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  • Minneapolis election results recap

    Minneapolis election results recap

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 12:06 PM EST2013-11-06 17:06:26 GMT
    Minneapolis had no election night winner in its mayoral race. Abdi Warsame unseated Robert Lilligren in Ward 6 to become the city's first Somali-American councilmember.
    Minneapolis had no election night winner in its mayoral race, but Betsy Hodges and Mark Andrew were the only candidates with more than 10,000 votes. Abdi Warsame unseated Robert Lilligren in Ward 6 to become the city's first Somali-American councilmember.
  • Abdi Warsame wins Minneapolis City Council election, makes history

    Abdi Warsame wins Minneapolis City Council election, makes history

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 12:03 PM EST2013-11-06 17:03:38 GMT
    Abdi Warsame is the first Somali-American elected to the Minneapolis City Council and is now the highest-elected person of Somali descent in the United States.
    Abdi Warsame is the first Somali-American elected to the Minneapolis City Council and is now the highest-elected person of Somali descent in the United States.
  • ON THE BALLOT: 1 in 5 Minn. school districts seek funding boost

    ON THE BALLOT: 1 in 5 Minn. school districts seek funding boost

    Monday, November 4 2013 7:30 PM EST2013-11-05 00:30:42 GMT
    More than 20 percent of Minnesota's school districts will ask voters to approve a property tax increase to boost funding during Tuesday's election despite a $485-million funding increase at the state level.
    More than 20 percent of Minnesota's school districts will ask voters to approve a property tax increase to boost funding during Tuesday's election despite a $485-million funding increase at the state level.
  • MINNEAPOLIS MAYORAL RACE: Ranked choice voting, explained

    MINNEAPOLIS MAYORAL RACE: Ranked choice voting, explained

    Monday, November 4 2013 2:10 PM EST2013-11-04 19:10:01 GMT
    The quest to become mayor of Minneapolis features one particular nuance this year that's causing some voters' heads to spin -- this is the first time ranked choice voting is in place now that 35 candidates are in the race.
    The quest to become mayor of Minneapolis features one particular nuance this year that's causing some voters' heads to spin -- this is the first time ranked choice voting is in place now that 35 candidates are in the race.
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Polling places opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday, accepting ballots until 8 p.m. as Minnesota voters turned out to decide a handful of local races and issues.

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MINNEAPOLIS

Mayor: Minneapolis had no election night winner in its mayoral race, but Betsy Hodges claimed 28,935 first place votes, with Mark Andrew getting 19,584. No other candidate had more than 10,000 first place votes out of the 80,101 ballots cast.

Info: Ranked choice voting explained

Historic victory: Abdi Warsame unseated Robert Lilligren in Ward 6 to become the city's first Somali-American councilmember.

Minneapolis City Council turnover: Seven new members will be sworn into the Minneapolis City Council this year.

Results: Mayor and City Council

Charter changes: Minneapolis voters overwhelmingly adopted a pair of amendments to the city charter, which simplify and modernize the language of the document.

COLEMAN CRUISES IN ST. PAUL

Although St. Paul also uses a ranked-choice system, incumbent Mayor Chris Coleman secured 78 percent of votes tallied. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Coleman is expected to stay in office.

SCHOOL FUNDING

More than 20 percent of Minnesota school districts asked voters to approve a property tax increase to boost funding. Minnesota School Boards Association spokesman Greg Abbott said 50 of 57 funding requests were approved by voters -- a record 88 percent success rate.

Explainer: Where will the money go?
Results: District funding, school board elections

BALLOT QUESTIONS

A handful of Minnesota municipalities also put questions on the ballot, asking voters to weigh on charter revisions, consolidating cities, and approving bond financing. 

Results:
Ballot questions by city

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