s Get To Work’. “As somebody who served on the judiciary committee, we have done no work in two years on the judiciary committee. All we have done is partisan impeachment. That’s it. That’s all we’ve done for two years. ‘Let’s Get…

North Dakota State Superintendent Seeking Reelection

Kirsten Baesler says she will run for a third four-year term.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota’s state superintendent says she plans to seek reelection. Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler says she will run for a third four-year term. The superintendent is a nonpartisan official, but Baesler sought and received the Republican Party’s support in 2016 when she was elected with about 75% of the general election vote. Baesler says that it’s important…