Minnesota GOP seeks victory as convention opens in Rochester

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(ABC 6 News) — The MN GOP State Convention is underway at the Mayo Civic Center in downtown Rochester.

Minnesota GOP delegates endorsed their first candidate, Ryan Wilson for state auditor. The Maple Grove attorney was unopposed.

Kim Crockett won the endorsement for secretary of state. Jim Schultz, an attorney who has never run for elected office, won a dramatic endorsement battle for attorney general over 2018 GOP nominee Doug Wardlow.

The endorsement for governor will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday. They will have 9 hours to endorse a Gov candidate with a deadline of 6 p.m.

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