Republican Marty Seifert's campaign for governor released a list of 52 current and former lawmakers who are backing his run for governor. There are 13 current members who are backing Seifert:
Representative Paul Anderson, Starbuck
Representative Bob Dettmer, Forest Lake
Senator Dennis Frederickson, New Ulm
Representative Steve Gottwalt, Saint Cloud
Representative Bob Gunther, Fairmont
Representative Doug Magnus, Slayton
Representative Mark Murdock, Ottertail
Representative Bud Nornes, Fergus Falls
Senator Pat Pariseau, Farmington
Senator Julie Rosen, Fairmont
Representative Steve Smith, Mound
Representative Paul Torkelson, Nelson Township
Representative Torrey Westrom, Elbow Lake
Seifert is seeking the GOP endorsement against seven others (that list doesn't include Norm Coleman). You can read Seifert's news release here.
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