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Gov. Dayton to rally St. Cloud students for DFL legislative candidates

The governor continues his college tour with a stop at St. Cloud State to stump for area DFL legislative candidates.

Gov. Mark Dayton, who attended a political rally at Bemidji State University Wednesday, is headed to St. Cloud State Friday to support area DFL legislative candidates.

The governor is working for a DFL majority in one or both houses after the Nov. 6 election, after facing Republican majorities his first two years in office.

Today’s noon rally at SCSU’s Atwood Memorial Center will feature Zachary Dorholt, who’s running against Republican state Rep. King Banaian in St. Cloud’s District 14B, and Jerry McCarter, who’s facing Republican state Sen. John Pederson in District 14.