2013 Background information and Data

2013 reports to the City Council Elections Committee on election Preparations

October 30, 2013 - Elections Committee

Report on final plans and preparations for the 2013 municipal election.
Staff Reports: 2013 Municipal Election Plans and Preparations Report; Exhibit A - 2013 Precincts and Polling Places Map; Exhibit B - Polling Place Assessment Guide; Exhibit C - 2013 Municipal Election Staffing Analysis; Exhibit D - 2013 Voter Information Guide; Exhibit E - 2013 Ranked Choice Voting Ordinance; Exhibit F - Independent Evaluation by Freeman, Craft, McGregor Group, Inc

September 19, 2013 - Elections Committee

Appointment of election judges for the 2013 municipal election.
Staff Report: Election Judge RCA; List of Election Judges

August 28, 2013 - Elections Committee

Update on 2013 municipal election preparations including the voter outreach and education program.
Staff Report: Voter Outreach and Education RCA; Voter Outreach and Education Presentation

August 7, 2013 - Elections Committee

Voter outreach and education:
Report by Urban Scholars
Staff Report: Voter Education and Outreach RCA; Voter Education and Outreach Presentation; Youth Outreach Plan; College Outreach Report; Immigrant and New American Communities Report; Exhibit A; Exhibit B; Exhibit C; Exhibit D1; Exhibit D2; Exhibit D3; Exhibit E; Exhibit F

June 12, 2013 - Elections Committee

Report on plans and preparations for the 2013 municipal election.
Staff Report: Municipal Election RCA; Attachment A-Polling Place Resolution; Attachment B-Polling Place Changes; Municipal Election Status Report; Exhibit A-Polling Place Assessment Guide; Exhibit B-Polling Place Layout Example; Exhibit C-High Election Day Registrations & Registered Voters Map; Exhibit D-2013 & 2014 Polling Site Recommendations; Exhibit E-Proposed List of 2013 Polling Places; Exhibit F-Polling Place Work Group's Findings; Exhibit G-High Percentage Hmong, Somali, and Spanish Speaking Populations Map; Exhibit H-2013 Minneapolis Voter Outreach & Education Plan; Exhibit I-Election's Twitter Page; Exhibit J-Election's Facebook Page; Municipal Election Presentation

May 20, 2013 - Elections Committee

Ordinance changes amending the rules of conduct for municipal elections.
Staff Report: Municipal Elections RCA; Municipal Elections Ordinance; Municipal Elections Ordinance Reference Chart; Municipal Elections Ordinance Glossary; Municipal Elections Voter Intent Proposal; Municipal Elections Ordinance Presentation

February 27, 2013 - Elections Committee

Report on the planning and conduct of municipal elections.
Staff Report: 2013 Minneapolis Election RCA; 2013 Minneapolis Election Report; 2013 Minneapolis Election Presentation 

2013 Election Educational Materials

The Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services Division developed and compiled a variety of resources to be used in sharing information about the 2013 municipal election. These resources helped share key educational messages about the election with a variety of audiences across the city.

Brochures, fliers & educational materials

Ranked Choice Voting - One page flier - English (pdf)

RCV: Easy as 1, 2, 3... - Half sheet flier, double sided - English (pdf)
RCV FAQ - English (pdf)
Counting a Ranked Choice Voting Election - English two page flier (pdf)

Roadmap to Voting - English (pdf)

Voter Information Guide - English double-sided flier - 11 x 17 (pdf)
Vote Minneapolis Activity Book for Elementary Students - English (pdf)

2013 Results

Results, including the raw data files used for the tabulation of each office, are available under the Results section of this site.

2013 Post-Election Reports to the City Council Elections & Rules Committee

November 12, 2013 - City Canvassing Board

Canvass election results for the 2013 Municipal General Election held November 5, 2013.
Staff Report: Request for Council Action; Canvass Report & Election Summary; Post Election Review drawing results

March 25, 2014 - Elections & Rules Committee

Report on the 2013 Municipal Election.
Staff Report: The 2013 Municipal Election: An Analysis & Recommendations; Exhibit A Part 1 - Analysis of 2013 Post-Election Survey Results; Exhibit A Part 2 - 2013 Post-Election Survey Summary Results; Exhibit A Part 3 - 2013 Post-Election Survey Crosstabulation of Results; Exhibit B: November 2013 Municipal Election Analysis by Connie Schmidt