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Rep. Marty Seifert of Marshall on Tuesday announces he is running for Minnesota governor. With him are his wife, Traci, and children Brittany, 6, and Braxton, 4. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau

Seifert starts GOP governor campaign

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FRIDLEY, Minn. - Marty Seifert may have held the first, but many other Republican governor rallies will follow through election day, Nov. 2, 2010.


The Marshall state representative opened his official campaign for governor Tuesday, hosting about 100 supporters in a northern Twin Cities suburban factory, then leaving in a motorhome to visit 13 other cities in four days.

The economy and state finances were atop his mind.

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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.