Sen. Michelle Benson suspends campaign for governor

She also won’t be seeking reelection to the Senate.
Published: Apr. 29, 2022 at 4:11 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 29, 2022 at 6:50 PM CDT
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WILLMAR, Minn. (KEYC) — Sen. Michelle Benson (R-Ham Lake) suspended her campaign for governor Friday in a speech at the Seventh Congressional District Republican Convention.

Benson was first elected to the Senate in 2010. During her tenure, she served in leadership and as chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

She also won’t be seeking reelection to the Senate.

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