Skip to comments.As Minneapolis' R.T. Rybak departs, 35 to vie for mayor as ranked choice voting adds twist
Posted on 08/14/2013 5:04:30 AM PDT by TurboZamboni
Nearly three dozen people want to be the next mayor of Minneapolis, and thanks to the city's ongoing experiment with an alternative voting system, they all have a shot.
Among the 35 candidates who paid a $20 filing fee by Tuesday's deadline to get their names on the November ballot are two current and one former city council members, a past Hennepin County commissioner, a Republican trying to make a mark in the heavily Democratic city, an Occupy movement activist who goes by Captain Jack Sparrow and a perennial candidate who listed himself as Bob "Again" Carney.
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Mayor of Minneapolis is just a title. The city council runs the joint.
Sounds fine until it results in the election of the next Jesse Ventura looney.
What about Leslie Davis, Earth Protector?
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