Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates
Top row, from left: Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty DFL challenger Attorney General Mike Hatch and Republican challenger Sue Jeffers, who owns a bar in Minneapolis. Middle row, from left: DFL gubernatorial candidates state Sens. Steve Kelley and Becky Lourey and Independence Party candidate Peter Hutchinson, a former state finance commissioner. Bottom row, from left: Senate candidates Rep. Mark Kennedy, a Republican congressman, and Democratic contenders veterinarian Ford Bell and Hennepin County Attorney Amy Klobuchar.
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Governor's race

Jan. 25 -- Peter Hutchinson -- Independence Party (11 a.m.)

Feb. 21 -- Becky Lourey -- Democrat (noon)

Feb. 22 -- Steve Kelley -- Democrat (11 a.m.)

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Feb. 27 -- Mike Hatch -- Democrat (11 a.m.)

Feb. 28 -- Kelly Doran -- Democrat, no longer a candidate (11 a.m.)

March 7 -- Democrats Debate: Mike Hatch, Becky Lourey, Kelly Doran and Steve Kelley (11 a.m.)

March 13 -- Tim Pawlenty -- Republican (noon)

April 26 -- Sue Jeffers -- Republican (11 a.m.)

U.S. Senate race

Feb. 23 -- Amy Klobuchar -- Democrat (11 a.m.)

Feb. 24 -- Ford Bell -- Democrat (11 a.m.)

March 2 -- Mark Kennedy -- Republican (11 a.m.)

March 3 -- Democrats debate: Amy Klobuchar and Ford Bell (11 a.m.)