MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Jackie Cherryholmes made the announcement today at Standard Heating on Plymouth Avenue.

It’s a building that she says she help built when she was President of the City Council.

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She left her post with the city, and went to work in the private sector. She explained why she believes she’s qualified to be mayor.

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“I’m a mom, and I think that gives you a different level of experience,” she said. “I’ve worked in the neighborhoods, and I’ve worked in government, and I have a set of skills that nobody in the race has.”

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If elected, one of her top priorities would be job creation.