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Scott Honour, GOP candidate for governor, names campaign team

His campaign team is filled with Republican veteran operatives.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Honour has fleshed out his campaign team with a group of GOP veteran operatives.

Pat Shortridge, former chair of the Minnesota Republican Party,  takes on what is effectively the role of campaign manager with the title of general consultant and lead strategist.

Valentina Weis, a veteran of congressional campaigns and the Romney presidential campaign, is deputy campaign manager. Shanna Woodbury, a top Republican fundraiser in Minnesota, is finance director.

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Scott Howell & Co. will handle advertising, and Linda DiVall will provide polling. Both firms have worked nationwide for Republican candidates, including former President George W. Bush.

Digital-communication duties will be handled by Push Digital.

Brian Clark, a longtime friend of Honour and small-business owner, is the campaign chair.