November 7, 2006
General Election results
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”
The amendment passed.