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Jeff Johnson, right, who is hoping to win the Republican nomination in a bid for Minnesota Governor in the next election, met with local members of his party during a meeting in Perham on Monday. Pictured with him is Minnesota House Representative Bud Nornes and Otter Tail County Republican Party Chairperson Sue Nelson. Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS

Gubernatorial hopeful visits Perham

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Jeff Johnson, one of five candidates vying for the Republican nomination in the race for Minnesota governor, visited Perham on Sept. 16 to gather support for his bid.


Johnson is a Detroit Lakes native who graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead with an economics degree and went to law school at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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