Gov. Tim Walz announces reelection run in 2022

Gov. Tim Walz announced on Tuesday morning he is running for reelection in the 2022 Minnesota gubernatorial race. 

Walz indicated he’ll run again with Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. Candidates for governor have until the primaries to select their running mate.

“It has been an honor to serve as your governor. During the unprecedented challenges of the last two years, I’ve seen Minnesotans from all walks of life come together in order to fight the virus, save lives and get our state on the path to recovery,” said Gov. Walz in a video announcement. “We’re not done yet, but Peggy and I are excited to continue that fight with you.”

Lt. Gov Flanagan said, “We are running for re-election to continue to make Minnesota a great place to live for everyone; Black, white, brown, and Indigenous, to strive to be a more equitable state and to give families like the one I grew up in a fighting chance. We are just getting started.”

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