2006 Election results

See election results for 2006 school board race and ballot question. Find links to federal, state and county results at the Minnesota Secretary of State.

November 7, 2006

General Election results

School Board Member At Large
Pam Costain 61,904 24.96%
Tom Madden 48,999 19.75%
Chris Stewart 44,968 18.13%
T. Williams 41,148 16.59%
Christopher Clark 24,383 9.83%
Doug Mann 24,267 9.78%
Write-in 2,375 0.96%

Voters voted for up to four candidates. The top four were elected; Costain, Madden, Stewart and Williams.

Charter Amendment No. 161: A proposal to use Instant Runoff Voting in Minneapolis Elections

The question read:

“Should the City of Minneapolis adopt Single Transferable Vote, sometimes known as Ranked Choice Voting or Instant Runoff Voting, as the method for electing the Mayor, City Council, and members of the Park and Recreation Board, Library Board, and Board of Estimate and Taxation without a separate primary election and with ballot format and rules for counting votes adopted by ordinance? Yes / No”

Instant Runoff Voting Question
Yes 78,741 64.95%
No 42,493 35.05%

The amendment passed.

Voter turnout statistics

General Election: November 7, 2006
Registered Voter Turnout 58.4%
Early Votes 7,410
Total Votes 149,318

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Other election results

The Minnesota Secretary of State publishes complete results for federal, state and county races.

See complete 2006 General Election results.

September 12, 2006

Primary Election results

There were no local primary races. See the Minnesota Secretary of State for federal, state and county races.

See 2006 State Primary Election results

Voter turnout statistics

Primary Election: September 12, 2006
Registered Voter Turnout 23.5%
Early Votes 2,204
Total Votes 54,102

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