Jeff Johnson to face Gov. Mark Dayton in November Election

By KBJR News 1

Jeff Johnson to face Gov. Mark Dayton in November Election

August 12, 2014 Updated Aug 12, 2014 at 10:00 PM CST

Plymouth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - GOP endorsed candidate Jeff Johnson will face Governor Mark Dayton in the general election for governor in November.

The former Minnesota House Representative defeated challengers Marty Seifert, Scott Honour, and Kurt Zellers.

Tuesday night, Johnson thanked his supporters and other candidates.

"I am so thankful for each and every person that brought us one step closer to tonight’s victory. I also want to thank each of my opponents, and their supporters, for their hard work and their commitment to Minnesota. Tomorrow we start united," Johnson wrote on Facebook.

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