St. Paul voters will test the new system Tuesday that will allow voters to rank their choices for St. Paul City Council. The process is to ensure that a majority winner can be determined.
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St. Paul to hold first election using 'ranked voting' for city council races
For the first time, voters can rank their choices in the seven city council races. In some races with more than two candidates, one person might not come away with a majority of the votes, so the race goes to an instant run-off with people's second and third choices. The four school board seats are not ranked choice.
Thune re-elected in St. Paul after ranked votes are re-tallied
Nearly a week after St. Paul voters cast their first ranked-choice ballots, Dave Thune was declared the winner of his city council race. Thune failed to gain a majority of the first-choice votes that were counted on Election Night. Counting two rounds of second-choice votes finally pushed him over 50 percent.
St. Paul City Council incumbent Dave Thune awaits round two in runoff vote
St. Paul voters have ousted one City Council incumbent, Lee Helgen. Dave Thune is awaiting word on his job, too, after falling short of 50 percent of the votes in the first round of the city's first-ever Ranked Choice race. Election workers are tallying up voters' second choices today.
St. Paul City Council clears way for noisy overnight light rail construction
Downtown St. Paul residents are bracing for some restless nights. The Pioneer Press the City Council is exempting light rail construction crews from after-hours noise laws. The Council is allowing only a limited number of noisy construction episodes after midnight.
St. Paul city council members wear hoodie sweatshirts in honor of Treyvon Martin
Four council members wore hoodies at a St. Paul city council meeting. It's a reference to Florida teenager Treyvon Martin who was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch captain. Melvin Carter III urged people passionate about racially-charged incident to show up to the Million Hoodie March on the University of Minnesota campus Thursday.
Ranked-choice voting could mean weeks before winners are announced
Two St. Paul city council races are too close to call and will go to hand counts next week. One of those races has incumbent Dave Thune in a tight race for his seat in Ward 2.
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