'Tonight Should Send A Message': Reactions After Minneapolis Ballot Question On Policing FailsThe vote means the Department of Public Safety will not be created to replace the Minneapolis Police Department, the department which will still be required by the city charter. The reactions came down swiftly upon the rejection of the question, mostly from Republicans holding office.
Minneapolis Voters Feel 'Burden' Voting On Future Of PolicingThe policing question passing would serve as a model for other progressive cities and be a big talking point for Republicans. If it doesn't pass, it would be a major blow in one of the most liberal and progressive cities in the country.
Plan To Replace Minneapolis PD Worries Many Black ResidentsThe plan, which would drop a requirement that the city have a minimum number of police officers, has aroused concern in some of the city's most dangerous neighborhoods, where many Black residents fear it would make them more vulnerable just as violent crime is spiking.
Election Guide: What Is The Minneapolis Park And Recreation Board?Next week, Minneapolis voters will choose from almost two dozen people running for one of the nine seats on the board that governs city parks, lakes and trails.
Election Judges Test Voting Machines Before Election DayThe election judges have put mock ballots through the city’s electronic voting system to test the machines accuracy ahead of Election Day.
Minneapolis Ballot Guide: Controversial Public Safety Ballot QuestionThe 2021 Minneapolis election is nearly here (early voting is available) and voters will encounter three questions that propose amendments to the City Charter. WCCO has what you need to know as you go to the polls.
Minneapolis Ballot Guide: Proposed Amendment Would Shift Certain Powers To MayorThe 2021 Minneapolis election is nearly here (early voting is available) and voters will encounter three questions that propose amendments to the City Charter. WCCO has what you need to know as you go to the polls.