Gone are the September primary elections when the electorate had to quickly educate themselves about candidates after a summer break from politics. Ranked Choice Voting is going to change the process of electing politicians in the City of Minneapolis this fall. KFAI's Allison Herrera got the lowdown from Star Tribune reporter Steve Brandt on the upcoming city races. Brandt speculates on Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak's popularity and the lack of a strong opponent, despite the fact that rumors still swirl that Rybak will run for Governor in 2010.
This interview aired on Tuesday, July 14, 2009.