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Paul Kohls

Statement about running for governor: “I am announcing today that I am suspending my campaign for Governor.

Paul Kohls

Statement about running for governor: “I am announcing today that I am suspending my campaign for Governor. Although this is a difficult decision, I am pleased with the impact I was able to have on the race over the past few months.” — Statement to the press, October 29, 2009

Party: Republican

Current government position: State representative, District 34A

Elected: 2002

Term: Fourth

Occupation: Senior manager and lawyer, Allianz Life Insurance Company (Golden Valley)

Birth date: March 15, 1964

Home: Victoria

Education: B.A. political science, University of St. Thomas; J.D., University of Minnesota

Website: Campaign website

House profile

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E-mail: rep.paul.kohls@house.mn

Key issues and priorities: When he announced his run for governor, Kohls said his focus would be on fiscal responsibility in government. His work in the state House’s finance and taxes committees, he said, has shown a commitment to limited government and balancing the budget.

Background articles:

Commentary article in Star Tribune

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Check out questions readers have for Minnesota’s candidates for governor (and some answers) at 10Questions.com

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