Dayton’s Money Vs. The DFL Process By Michael McIntee | August 9, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on MN Governor's Race Subscribe to MN Governor's Race Follow this author Following the debate in Mankato earlier this month, we ask DFL candidate for Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton the question that’s been hanging out there. Is it fair for a candidate to spend so much of their own money? Dayton’s campaign has been largely self-financed. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.