The first mayoral candidate to submit responses to our survey is Captain Jack Sparrow What do you believe is the most significant land use and/or transportation issue facing Minneapolis in the next 5 years and how do you hope to address it in office? I think that spending on the Southwest Light Rail project is […]
2017 Voter Guide
In 2017, Minneapolis residents will vote for Mayor and City Council (Wards 1 through 13). The filing deadline for candidates who wish to run in this election is August 15, 2017. Minneapolis uses ranked choice voting, eliminating the need for primaries, but will be holding precinct caucuses.
The City of St. Paul is holding a mayoral election in 2017. The filing deadline for candidates who wish to run in this election is August 15, 2017. Incumbent Mayor Chris Coleman is not running for re-election.
Candidate QuestionnairesThe streets.mn board and editorial team developed a short series of questions related to transportation and land use designed to give voters more information and expand the conversation about these topics. Surveys were sent to all the candidates we could find, and responses will be posted as they are received.
Podcasts of interviews with council or mayoral candidates will also be listed below. If you're a candidate, and would like to be interviewed, please contact us.
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Voter Guides for 2017 city races in Minneapolis and St. Paul
The podcast this week is a conversation with Jillia Pessenda, a community organizer who is running for city council representing Minneapolis’ Ward 1 in the northeast corner of the city. We sat down a few weeks ago at Maya Cuisine on Central Avenue to chat about her background and her campaign, affordable housing in Minneapolis, […]
The podcast this week is a conversation with Jeremy Schroeder, a director of a non-profit focused on affordable housing. Schroeder is running for City Council in Ward 11, on the city border in South Minneapolis. We sat down a few months ago at the Wild Mind Ales brewery to talk about his background, the Twin […]
It’s election season in the Twin Cities, and Minneapolis, among other cities, will elect City Council Members and a Mayor this year. While the general election isn’t until November, the city’s dominant Democratic Farmer-Labor party will begin its endorsement process next week. The party endorses through a caucus process, and their website has information on the location and […]