A new poll finds former U.S. Senators Mark Dayton and Norm Coleman ahead of their rivals in the race to replace Tim Pawlenty as governor.
A new Rasmussen Reports poll found that 52 percent of likely Republican voters in Minnesota would support Coleman for the GOP nomination -- even though Coleman hasn't said whether he'll jump into the already-crowded race.
Support for all other GOP candidates was mired in the single digits.
Dayton is supported by 34 percent of likely Democratic voters, trailed by Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, supported by 25 percent.
Amid reports that Donald Trump was in danger of not getting on Minnesota's presidential ballot, the Trump campaign says everything is in order and voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for him in November.
Interest groups spent less slightly money lobbying state government in 2015 than in the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.