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Winner of the National Award for Excellence in Accountability.
Elected President of the National State Auditors Association.
Named 1 of the 15 Most Influential Government Auditors in America.


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Rebecca believes that good leadership starts with listening. Before she tells you her ideas for the future of Minnesota, she wants to hear yours. Join the conversation in person, on the phone, on social media, or by submitting your thoughts below!

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Otto for Governor listening tour update

Posted by Rebecca Otto on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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May township resident Rebecca Otto to run for governor
Suzanne Lindgren | Country Messenger | Jan 18, 2017
Rebecca Otto’s love for Minnesota has more to do with instinct than happenstance.

Local Somali Community Raises Concerns in a Listening Session
KAAL-TV | Jan 15, 2017
The race for governor is still a year away, but listening sessions have already started. The Somali community in Rochester gathered Saturday to speak with Rebecca Otto.

Minnesota Auditor Otto to run for Governor
Mesabi Daily News | Jan 14, 2017
“What people keep saying to me is ‘Fight it, please fight it, and let us know how we can help.’ They know the importance of this office and they know they don’t want ‘the fox guarding the hen house,’ ” Otto said.

Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto Plans to Run for Governor
KSTP-TV | Jan 12, 2017
"Rather than talking to you all about my good ideas, I would prefer to listen," Otto said. "I think there's been a lot of talk lately and not enough listening and truly understanding."

Otto in North Branch
The Post Review | Jan 11, 2017
Rebecca Otto, who recently announced her run for governor, will be at Everyday Joe Coffee Tea and Eatery at 10 a.m. Jan. 14.

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