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Tom Horner

Oct 22, 2010

Poll: Dayton 44, Emmer 41, Horner 10

Emmer now has the support of 86 percent of Republicans, and Dayton has the backing of 86 percent of Democrats. Among nonpartisans, Emmer gets 31 percent support, Dayton 28 percent and Horner 27 percent.

Oct 21, 2010

Former Republican Gov. Al Quie backs Horner

Former Republican Gov. Al Quie endorsed Independence Party candidate for governor Tom Horner on Thursday after Horner said he would support a retention election system.

Oct 20, 2010

Horner faces hard road – but figures to have big Election Day impact

For the Independence Party's Tom Horner, September was a window of opportunity. He reached 18 percent in one gubernatorial poll, setting off speculation about a repeat third-party ascension to the governor's mansion; he lined up an impressive array of Republican endorsements, including those of former Republican Gov. Arne Carlson and 13 past GOP legislators; and midway through the month he was rai[...]

Oct 19, 2010

Mike Ciresi backs Horner for governor

Ciresi is the highest-profile Democrat to endorse Horner in the governor's race thus far.

Oct 18, 2010

Horner picks up flurry of newspaper endorsements

Independence Party candidate Tom Horner picked up the backing of several major news outlets in Minnesota on Sunday, with only a few weeks left before the general election.

Oct 15, 2010

Pawlenty stars in pro-Emmer TV ad

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is the face of a new television ad trying to pivot GOP nominee Tom Emmer for a win in the Minnesota governor's race with less than three weeks to go before election day.

Oct 15, 2010

KSTP/SurveyUSA poll: Dayton widens lead in MN governor’s race — but still within margin of error

The latest poll in the Minnesota governor's race shows DFL gubernatorial nominee Mark Dayton with a five point lead over GOP candidate Tom Emmer.

Oct 13, 2010

Gubernatorial air wars enter their last act

Republican nominee Tom Emmer's campaign has booked nearly $800,000 worth of network television time in the Twin Cities for the final three weeks of the governor's race. That far surpasses the air time currently reserved by his two principal rivals in the gubernatorial contest.

Oct 10, 2010

Pawlenty lashes out at Republicans supporting Horner

Retiring Gov. Tim Pawlenty appeared to take his fellow Republicans to the woodshed this weekend for harboring thoughts of supporting Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner.

Oct 8, 2010

Rasmussen Reports poll: MN governor’s race a toss-up

The latest Rasmussen Reports poll on the Minnesota governor's race shows DFL candidate Mark Dayton and Republican nominee Tom Emmer in a virtual dead heat.

Oct 6, 2010

Campaigns find creative ways to target voters on the Net

After Target Corporation contributed $150,000 to a political organization that's supporting Republican Tom Emmer in the governor's race, Alliance for a Better Minnesota went online to stir up outrage.

Oct 6, 2010

Former GOP legislators rally behind Horner

Several former Republican legislators blasted both the Republican and DFL gubernatorial nominees for governor at state Capitol press conference. Minnesota Republican Party officials contend the former GOP legislators supporting Horner hold views that are removed from the current direction of the party.

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