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Libertarian vice presidential candidate Jim Gray has Minnesota events

The Libertarian candidate is here for three events today and will try to capitalize on the Ron Paul support in the state.

Jim Gray, the Libertarian Party’s candidate for vice president, is in the Twin Cities today for several campaign events.

Minnesota has been a Libertarian Party hotbed, of sorts, or at least a Ron Paul hotbed, with 33 of the state’s 40 delegates to the RNC casting nominating votes for Paul.

Gray is a former California Superior Court judge and federal prosecutor.

The Libertarian Party presidential candidate, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, appeared at a Macalester College campaign event in September with former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.

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Recent polls in Minnesota show the Johnson/Gray ticket getting 2 to 4 percent of the vote, which would appear to cut into Gov. Romney’s support in the state.

Gray’s events today are:

  • 11 a.m. A speech at the University of Minnesota, Coffman Memorial Hall/Theatre
  • 1:10 p.m. Appearance at Minnesotans United for All Families, 1313 5th Street SE, Minneapolis. 
  • 5 p.m. Meet and Greet at The Tavern Pub, 3401 Louisiana Avenue South, Saint Louis Park.