ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican candidate Scott Honour has put up a round of television ads ahead of next month’s primary election to determine his party’s nominee for governor.
Honour adviser Pat Shortridge says the ads are airing statewide on cable television, specifically the Fox News Channel. That station is viewed as prime ground to connect with GOP voters. The businessman is spending up to $20,000 for the initial run of his no-frills ads, where he presents himself as an outsider.READ MORE: Robbinsdale City Council Member Tyler Kline Charged With DWI, Fleeing Police
He’s the first candidate in the race to air TV ads this summer, although two rivals had a small commercial presence ahead of May’s state Republican Party convention.READ MORE: Sheriff Seeks Owner Of Burnt Snowmobile Found On Central Minnesota Lake
Honour’s primary opponents are Jeff Johnson, Marty Seifert and Kurt Zellers. The Aug. 12 winner will face Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.MORE NEWS: Teen Arrested In Robbinsdale After Fleeing Police In Stolen Car
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