Margaret Anderson-Keliher thanked DFL supporters Monday for selecting her to become the party’s standard bearer in this fall’s Minnesota Governor race. She won the party’s endorsement Saturday in the party’s state endorsing convention in Duluth.
Anderson-Keliher still faces opposition from at least two strong DFL candidates who say they will seek nomination by DFL voters in the August Primary Election.
Former Senator Mark Dayton had previously announced he would take his case directly to DFL voters by placing his name on the ballot in the Primary Election. Former DFL House Leader Matt Entenza used the convention to announce he would not seek endorsement by the convention, but, like Dayton, would seek to become the party nominee for governor by competing against other DFLers in the August Primary.