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Johnson, Ortman win GOP straw polls

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Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson and state Sen. Julianne Ortman easily won straw polls for Minnesota Governor and U.S. Senate during Saturday’s Republican State Central Committee meeting in Blaine.

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Johnson, a Detroit Lakes native and former state representative, finished the nonbinding poll with 35 percent, ahead of state Sen. Dave Thompson of Lakeville in second with 27 percent. They are among Republicans looking to beat Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton next year.

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