(Hamel, MN) -- Hennepin County Commissioner and former State Representative Jeff Johnson is expected to announce Sunday afternoon in Hamel that he's running for governor. Johnson will be the second Republican to officially jump into the race. Wayzata businessman Scott Honour made his announcement last month. A number of other Republicans are reportedly considering runs for governor. Among them: former House Speaker Kurt Zellers from Maple Grove, Senate Minority Leader David Hann from Eden Prairie, Lakeville Senator Dave Thompson and Senator Julie Rosen from Fairmont.