Election News

Apr 09, 2013
At the first mayoral forum on March 27, candidate Mark Andrew criticized current city leadership for not having a “articulated, cogent, rational, comprehensive strategy” to recapture Minneapolis jobs.To illustrate his point, Andrew threw out a bold statistic.“In Minneapolis today, we have 28,000...
Apr 04, 2013
In a rather unique and cozy setting, Minneapolis mayoral candidates debated for the second time Wednesday night, seated on couches in Kingfield neighborhood church Solomon’s Porch and circled by a crowd of about 250.The debate gave viewers a first glimpse of independent candidate Cam Winton, who...
Apr 04, 2013
Editor’s note: The Journals will be profiling the self-declared candidates for mayor for the next several issues leading up to the DFL City Convention on June 15. We are kicking off our candidate profile series with a story on Mark Andrew. Stay tuned for future profiles on Jackie Cherryhomes, Don...
Mar 29, 2013
Five candidates hoping to be the next mayor of Minneapolis squared off in their first debate in late March, exchanging viewpoints on issues ranging from affordable housing to property taxes to the Vikings stadium.The debate, hosted by the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs...
Mar 25, 2013    |    City Council
City Council Member Diane Hofstede and Jacob Frey, her challenger for the Third Ward council seat, squared off in a candidate forum Thursday night at DeLaSalle High School.More than 200 people attended the event co-sponsored by the Journal and the League of Women Voters. The candidates answered...
Mar 18, 2013
Editor's Note: The Third Ward City Council race is shaping up to be one of the most competitive council races for the 2013 Minneapolis election.Incumbent City Council Member Diane Hofstede is facing competition from Jacob Frey, a civil rights attorney and community organizer. The new...
Mar 18, 2013
Editor's Note: The Third Ward City Council race is shaping up to be one of the most competitive council races for the 2013 Minneapolis election.Incumbent City Council Member Diane Hofstede is facing competition from Jacob Frey, a civil rights attorney and community organizer. The new Third...
Mar 07, 2013
Want to run for office in Minneapolis? You might soon have to break the piggy bank.A proposal to increase the filing fees from the same $20 charge they have been for decades moved forward on Wednesday, as the City Charter Commission recommended an increase to the City Council.The fees, under the...
Feb 28, 2013
The Journal and the League of Women Voters of Minneapolis are sponsoring a candidate forum for the Ward 3 City Council race on March 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at DeLaSalle High School on Nicollet Island.Incumbent City Council Member Diane Hofstede and Jacob Frey are running for the seat. The new...
Feb 27, 2013
Expecting a high voter turnout in 2013 because of an open mayoral race and several hot City Council races, City Clerk Casey Carl is asking for an extra $386,000 to handle this year’s election.The last city election, in 2009, cost the city $775,000 to administer. This year, the City Council...

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