Minnesota GOP backs Scott Jensen in race to unseat Gov. Tim Walz

Minnesota GOP backs Scott Jensen in race to unseat Gov. Tim Walz

Scott Jensen won the Minnesota Republican Party's endorsement for governor Saturday, picking up his party's backing on the strength of a campaign built around opposition to pandemic restrictions and concern about COVID-19 vaccines. Delegates gathered at the GOP convention in Rochester chose the former state senator and doctor as their top pick to take on DFL Gov. Tim Walz in November after a heated endorsement fight that started with a crowded field of contenders and featured multiple rounds of balloting. "We have to ask ourselves: How are we going to win?" Jensen told the crowd. "This is about potentially our last, best chance. We can do this together. ... Together we can absolutely bring that message to Tim Walz: 'Game over, you're done.'" It remains to be seen if Jensen …
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