Uncensored Civics

David Brauer is a former Journal editor who lives in Kingfield, where he chaired the neighborhood association and farmers market boards. Find him on Twitter @dbrauer.
Jul 15, 2014

Hey Minneapolis voter! When marking your ballot for Governor and U.S. Senator this November, you’ll have to make another choice — whether to raise filing fees for Minneapolis city offices.

Today, you only need to plunk down $20 to run for mayor, City Council, Park Board, or Board of Estimate. After some back-and-forth with the Minneapolis City Council, the city’s appointed Charter Commission decided to ask you to raise the mayoral fee to $500; $250 for City Council; and $100 for the two boards.

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