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Minneapolis Ballot Questions

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5 Mpls. City Council members ousted as final races are called

Was the election a referendum on the public safety question? The answer is murky.

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Mpls. Ballot Question 1 passes, shifting power from city council to mayor

Its passage upends the city's "weak mayor, strong council" structure that had been in place.

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Minneapolis voters reject plan to replace MPD with public safety department

It's a blow for advocates who had pushed for change following George Floyd's murder.

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Record early votes in Mpls. as residents tackle ballot questions, mayoral race

There have been more than twice as many early votes cast as in 2017, the last municipal election.

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Minneapolis ballot questions: The arguments for and against

Here's what happens if the amendment passes, why it's being discussed, and the arguments on both sides.

Police chief Arradondo - 2021.10.27

Mpls. council president files ethics complaint against Arradondo, Frey

At the heart of the complaint is the chief's news conference about Ballot Question 2.