No mayoral endorsement from Minneapolis DFL delegates in final vote |

No mayoral endorsement from Minneapolis DFL delegates in final vote

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey. Photo: KSTP/Eric Chaloux. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.

Tommy Wiita
Updated: June 17, 2021 10:49 AM
Created: June 17, 2021 10:37 AM

Minneapolis DFL city delegates did not endorse a candidate for mayor in their final round of ranked-choice voting Thursday. 

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey received 40.3% of the vote, and candidate Sheila Nezhad led with 53.1%. A total of 6.6% voted "no endorsement." At least 60% support is required to earn an endorsement of city delegates. 

However, city delegates endorsed Christa Moseng with 62.9% of the vote to serve on the Board of Estimate and Taxation. 

In addition, three candidates for Park Board district officers were endorsed: Billy Menz in District 1 with 89.6%, Eric Moran in District 2 with 77.8% and Jono Cowgill in District 4 with 65.3%. 

No candidates for Parks At-Large reached 60% to be endorsed by city delegates. 

For more information on how the voting turned out, click here.

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