Stopping at Old #1 in Morris the day before the elections are Republicans (l to r) State Sen. Torrey Westrom, State Rep. Jeff Backer, Lt. Governor Candidate Donna Bergstrom and Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Johnson. (Photo: Marshall Hoffman)

Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson made a stop at the Old #1 Bar and Grill in Morris yesterday to make a final push for getting out the vote. The Hennepin County Commissioner told the assembled that he feels confident of victory.

Along with Johnson at the Morris stop was his running mate, Donna Bergstrom of Duluth, a retired Lt. Col. in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves and member of the Red Lake Nation.

Also with Johnson and Bergstrom were Secretary of State Candidate John Howe, State Sen. Torrey Westrom and State Rep. Jeff Backer.

You can find interviews with a number of candidates in the News or Community Connection section of our website,, including Jeff Johnson, Tim Walz, Collin Peterson and Dave Hughes, as well as the Candidates Forum for County and City candidates.


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