BREAKING: GOP US Senate Candidate in MN Rushed into Emergency Surgery

Minnesota senate Republican party nominee Jason Lewis was rushed into emergency surgery, campaign officials say. His campaign reports that the surgery was because of a “severe internal hernia”. 

This morning reports say he experienced Abdominal pain which became life-threatening. This comes as polls show the race tightening between him and Democratic incumbent Tina Smith. 

Smith tweeted “Archie and I are wishing Jason Lewis a successful surgery and a speedy recovery.” 

Campaign staff says he is in “Good Spirits” and is “Optimistic” before going into surgery this morning.

Thoughts and prayers are with Jason right now. Fox News reported:

The Minnesota Senate race narrowed substantially before the election, with Smith shedding her double-digit lead over Lewis, according to a polling average from RealClear Politics.