Doug Wardlow was optimistic at a campaign stop in St. Cloud Saturday morning.
After a short rally in St. Joseph, the GOP candidate for attorney general spoke to a crowd of about 30 at the St. Cloud GOP office.
Wardlow repeated Saturday that people should be concerned with Ellison's connection to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who has a history of anti-Semitic and homophobic remarks. Ellison participated in the group's 1995 "Million Man March." He has since disavowed Farrakhan.
On Saturday, in response to an audience question about whether Ellison is "for Sharia law," Wardlow said, "I have not heard him say anything about it. But the fact is there are so many reasons to be concerned about Keith Ellison."