Post Tagged with: "Kurt Zellers"

Honour’s new campaign ad features his wife

Honour’s new campaign ad features his wife

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Honour released a new television ad from his campaign, which features his wife Jamie. The lighthearted ad shows a back and forth conversation about Jamie’s reaction to Scott’s decision to run for governor. As a first time candidate for office, Honour has sometimes appeared physically uncomfortable in some public appearances, […]

Minnesota’s Future backs Zellers; Releases ad

Minnesota’s Future backs Zellers; Releases ad

Minnesota’s Future, a political fund currently registered with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, will immediately focus on supporting the candidacy of Kurt Zellers for governor. Minnesota’s Future was registered in 2007 and has been very active in supporting legislative and statewide candidates. In 2012, Minnesota’s Future raised $1,460,442.00, spent $1,457,435.35 to help Republican legislative candidates. The most […]

Balls & Strikes: Honour, Seifert, Zellers should release tax returns

Balls & Strikes: Honour, Seifert, Zellers should release tax returns

The Star Tribune just posted another very interesting story about candidates for statewide office releasing their tax returns for public examination. Candidates for political office in Minnesota are not required by law to release their personal income tax returns. As noted in the Star Tribune story, Gov. Mark Dayton has […]

Legislative endorsements pile up in GOP race for governor

Legislative endorsements pile up in GOP race for governor

Legislative endorsements became a hot issue today in the race among the Republican candidates for governor, with Marty Seifert and Jeff Johnson’s campaign releasing lists of endorsements. Seifert released of list of 21 current and former legislators, some of which were new endorsements and others being previously announced. Johnson, the Republican […]

Zellers releases first TV ad; Signs no-new tax pledge

Zellers releases first TV ad; Signs no-new tax pledge

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kurt Zellers released his first television ad from his campaign, in which he pledges to not raise taxes if elected governor. The ad highlights Zellers background growing up on his family’s farm, to now being a husband, father to three children and living in Maple Grove. The new ad covers all […]

New IE group formed to back Jeff Johnson

New IE group formed to back Jeff Johnson

A new Independent Expenditure Committee, “Minnesotans for Responsible Limited Government” has filed with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board to support the candidacy of Jeff Johnson. The paperwork was filed today and the committee registration will appear online tomorrow. A source connected to the group, who asked not to be identified, said “we believe Jeff Johnson is […]

Kuisle’s comments on frac sand mining creates dust-up

Kuisle’s comments on frac sand mining creates dust-up

The Republican race for governor finally woke up today, as Jeff Johnson’s campaign was forced to defend, clarify, and distract from comments made by Bill Kuisle about frac sand mining. Leading the charge was Kurt Zellers, who’s campaign released a statement about Kuisle’s comments. I’ve pulled the key quotes from […]

Honour & Zellers release campaign ads

Honour & Zellers release campaign ads

The Republican gubernatorial campaigns of Scott Honour and Kurt Zellers released new campaign ads today. Honour’s campaign released a series of new television ads which will begin airing statewide today. According to a spokesman for Honour’s campaign, the ads “…are clear, declarative statements on how Scott sees things, the problems, and […]