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Minneapolis voters may call Minneapolis 311 weekdays 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for election and other city information. From outside the city limits dial 612-673-3000. TTY/TTD 612-673-2157.
The Minneapolis Municipal General Election is November 5, 2013.
The 2013 Minneapolis municipal elections will be conducted using the voting system called Ranked Choice Voting (RCV). This change is the result of a referendum that voters passed in 2006, and was first implemented in 2009.
Ranked Choice Voting combines the municipal Primary and the General Election into one event, so there is no Primary in 2013. In Ranked Choice Voting, voters may also rank a different 2nd and 3rd choice candidate on the on the same ballot, in the columns just to the right of a voter's first choice.
2013 Offices on the Ballot
2013 is a municipal election. City of Minneapolis municipal offices offices on the ballot are:
- Council Members - Wards 1 through 13
- Board of Estimate & Taxation - elect 2
- Park & Recreation Board At-Large - elect 3
- Park & Recreation Board - Districts 1 through 6
2013 Election Calendar - there is no Primary
July 30 - August 13, 2013
September 3, 2013
1st Campaign Finance filing
October 29, 2013
2nd Campaign Finance filing
November 5, 2013
Additional details on the 2013 Election Calendar, how to file for office, and on the Minneapolis Ranked Choice Voting method will be published as they become available.
Who represents me?
Current city elected officials continue to represent the Ward or District from which they were elected through 2013. Here's what voters need to know:
- City Council Members elected in 2009 continue to represent the Wards from which they were elected through 2013.
- Park District Commissioners elected in 2009 continue to represent the Districts from which they were elected through 2013.
- City-wide officials elected to city-wide office continue to serve the entire city.
Our elections partners:
Hennepin County Elections
Minnesota Secretary of State
Minneapolis Ranked Choice Voting Info:
See the RCV Historical Files for post-election reports on the 2009 RCV municipal election. The next regularly scheduled RCV municipal election is in 2013.
Disclaimer: Information is subject to change based on actions of the Minnesota Legislature, current rulemaking and the Minneapolis City Council.
Last updated Apr. 17, 2013