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Mavity gets Dorfman’s endorsement in Hennepin Comissioner race

Former Hennepin County Commissioner Dorfman has endorsed Mavity to replace her in District 3.

Former Hennepin County Commissioner Gail Dorfman has endorsed Anne Mavity to replace her in District 3 which includes St. Louis Park and southwest and downtown Minneapolis.

Mavity and Marion Greene were the winners in a primary contest earlier this week to replace Dorfman, who resigned from the Board to become Director of St. Stephens Human Services.  The general election is Tuesday, May 13.

“Anne Mavity understands that coordinating public programs around health care, housing, and employment for at-risk adults and youth, builds self-reliance and reduces costs,” said Dorfman in her endorsement statement. 

Mavity is a consultant on affordable housing issues with clients that include Project Pride in Living and Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative.

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Dorfman, a former St. Louis Park Mayor, and Mavity, a current St. Louis Park City Council member, met 15 years ago when Dorfman convened the Hennepin County Advisory Board on Homelessness to which Mavity was appointed.

Greene, who finished first in the primary, was endorsed earlier by current Hennepin County Commissioner Linda Higgins.