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The City of Minneapolis is looking for get-out-the-vote and voter education help from people who like to make short videos. Anissa Hollinshead and Rebecca Nguyen are with the City Clerk’s office. They stopped by KFAI and talked to Paul Brohaugh about the effort to inspire voters for the November 5th election.

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Minneapolis will elect a new mayor this coming Fall.  

This month on the Morning Blend we’ll try to bring you a conversation with a different mayoral candidate every day. 

We have more than enough.  Voters will see 35 names on the ballot in November.  Listen to interviews with many of the candidates at our Mayoral Race page.  

Abdul “the Rock” Rahaman is one of them.  He talked with KFAI’s Dale Connelly.   

 

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Betsy Hodges is a member of the Minneapolis City Council, representing Ward 13.
She has been active with the Minnesota Justice Foundation and Take Action Minnesota, and points with pride to her work on the council regarding financial and equity issues.
She stopped by KFAI and talked with host Willie Dominguez on the show Sabados Alegres.

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Minneapolis will elect a new mayor on November fifth.
Candidate Bill Kahn admits that he joined the contest because no one else would take up his idea to re-structure the city’s government and become, in effect, the Last Mayor of Minneapolis.
Kahn told KFAI’s Dale Connelly that he doesn’t really expect to win, but feels he had to enter the race.

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Minneapolis will elect a new mayor this coming  Fall.  

Voters will have a wide range of choices, with 35 names appearing on the ballot.  KFAI has extended an invitation to all of the candidates, and several have accepted the offer to be interviewed. 

Bob “Again” Carney Jr. has run for office many times in Minneapolis.  He talked with KFAI’s Rico Morales, who asked the candidate why he wants to be Mayor of Minneapolis. 

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Minneapolis will elect a new mayor this coming Fall.
This month on the Morning Blend we’ll try to bring you a conversation with a different mayoral candidate every day.
We have more than enough. Voters will see 35 names on the ballot in November.
Bob Fine has been a member of the Minneapolis Park Board for 16 years. He also serves on the city’s board of Estimate and Taxation, and has been on the Minneapolis Civil Rights Commission for 18 years.
Bob Fine talked with KFAI’s Dale Connelly.

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Minneapolis will elect a new mayor this coming Fall.
Voters will have a wide range of choices, with 35 names appearing on the ballot. KFAI has extended an invitation to all of the candidates, and several have accepted the offer to be interviewed.
One of the candidates goes by the name Captain Jack Sparrow. He talked with KFAI’s Dale Connelly, who asked if the name connected with a fictional pirate is actually his legal name.

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Minneapolis will elect a new mayor this coming Fall.
This month on the Morning Blend we’ll bring you a conversation with a different mayoral candidate every day.
We have more than enough. Voters will see 35 names on the ballot in November.
Libertarian Candidate Christopher Clark came to KFAI to talk with host Mary Keating. She asked him why he wants to be Mayor of Minneapolis.

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Minneapolis will elect a new mayor this coming Fall.
Voters will have a wide range of choices, with 35 names appearing on the ballot.
KFAI has extended an invitation to all of the candidates, and several have accepted the offer to be interviewed.
One of them is Christopher Robin Zimmerman.

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Dan Cohen served on the city council for four years in the 1960’s. He has also been on the city’s charter and planning commissions – he’s still a member of the planning commission.
Among the candidates – Cohen has the largest amount of money to spend – the proceeds of a lawsuit he won against the Star Tribune when he was identified as a source for a political story after being promised anonymity.
Dan Cohen came to the KFAI studios and talked with Dale Connelly about the moment when he realized he wanted to run for mayor.

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