Minneapolis Mayoral, Council & Park Board Races
MN U.S. House 8
MN U.S. House District 8
DEM Primary
Reporting: 100%
Kirsten Kennedy Kennedy (DEM)
44%
Soren Sorensen Sorensen (DEM)
40%
Joe Radinovich Radinovich (DEM)
5%
Michelle Lee Lee (DEM)
5%
Jason Metsa Metsa (DEM)
5%
Last Updated: {ts '2018-07-30 13:12:53'}
MN U.S. House 8
MN U.S. House District 8
GOP Primary
Reporting: 100%
Pete Stauber Stauber (GOP)
55%
Harry Welty Welty (GOP)
45%
Last Updated: {ts '2018-07-30 13:12:53'}

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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/
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