Four seats on the county’s seven-member Board of Commissioners are on the ballot this fall, including three open seats.
Commissioners Mike Opat, Jan Callison and Jeff Johnson don’t always agree on policy, but they do agree on why it’s time for them to retire.
In Minneapolis, Jamal Osman leads in first-place votes for the Ward 6 council seat, while general election contests are also set for three open seats on the Hennepin County Board.
A look at who’s running — and the issues that candidates are focused on.
The event, hosted by ISAIAH, aimed to spotlight injustices against immigrants and people of color in Hennepin County’s criminal-justice system, while allowing candidates for county attorney, sheriff and commissioner to explain their ideas for fixing them.
Frustrated by racial inequalities and a lack of diverse leadership countywide, political activists are not only fueling Conley’s challenge against McLaughlin, they are also heating up the race for county attorney.
The county’s money will be part of a larger fund used to buy apartment complexes before they can be bought and converted into market-rate housing by real estate investors.
Subsidizing another stadium should be the last thing on our mind.
The plan calls for $5 million to be shifted from the county’s Environmental Response Fund to cover part of its share of the light rail extension project.
Citing the need to compete with private employers, commissioners approved three weeks of paid leave for Hennepin County employees following the birth or adoption of a child.
As the lone GOP commissioner on the DFL-dominated Hennepin County Board, Johnson says he strives to be fiscally prudent — while also trying to move things forward.
Greene, who defeated Anne Mavity with 53 percent of the vote, fills the 3rd District seat vacated by Gail Dorfman.
Voters in Hennepin County Board’s District 3 will choose between Marion Greene and Anne Mavity in the race to replace Gail Dorfman.
If you’re still stumped for a choice in Tuesday’s Hennepin County Commissioner election to succeed Gail Dorfman, have we got a tool for you!
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The fourth of four candidate Q&As ahead of the April 29 primary for the Minneapolis-St. Louis Park seat.
The third of four candidate interviews ahead of the April 29 primary for the Minneapolis-St. Louis Park seat.
The second of four candidate Q&As ahead of the April 29 primary for the Minneapolis-St. Louis Park seat.
The first of four candidate interviews ahead of the April 29 primary for the Minneapolis-St. Louis Park seat.