Wednesday, May 28
(Minneapolis, MN) -- A report indicates the top donors in the governor's race are mostly centered in the Twin Cities metro area. The "Minneapolis Star Tribune" has analyzed campaign finance records to determine over 85-percent of donors sending large amounts of cash to Governor Dayton's campaign and the efforts of the top five Republicans running against him are in Hennepin County. Philanthropist Alida Messinger of Minneapolis has given the most money at 944-thousand dollars, all of which has gone to DFL causes. Second is Vance Opperman of Wayzata, who has also donated strictly to the DFL with his 381-thousand dollars in contributions.