MINNESOTA FOCUS: Election Results
John Nephew, Maplewood City Council: Was elected by finishing second in a four candidate field.
Tammie Yak, Moorhead City Council - Ward 1: Lost, finished third in a four candidate field.
Melvin Carter, St. Paul City Council - Ward 1: Won with 58% of the vote. (A young, dynamic progressive, Carter's win was very important!)
Pakou Hang, Moorhead City Council - Ward 1: Lost with 46% of the vote.
Warren Harder, Anoka-Hennepin School Board - District 5: Lost with 42% of the vote.
Kim Ross, Eden Prairie School Board: Was elected out of a seven candidate field.
Janet Glover, Monticello School Board: Was elected but details not yet available.
Pam Rykken, St. Louis School Board: Was elected by finishing first out of a seven candidate field.
Kevin Riach, St. Paul School Board: Lost in a nine candidate field.
Sue Stradtmann, West St. Paul School Board: Lost in a five candidate field.
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