Election News

Feb 27, 2013    |    Mayor
Betsy Hodges announced today that several local officials have endorsed her campaign for mayor.The list includes Hennepin County Commissioner Gail Dorfman, City Council Member John Quincy (Ward 11), Board of Estimation and Taxation Member David Wheeler and former Minneapolis School Board Member...
Feb 18, 2013
The 5th Congressional District Green Party endorsed Cam Gordon for the Ward 2 City Council seat, Annie Young for a Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board at-large seat and Ty Moore for the Council's Ward 9 seat at an endorsing meeting Sunday.Gordon is seeking a third term on the Council...
Feb 12, 2013    |    City Council
Update: This article has been changed to reflect that incumbent Diane Hofstede says she will abide by the DFL endorsement in Ward 3. In a November interview, Hofstede was non-commital about abiding by the endorsement, saying “Well, I guess we’ll have to see." Her campaign manager today said...
Jan 30, 2013
Four City Council members have endorsed Jacob Frey for the Ward 3 council seat currently held by Diane Hofstede.Councilmembers Lisa Goodman, Robert Lilligren, Gary Schiff and Elizabeth Glidden have endorsed Frey, a Minneapolis attorney and community activist, according to a news release sent out by...
Jan 03, 2013    |    Mayor
Park Board President John Erwin said today he is considering a run for Minneapolis mayor, joining a growing list of candidates hoping to take over for R.T. Rybak, who is not running again.Erwin said his record of limiting property tax increases, increasing services and planning for development of...
Jan 02, 2013
R.T. Rybak said 12 years will be enough, announcing on Dec. 27 he won’t seek a fourth term as Minneapolis mayor.What he’ll do next is still up in the air. He hasn’t ruled out a possible run for governor or a job with President Obama’s administration in D.C. Whatever he does, Rybak said he said he’...
Dec 27, 2012    |    Mayor
Flanked by his family, R.T. Rybak announced today he would not seek a fourth term as Minneapolis mayor.“Whether or not I’m working as a mayor, I’m going to be working for Minneapolis,” Rybak said at a press conference at the Midtown Global Market. “And I want to assure people that I’m going to stay...

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