Election News

Sep 27, 2013
A group called the Coalition for a Better Minneapolis launched a campaign today to support Mark Andrew’s mayoral bid through independent expenditure efforts.Under state law, groups that form independent expenditures can spend an unlimited amount of money to support a candidate, but they must act...
Sep 27, 2013
Seven Minneapolis mayoral candidates shared their thoughts on urban design and sustainable development at a candidate forum sponsored by AIA Minneapolis and the Urban Land Institute last night at the International Market Square.Three of the candidates also spoke out against the streetcar plan...
Sep 26, 2013
Musicians will perform Oct. 3 at the Lumber Exchange Building, 10 S. 5th St., for a "VoterPalooza 2013" to get the word out about ranked-choice voting for this year's election.The hosts are Sy Huff and Krist Novaselic of Nirvana fame and the band lineup includes Tim Mahoney, #MPLS, Carnage the...
Sep 24, 2013
EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriock visited Minneapolis this weekend to meet with mayoral candidate Betsy Hodges after endorsing her campaign in August.EMILY's List, based in Washington, D.C., is the country's largest organization devoted to helping women in politics. It has more than 2...
Sep 20, 2013
Seven mayoral candidates took part in a forum hosted by the Hale-Page-Diamond Lake Community Association at the Parkway Theater at 48th & Chicago last night — a debate that was more jovial and Minnesota nice than many in recent weeks.The candidates covered a lot of ground in the debate...
Sep 19, 2013
Minneapolis Public Schools Supt. Bernadeia Johnson has a favorite saying: “So goes Minneapolis Public Schools, so goes the City of Minneapolis.”It seems the mayoral candidates have bought into that notion as debate about how to turnaround troubled schools in the city and improve educational...

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