Unofficial until canvassed, 100% Reporting, Voters Registered: 227,660
Shall the Minneapolis City Charter be amended to increase the filing fees for candidates seeking City elected offices from the current fee of $20 for each office to $500 for the office of Mayor, $250 for the office of Council Member, $100 for the office of Board of Estimate and Taxation Member, and $100 for the office of Park & Recreation Commissioner and, as an alternative to payment of a filing fee, allow a candidate to submit a petition of voter signatures as provided in state law?
Shall the Minneapolis City Charter be amended to remove the requirement that businesses holding on-sale wine licenses in the City must serve food with every order of wine or beer and to remove mandatory food to wine and beer sales ratios?
Two seats to be filled
Top four vote getters advance
|Soren Christian Sorenson||1,727|
Candidates Rebecca Gagnon, Don Samuels, Iris Altamirano, and Ira Jourdain move forward to the General Election to be held on November 4, 2014.
A special election was required due to the resignation of Third District Commissioner Gail Dorfman on February 28, 2014. Under Minn. Stat. § 383B.031, which applies only to Hennepin County, if there is a vacancy of more than six months, a special election is required. The statute further specifies the timeline for the Special Primary (April 29th) with the Special General to follow two weeks later, on May 13th.
Commissioner District 3
The Third District is comprised of 35 precincts in the southwest quadrant of Minneapolis, the entirety of St. Louis Park.
The result of the special general, as certified by the Hennepin County canvassing board:
Candidate Marion Greene was declared the unofficial winner of the seat for the Third District Hennepin County Commissioner. Her term will run through January 5, 2015. Candidate filing for the next term of office beginning in January of 2015 was then open from May 20 until June 3, 2014.
|Bob Again Carney Jr.||157|
Candidates Anne Mavity and Marion Greene moved forward to the Special General Election to be held on May 13th.
Elections & Voter Services
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Minneapolis, MN 55415