Deadline to File for Local City Council Races Near

Red_Vote_Box_graphic.jpgBloomington and Minnetonka will be holding city council and/or mayor elections this fall. To run in one of these races, the time to file as a candidate is rapidly approaching. In both cities, the candidate filing period is May 21 – June 4.

Bloomington City Council and Mayor
The Mayor position (incumbent: Gene Winstead) and three (3) of seven (7) City Council positions will be up for election. The incumbent Councilmembers are Tim Busse (At-Large), Dwayne Lowman (District I), and Shawn Nelson (District II).

Minnetonka City Council
There are five Minnetonka City Council seats up for election in 2019 – all four ward seats, and a special election for at-large seat B. The incumbents are Bob Ellingson (Ward 1), Rebecca Schack (Ward 2), Mike Happe, (Ward 3), and Tim Bergstedt (Ward 4), and Susan Carter (At Large, Seat B)
These races are generally nonpartisan, but we may be able to help you get started. Contact us at [email protected], and we’ll talk.

Links to the City of Bloomington website City Council & Election Information:
For the most recent status on Bloomington’s City Council Elections, contact: Deb Smith at 952-563-8780 or [email protected].

Links to Current Info on Minnetonka City Council & Election Information:
For the most recent status on Minnetonka’s City Council Elections, please contact: City Clerk David Maeda at 952-939-8218, or [email protected].

The Election Date for 2019 General Elections is Tuesday November 5, 2019.