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St. Paul School Board Special Election

Early Voting in Minnesota has officially begun! In addition to the critical state and national races on the ballot this year, St. Paul voters will elect a candidate to serve a one-year term on the school board. Six candidates are running for the seat held by school board chair Marny Xiong, who passed away in […]

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A Note on Upcoming Business Meeting and Elections

Attention Members of the St. Paul DFL Central Committee: I hope you are well and that you and your families are safe and healthy. As you might remember, we had scheduled our city party’s business conference for Sunday, June 14th, but it can wait. Now is the time for us to stand side by side […]

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Meet the candidates: Chauntyll Allen for School Board!

Last but not at all the least in our DFL candidate series: Chauntyll Allen for School Board! We are so pleased to give you Chauntyll’s answers to our questions: Why did you decide to run? I am an educator, youth advocate, and community leader who brings people together and speaks truth to power. I’m a […]

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Meet the Candidates: Steve Marchese for School Board!

Next up on our Vote DFL Candidate Series–Steve Marchese for School Board! Here are Steve’s answers to our questions: Why did you decide to run? As a parent of SPPS students, I had been active in their schools and was familiar with many of the issues facing parents in the district.  As a lawyer, I […]

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Meet the candidates: Zuki Ellis for School Board

Next up: Zuki Ellis, DFL endorsed candidate for School Board! Here are Zuki’s answers to our questions: Why did you decide to run? Four years ago, I launched my run for school board from a place of anger, and of passionate belief that our district could do better. Advocating for my youngest child, navigating the […]

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Meet the Candidates: Jane Prince for Ward 7

Next up: Council Member Jane Prince for Ward 7! Here are Jane’s answers to our questions: Why did you decide to run? I love my East Side community and I love Saint Paul. Having had the opportunity to work in the Mayor Latimer Administration and as a legislative aide to Ward 4 City Councilmember Jay […]

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Meet the Candidates: Amy Brendmoen for Ward 5

We are really happy to bring you news and information from Council President Amy Brendmoen! Here are her answers to our questions: Why did you decide to run? I first ran in 2011 when there was only one woman on the Saint Paul City Council plus a combined 68 years of incumbency among the members. […]

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Meet the Candidates: Mitra Jalali Nelson for Ward 4!

Next up in our DFL Candidate series–Mitra Jalali Nelson, Ward 4 Council Member. We asked Mitra a few questions too. Here are her answers: Why did you decide to run? I ran for City Council in 2018 to be a new progressive voice for the future of our city. I’m running for my first full […]

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Meet the Candidates: Chris Tolbert for Ward 3!

Next up: DFL endorsed Chris Tolbert for Ward 3 City Council! Here are a few questions we asked Chris: Why did you decide to run? It is an honor and a privilege to represent Ward 3 on the St. Paul City Council. We have accomplished so much to make Mac-Groveland, West Seventh, Highland Park and […]

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Meet the Candidates: Rebecca Noecker for Ward 2!

Rebecca Noecker is the DFL endorsed city council candidate running in Ward 2. We asked Rebecca a few questions that we want to share with you. Why did you decide to run? I decided to run for office because I wanted to do my part to make my community better.  I love people, I love […]