Morrow ran unopposed last year. In his district, Quist won 37 percent of the vote to Walz's 63 percent; Democratic President Barack Obama picked up 52 percent to Republican Mitt Romney's 45 percent and Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar netted 67 percent to Republican challenge Kurt Bills' 28 percent.
Meanwhile, over the weekend Tama Theis, of St. Cloud, said she would vie for the Republican endorsement for Gottwalt’s seat.
Gottwalt won his election with 54 percent of the vote. Romney won his district with 50 percent of the vote to Obama's 48 percent; Democratic challenger Jim Graves won 57 percent of the vote to Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's 42 percent and Klobuchar 63 percent to Bills' 32 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.