Minneapolis Election

Results: Minneapolis Races

Results: Minneapolis Races


Noor Campaign Claims Evidence of Voter Fraud in Ward 6 Election, to Ask Court for Review
City of Minneapolis Informs Noor Cost of Ward 6 Council Recount $7,000

St. Paul Election

Results: St. Paul Races

Results: St. Paul Races


Melvin Carter Wins Majority of Votes, Becomes First Black Mayor of St. Paul
Ranked-Choice Voting Likely to Delay Results

City Election

Results: Minnesota City Mayoral and Council Races

Results: Minnesota City Mayoral and Council Races


Noor Campaign Claims Evidence of Voter Fraud in Ward 6 Election, to Ask Court for Review
City of Minneapolis Informs Noor Cost of Ward 6 Council Recount $7,000

School Election

Results: School Levies and Referendums

Results: School Levies and Referendums


Ranked-Choice Voting Likely to Delay Results
Anoka-Hennepin School District to Ask Voters for Nearly $250 Million
Mohamud Noor

Noor Campaign Claims Evidence of Voter Fraud in Ward 6 Election, to Ask Court for Review


City of Minneapolis Informs Noor Cost of Ward 6 Council Recount $7,000
Mohamud Noor

Second-Place Ward 6 Minneapolis City Council Candidate Files Recount Request
Mohamud Noor

Jacob Frey Elected Mayor of Minneapolis
Jacob Frey

Minneapolis Elects 2 Transgender Candidates to City Council
Andrea Jenkins, who won the Minneapolis Ward 8 City Council race

Count Continues in Minneapolis with Frey in Lead for Mayor; 6 Council Seats Decided
The top five Minneapolis mayoral candidates after the first round of ranked-choice voting Tuesday

Minneapolis Mayoral Candidates

DFL CANDIDATES

Troy Benjegerdes works as an agronomic and holistic engineer. Originally from Iowa, he lives in Minneapolis.
Website: https://mayortroy.wordpress.com/

Raymond Dehn grew up in a self-described "working-class Brooklyn Park home." He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in architecture. In 2012, he was elected to the state legislature, representing District 59B.
Website: https://www.raymonddehn.com/

Al Flowers, a Chicago native, is now a community activist in North Minneapolis. He has taken up police accountability and housing as a couple of his main campaign issues.
Website: http://www.truthtothepeople.com/

As a city councilman, Jacob Frey currently represents Minneapolis' Ward 3, which includes Downtown Minneapolis, Dinkytown, the North Loop, Northeast and the Mississippi Riverfront. He was first elected in 2013.
Website: https://jacobfrey.org/

A Minneapolis native, Tom Hoch left his position as president and CEO of the Hennepin Theater Trust in Jan. 2017 and announced his mayoral run shortly afterward.
Website: https://www.tomforminneapolis.com/

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges is seeking a second term after being elected for a first term in 2013. She previously represented Ward 13 for two terms before being elected as mayor.
Website: http://betsyhodges.org/

A Minneapolis native and former MnDOT worker, Gregg Iverson states he wants to lower taxes, encourage educators, and support unions.
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Civil rights attorney and community activist Nekima Levy-Pounds is also a co-owner of a business consulting and talent management company. She lives in North Minneapolis.
Website: http://www.minneapolisfornekima.com/

Having moved to the U.S. from Bangladesh, Aswar Rahman grew up helping out at his mother's import clothing store on Central Avenue in Northeast. He is a filmmaker who also worked in former mayor R. T. Rybak's office. Rahman bowed out of the race and announced his support for Frey.
Website: http://aswarrahman.com/

THIRD PARTY CANDIDATES

Charlie Gers states free speech, property taxes and marriage equality are among the issues he plans to address through his campaign.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/CGers4Minneapolis/

Ron Lischeid states he is running for mayor to "make Minneapolis a better place to live, own a business and raise a family."
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Ron-Lischeid-for-Minneapolis-Mayor-2017

Referring to himself as "the Mayor of Minneapolis after dark," L.A. Nik is an author and entertainer who discusses issues in Minneapolis on a weekly podcast.
Website: https://www.rockinthistown.com/

A Minneapolis resident, Ian Simpson states he thinks "it's about time we all did a little more" when it comes to issues in the city.
Website: http://ian4mayor.com/

Using a moniker, activist Captain Jack Sparrow states he wants to address homelessness, poverty and health care through his campaign.
Website: http://occupirate.blogspot.com/

St. Paul Mayoral Candidates

DFL CANDIDATES

Melvin Carter is a St. Paul city council member and the executive director of Gov. Mark Dayton's Minnesota Children's Cabinet. He names economic progress, affordable housing, and investment in infrastructure as a few of his campaign issues.
Website: http://www.melvincarter.org/

Tom Goldstein is a shop owner and a neighborhood activist who lives in the Mac-Groveland neighborhood of St. Paul. Community development and environmental stewardship are a couple of his campaign issues.
Website: http://tomforsaintpaul.com/

Currently the senior vice president at BMO Harris Bank, Pat Harris also served on the St. Paul city council for 12 years. Public safety, education and job creation are among the issues Harris wants to take up.
Website: http://www.patharrisformayor.com/

A St. Paul city council member, Dai Thao has said he will prioritize investing in families and safe neighborhoods, tax and economic prosperity, and equity and responsive government.
Website: http://www.daithao.org/

THIRD PARTY CANDIDATES

Elizabeth Dickinson, a public speaker and activist living in St. Paul, has said she wants to promote safe communities, pass a $15-per-hour minimum wage, and energy efficiency.
Website: http://www.elizabethdickinson.org/

Tim Holden is a businessman and licensed general contractor and realtor living in St. Paul. Holden has said he wants to focus on economic growth and education.
Website: http://holden4mayor.com/
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