Gov. Walz makes it official: He’s running for a second term

Gov. Tim Walz will seek a second term in 2022. The DFLer made the announcement alongside Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, in a video released Tuesday morning.

A handful of Republicans have already announced they will run, including Sen. Michelle Benson, former Senate Republican leader Paul Gazelka, former Sen. Scott Jensen, Mike Marti, Mike Murphy and Neil Shah. This is an MPR News morning update for Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer.

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