On the first year of the job, Walz or Johnson and a new Legislature will consider the fate of a 2 percent tax on medical providers that expires at the end of the year. It contributes hundreds of millions of dollars toward two health care programs that cover nearly 1.5 million poor Minnesotans...
Carter served on the St. Paul City Council and campaigned on economic progress, affordable housing and investment in infrastructure ...
St. Paul Mayoral 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/