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Get ready to vote Nov. 5

The City of Minneapolis is gearing up for the Nov. 5 municipal election, which will be the city’s second election to use ranked-choice voting. Candidate filing for the election is now closed, so voters can see who will be on the ballot in November by visiting the elections website:

As we get closer to the election, the City is working to remind folks how to use ranked-choice voting, as well as to make sure people know how to register to vote, how to find their polling place, and to answer any other questions folks have about voting.  

Absentee voting begins Sept. 20 — request a ballot now

Voters who will not be able to vote at their polling place on Election Day are eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Continue Reading →

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Many unaware of Park Board’s huge impact on inner-city youth

Candidates of color encouraged to run for commissioner seats
News Analysis

By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer


The public positions on this November fifth’s Minneapolis municipal ballot to which candidates will be seeking election will include the mayor, 13 city council seats, and two seats on the Board of Estimate and Taxation. All nine Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) seats are on the ballot as well. The MSR recently randomly asked a few of our man-in-the-barbershop sources the following question: “What do you know about the Park Board, including the election of its commissioners?” Here’s what we heard. “Who are the commissioners? Where are they from?” asked Cameron Cook, 36. Continue Reading →

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