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Commentary: Gary Emineth will be officially launching U.S. Senate campaign in February

Bismarck businessman and former NDGOP Chairman Gary Emineth speaks about one of his businesses in Grand Forks. Photo by Tim Albrecht/Grand Forks Herald

Earlier this month I broke the news that Bismarck businessman, and former NDGOP Chairman, Gary Emineth was considering a run for the U.S. Senate.

This morning I can report, based on information from a source close to Emineth who spoke on condition of anonymity, that said run will happen.

“Gary intends to begin going to the Republican district conventions, starting Wednesday,” my source tells me. “As you know, four of the five Bismarck legislative districts are holding their conventions Wednesday. Gary intends to go to all of the remaining district conventions, and he is planning to go to the state GOP convention in Grand Forks.”

“His target date for a formal announcement is sometime during the first week of February,” my source added.

State Senator Tom Campbell, a Republican from Grafton, announced his own campaign for the U.S. Senate last year. He’s been running a media campaign, and fundraising, for months already.

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