In an early vote that could mean another long night for delegates, Republican delegates split their early vote in the race to win endorsement for governor.
Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson with a slight edge and 2010 gubernatorial candidate Marty Seifert and state Sen. Dave Thompson just behind him.
The results caused one delegate to tweet:
Here are the numbers:
Ballots cast – 1933
Needed for endorsement – 1160 - 60 percent
Farnsworth – 161 – 8.3 percent
Seifert - 568 – 29.38 percent
Johnson – 620 – 32.07 percent
Thompson – 577 – 29.85 percent
Blank -- 291 ballots
More From Hot Dish Politics
U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen welcomes his friend and housemate back, three months after Rep. Steve Scalise was gunned down at a congressional baseball practice.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar appeared on The Daily Show Tuesday night to talk about getting things done in Congress, lowering drug prices and the direction of the Democratic party.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar will appear on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" at 10 p.m. today. She'll be the second Minnesota politician in recent months to appear, after Rep. Ilhan Omar came on in July.
A Duluth native who just barely lost Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary said that politicians have not gone far enough in condemning the left for violence during a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville. "I think that the left is going to try to use this as an excuse to crack down on conservative free speech," said Corey Stewart. "I think they're going to try to use this as an excuse to remove more historical monuments."
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee this week launched digital ads against U.S. Reps. Jason Lewis, Erik Paulsen, and 23 other GOP lawmakers.