Jeff Johnson

November 13, 2018 - 6:32 am
Hennepin County commissioner Jeff Johnson now knows when he'll retire from politics. The two-time GOP nominee for Minnesota governor told the StarTribune that he'll step down in 2020 when his term as commissioner expires. Johnson has lost the last two races for governor, in 2014 to Mark Dayton and...
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(Photo by Anthony Souffle/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
Susie Jones
November 05, 2018 - 2:46 pm
On the day before the election, both of Minnesota's candidates for governor called into the Chad Hartman show as they made a final push to rally their bases and urge people to turn out and vote on Tuesday. Republican Jeff Johnson spent the day flying around the state, "You know it's the easiest...
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. (Photo by Glen Stubbe/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
October 10, 2018 - 4:17 am
Congressman Tim Walz and Jeff Johnson debated Tuesday night in Wilmar around issues affecting Greater Minnesota. The event broadcast live on WCCO Radio and was moderated by Chad Hartman and Blois Olson, the full audio can be found here . As the race enters its final stretch, we're also publishing...
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(Photo by Anthony Souffle/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
Edgar Linares
October 09, 2018 - 10:47 pm
Exactly one month from November’s midterm election the two major party candidates running for the Governor’s seat debated in Willmar, Minnesota with WCCO Radio Hosts Chad Hartman and Blois Olson moderating. Listen to the full audio here: MORE: - Jeff Johnson's opening and closing statements - Tim...
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By David Sherman, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=68200248
Sloane Martin
September 06, 2018 - 10:39 am
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson responds to comments that he is lacking support among some Republicans in Washington D.C. Washington Post national reporter and Minnesotan James Hohman on WCCO Wednesday said that some party strategists may urge outside groups like the Republican...
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By David Sherman, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=68200248
September 05, 2018 - 10:59 am
There's news out today that could affect Minnesota's Gubernatorial Race. Washington Post reporter, and Minnesota native James Hohmann told WCCO's Blois Olson, “the Republican Governor’s Association has basically given up on the governor’s race [in Minnesota> which was going to be a very high...
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U.S. House of Representatives and Hennepin County
Sloane Martin
August 31, 2018 - 2:01 pm
The two candidates for governor squared off in a debate at the Minnesota State Fair Friday. Aired on MPR with a live audience, DFL nominee Tim Walz and Republican Jeff Johnson discussed education, healthcare, President Trump and gun safety. One area they greatly differed on was taxes and government...
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By David Sherman, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=68200248
Susie Jones
August 29, 2018 - 1:44 pm
Republican Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson making the rounds at the Minnesota State Fair Talking with WCCO's Chad Hartman, Johnson remembers talking to folks at the fair the last time he ran for Governor. "They'd say things are going okay in Minnesota. We don't love everything but it seems...
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Gazelka
August 29, 2018 - 10:39 am
With a gubernatorial election approaching, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka knows he'll have to adjust to a new style of leadership and personality at the state capitol. He tells Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News that he learned how to work with Governor Dayton and he'll take that experience...
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