Voters interested in getting an early look at the Republicans vying to run against DFL Gov. Mark Dayton next year can see them in action at an upcoming forum.
The Republican Party of Olmsted County is hosting the forum from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Candian Honker Event Center at the Rochester Ramada Hotel, 1517 16th St. S.W. So far, four of the five candidates have confirmed they will attend. They are activist Rob Farnsworth of Hibbing, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, state Sen. Dave Thompson, R-Lakeville, and Rep. Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove. Wayzata businessman Scott Honour has not committed to attend.
The forum is a fundraiser for the party. Tickets cost $25 in advance or $30 at the door. To buy tickets, go here.