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Walz Chooses Flanagan as Running Mate

Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan Photo: walzflanagan.org. Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan

October 06, 2017 10:25 AM

(ABC 6 News) -- Gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz has chosen Minnesota native and current state representative Peggy Flanagan as his running mate.

Flanagan is a lifelong resident of St. Louis Park in the Twin Cities metro and has been representing District 46A since 2015.  Flanagan is also a University of Minnesota graduate.

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If elected, Flanagan would be the first person of color to hold a constitutional office in Minnesota and the highest ranking Native American state-level officeholder in U.S. history.

Walz and Flanagan will kick off their campaign locally Saturday, October 7th at 12:15 p.m. at Bleu Duck Kitchen in Rochester. 


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