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Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson accepts applause from the Republican state convention in Rochester in May 2014 after it endorsed him as the party's governor candidate. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis)

Republican governor candidates split on greater Minnesota issues

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's major Republican governor candidates have sounded a lot like four peas in a pod, showing few policy differences.


However, when asked about how they would deal with areas of the state outside the Twin Cities, some splits begin to surface.

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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.