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Republican Marty Seifert thinks about run for Minnesota governor

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ST. PAUL - Former state Rep. Marty Seifert, R-Marshall, said he is thinking about running for governor, but will not decide before Saturday’s straw poll at the Minnesota State Central Committee meeting.


A group led by Beltrami County Republican Chairman Ken Cobb is promoting Seifert as a straw poll write-in candidate. Seifert told Forum News Service on Tuesday that he is not part of the effort.

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