2018 Election Results

Federal, State, County & Minneapolis School Board

Results are published by the Minnesota Secretary of State. Statistics for Minneapolis are compiled by Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services and are unofficial until canvassed.

General Election: November 6, 2018

2018 General Election Results (Secretary of State)

City Question 1 - Remove Area and Spacing Requirements for Liquor Licenses

Shall the Minneapolis City Charter be amended to remove from the City Charter the area and spacing requirements pertaining to liquor licenses?

Must achieve a minimum of 55% "Yes" votes in order to be adopted

Vote Total Votes Percent
YES 129,602 72.03%
NO 50,328 27.97%

Results by Precinct

General: Abstract of Votes for the City of Minneapolis

Special School District No. 1

The City of Minneapolis has a contract with Minneapolis Special School District No. 1 to administer elections on their behalf, and thus is directly administering the school board races that appear on the ballot in the 2018 Primary and General Elections.

School Board Member At Large

Top two elected

Candidate Total Votes Percent
Kimberly Caprini 86,741 33.64%
Josh Pauly 73,996 28.70%
Rebecca Gagnon 48,564 18.83%
Sharon El-Amin 47,000 18.23%
WRITE-IN 1,552 0.60%
Results by Precinct

School Board Member District 1

Candidate Total Votes Percent
Jenny Arneson 21,939 98.00%
WRITE-IN 448 2.00%
Results by Precinct

School Board Member District 3

Candidate Total Votes Percent
Siad Ali 17,504 97.14%
WRITE-IN 515 2.86%
Results by Precinct

School Board Member District 5

Candidate Total Votes Percent
Nelson Inz 22,098 97.79%
WRITE-IN 499 2.21%
Results by Precinct

School District Question 1 - Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization

The Board of Special School District No. 1 (Minneapolis Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $490.00 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for seven years beginning with taxes payable in 2019, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Special School District No. 1 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Vote Total Votes Percent
YES 148,475 77.78%
NO 42,412 22.22%
Results by Precinct

School District Question 2 - Approval of School District Capital Project Levy Authorization

The Board of Special School District No. 1 (Minneapolis Public Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 2.249% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the purchase, installation, and maintenance of software applications and technology equipment, and for training and directly related personnel costs. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $12,000,000 for taxes payable in 2019, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for seven years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $84,000,000. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Special School District No. 1 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Vote Total Votes Percent
YES 135,375 71.97%
NO 52,727 28.03%
Results by Precinct

General: Abstract of Votes Cast for Special School District No. 1

Primary Election: August 14, 2018

2018 Primary Election Results (Secretary of State)

Special School District No. 1 - At-Large

The City of Minneapolis has a contract with Minneapolis Special School District No. 1 to administer elections on their behalf, and thus is directly administering the school board races that appear on the ballot in the 2018 Primary and General Elections.

Primary Election August 14, 2018
Two seats to be filled
Top four candidates advance

Candidate Total Votes
Kimberly Caprini 36,113
Rebecca Gagnon 26,390
Josh Pauly 25,071
Sharon El-Amin 24,912
Doug Mann 8,355
Results by Precinct

Candidates Kimberly Caprini, Rebecca Gagnon, Josh Pauly, and Sharon El-Amin move forward to the General Election to be held on November 6, 2018.

Primary: Abstract of Votes Cast for Special School District No. 1