State Auditor Rebecca Otto Announces Run for Governor

Otto Joins the Race for Minnesota Governor, Along with Coleman and Murphy

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota state auditor Rebecca Otto announced Monday, she is planning to run for governor next year.

Otto is the third Democrat to announce a campaign to replace Democratic Governor Mark Dayton who will leave office when his term expires.

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said in December he will launch a campaign.

State Representative Erin Murphy, a former House majority leader, has also declared her candidacy.

The 53-year-old three-term auditor says she’s planning a statewide “listening tour'” to connect with voters.




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