See more of the story Campaign check: Did 80% of students miss fewer than 10 days of class during pandemic? Gov. Tim Walz's office said he was referring to the 2021-2022 school year in a recent interview. Campaign check: Did Gov. Tim Walz cancel candidate debates? Walz's campaign said he has been invited to 19 debates and can't fit them all in; Jensen says the governor is "hiding." Campaign check: Does Tyler Kistner support an abortion ban with 'no exceptions'? The Second District Republican's abortion position is the target of a new ad from his DFL opponent, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig. Campaign check: Does Gov. Tim Walz own lake property in S. Dakota? The governor's campaign says he currently owns no property, including in the state of Minnesota.