Elections

 

Thu
24
Oct

Mayor, two council seats up in Maplewood Nov. 5

The Nov. 5 Maplewood city election pits a former mayor against a former legislator for leadership of the city, and a number of new candidates against a longtime council member for a pair of council seats.
Each candidate was asked via email to answer questions about what programs she would like to add, expand or cut in Maplewood and what she feels qualifies her for the elective office.

Wed
23
Oct

Q & A with Mounds View School Board candidates

Voters will elect three residents to serve four-year terms on the Mounds View School Board, ISD 621 on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
In that race, incumbents Jon Tynjala, Marre Jo Sager, Greg Madsen and challenger John Hakes will be competing for the three open seats.
On Nov. 5, voters will also decide whether or not the district will continue to receive its $11.5 million annual property tax levy for another 10 years. If the levy is renewed it would begin in 2015 and continue through 2023. ISD 621 currently receives nearly 30 percent of its funding through property taxes.

Wed
23
Oct

Q & A with New Brighton City Council/Mayoral candidates

The city of New Brighton will hold an election for the open city council and mayor seats in November.
Incumbents Gina Bauman and Char Samuelson are vying for two open council seats, as are challengers Mary Kunesh-Podein, Brian Strub and Graeme Allen.
Incumbent mayor Dave Jacobsen and current City Council Member Mary Burg will face off in New Brighton’s mayoral race.  

Tue
22
Oct

Q & A with Falcon Heights City Council candidates

The city of Falcon Heights will hold an election for two open city council seats this November.
Incumbents Keith Gosline and Pam Harris are in the running, as is challenger Michael Thomas.

Tue
22
Oct

Q & A with Roseville Area School Board candidates

Three seats are open on Roseville Area School Board this year.
Incumbent Kitty Gogins and challengers Mike Boguszewski, Mark Traynor and Frank Shaw are running for the spots on the board.
Voters will also be asked to approve a new eight-year operating levy for Roseville Area Schools this November. The new levy would generate $1,505 per student in the district. The current operating levy  expires on June 30, 2014.

Mon
21
Oct

Meet the 2013 St. Paul School Board candidates

In the Nov. 5 general election, five candidates will vie for three open St. Paul School Board slots, including two incumbents and three challengers.

Wed
09
Oct

District 621 and 282 School Board elections to be held Nov. 5

School Board elections for Mounds View Public Schools and the St. Anthony-New Brighton School District will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Voters will elect three residents to serve four-year terms on the Mounds View School Board. Four candidates are competing for those three open seats.
There are three seats open on the St. Anthony-New Brighton School Board. That race is uncontested, as there are just three candidates.

Wed
18
Sep

New Brighton city council candidates weigh in on issues

Five candidates are preparing for the Nov. 5 city council election in New Brighton.
Incumbents Char Samuelson and Gina Bauman and three other candidates are vying for two open council seats.
Longtime New Brighton resident and councilmember Char Samuelson was first elected to serve on the city council in 1994 and served two consecutive terms. She then served back-to-back terms in the Minnesota House of Representatives, a republican representing the communities of New Brighton, Arden Hills and Shoreview from 2003-2007.

Wed
18
Sep

Incumbent Dave Jacobsen and councilmember Mary Burg face off in mayoral race

In New Brighton, current City Council Member Mary Burg will challenge incumbent Mayor Dave Jacobsen in the Nov. 5 election.
Burg has served on the city council since January 2004, and is currently in the middle of her third term. She said she has considered running for mayor for years.
“I believe I’m really qualified and want to use my expertise and experience,” she said. “I would like to bring about more community engagement in city politics.”

Tue
10
Sep

Candidates prepare for upcoming local elections

Though summer may be on its way out, the upcoming election season is just beginning to heat up.
The Roseville Area Schools District 623 and the city of Falcon Heights will hold elections Nov. 5 for school board seats and city council seats, respectively.  
Contact information for all candidates is available on the Ramsey County website at www.co.ramsey.mn.us/elections/index.htm.

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