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Sheboygan Businessman Kober Registers For Governor Run

Kober Is Among Long List Of Democrats Pondering Run Against Gov. Walker

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Sheboygan businessman Kurt Kober has registered a campaign committee to run for governor as a Democrat.

With the filing Wednesday Kober becomes at least the ninth Democrat to file paperwork allowing them to raise and spend money on a potential bid. Kober said in a statement he is still deciding whether to get into the race and wanted to spend time meeting people across the state first.

Kober is director of the Clorox Company, a manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products.

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Several Democrats have already announced their candidacies, including state Rep. Dana Wachs, businessman Andy Gronik and political newcomer Bob Harlow.

Others exploring a bid include state Superintendent Tony Evers, state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout and political activist Mike McCabe.

Republican Gov. Scott Walker is expected to seek a third term.

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