Ilhan Omar, Keith Ellison and Angela Conley among new leadership looking to give a voice to all communities.
It may not have been the blue wave that some had predicted, but Democrats made significant gains nationally and across the state of Minnesota.
Angela Conley made an impressive showing in the primaries. Of the 35,000 votes cast, just 1,146 ballots separated her and McLaughlin, with Conley seizing 42 percent.
Newcomers like Angela Conley running for office may not have big purse strings or long-standing connections. They bring a different type of capital – a strong, passionate and fresh perspective that addresses issues directly facing their communities.
Out of the trenches and into the race Angela Conley stands as proof positive that there’s none so qualified to effect a solution than she who is herself impacted by the problem. When Conley speaks to resolving issues in her candidacy for Hennepin County Commissioner, District 4, it is from vast, hands-on experience. Native to South Minneapolis, Conley went from […]