Minnesota state senator is going to run for governorFargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Minnesota state senator Dave Thompson is now in the race for governor.
By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Minnesota state senator Dave Thompson is now in the race for governor.
The republican made a stop in his hometown of East Grand Forks today, telling a few dozen he understands the dynamics of border towns.
Thompson was first elected to the Senate in 2010, out of the Twin Cities metro area.
and then reelected last year.
Thompson says he knows his way around the state budgeting process and can relate to the needs of Greater Minnesota.
Dave Thompson- Candidate for MN Governor: "I think my life has prepared me for it. I've had a lot of experience in the private sector. I've been an employee, I've had my own small businesses. I've had real wealth of experience. I grew up in Greater Minnesota, now live down in the Twin Cities."
Thompson says he'll continue traveling the state from here and preparing for the November elections.