DFL endorsed candidate for governor Erin Murphy picks Erin Maye Quade as her Lt. Governor running mate. The convention also endorses Julie Blaha for state auditor on the final day of its state convention.
Sunday June 3
Balloting for Auditor, Platform issues
Video of Saturday’s convention action. The Democratic Farmer Labor party endorses Erin Murphy for Minnesota governor after Rep. Tim Walz withdraws his name for consideration. Matt Pelikan is endorsed for state attorney general after incumbent Lori Swanson withdraws her name after failing to get the needed 60% for endorsement on the first ballot.
Video of Friday’s convention action. In the only heavily contested race Tina Smith was endorsed for US Senate with 74.4% of the vote.