City Council

Ward 8 - Elizabeth Glidden

350 S. 5th St., Room 307
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2208
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City Council – Ward 8

Elizabeth Glidden is Vice President of the Minneapolis City Council, where she chairs the Intergovernmental Relations Committee and the Committee of the Whole. First elected in 2005, Elizabeth has focused on neighborhood development and wealth building, the arts, race equity structural change, workplace policies and energy and environment. Prior to her service on the City Council, Elizabeth practiced employment law for over ten years, representing individuals as a workers rights and civil rights lawyer at Hedin, Goldberg & Glidden P.A. Elizabeth is proud to be a 2013 Bush Fellow, using her fellowship to help elevate race-conscious leadership development for local elected officials. Elizabeth holds a B.A. from Augustana College, a J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law, and an MPA from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.


First Elected - November 2005



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Last updated Feb 17, 2016