“I don’t think I deserve to be paid as mayor … unless I’m actually transforming parts of the city that need changing and improving.”
“As we are pursuing economic growth and economic development, we have to make sure it happens with and by and for everyone.”
The liveliest exchange involved two candidates who talked about the community issues they see while living in North Minneapolis.
“I [have] what I sort of think of as a trifecta … a community organizer … experience in the private sector … experience running the City of Minneapolis.”
“I have a fabulous perspective as a businessperson who has also had more public experience than any candidate running for mayor.”
Six candidates now have filed with Hennepin County to form a campaign finance committee.
It’s only been two weeks since he announced he’s not running, but already at least 10 citizens have expressed interest in taking his place.