Submitted by mmunzenrider on Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:28am
Candidate filing for city and school district elections without a primary has closed Aug. 11 following two weeks of being open for candidates. Some of this November's upcoming off-year elections are sizing up to be more competitive than others.
Submitted by mmunzenrider on Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:24am
Candidate filing for city and school district elections -- those that didn't have a primary -- closed Aug. 11 following the two-week filing period, and some of this November's off-year elections are sizing up to be more competitive than others.
City ponders local elections changes
New Brighton's polling places are set for the city’s voters this fall.
The New Brighton City Council approved the city's new Precinct 8 polling place at Sunny Square Park Neighborhood Center during its July 14 council meeting.
The council approved a reconfigured precinct map in March that added three precincts and caused the relocation of many residents to new polling places.
Candidates who wish to run in this fall's city and school board elections — those that don't have primaries and an earlier filing deadline — should ready themselves for July 28, the day on which they can begin filing for office.
Candidates who wish to run in this fall’s city and school board elections — those that did not have primaries and earlier filing dates — should ready themselves for July 28, the day on which they can begin filing for office.
With a string of Facebook photos Nov. 5, School District 197 thanked the community for voting to increase funding for technology and security initiatives. Similar requests failed in a special election in May. (Courtesy photo)
Steam behind stadium falls short at polls
The second time's the charm for School District 197.
West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools will see a jump in funding starting next year, thanks to the around 10,000 voters who said "yes" to security upgrades and renewing and increasing the technology levy.
Incumbents top challengers throughout northern Dakota County
Tuesday's election left the makeup of most municipal bodies very much the same in northern Dakota County, except for West St. Paul.
The St. Paul suburb will have a new mayor come January, unseating John Zanmiller who's served in the city's top spot since 2005. A Hennepin County Corrections career probation/parole officer, Zanmiller also served on the council for two years prior to his mayorship.