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Question 2

Minneapolis City Hall

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.

Minneapolis police

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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MPD chief 'confident' officers will still show up after Question 2 vote

Arradondo held a press conference Wednesday in which he urged for a 'No' vote.

WIkimedia Commons - Frey April 20, 2021

Frey backs creation of Dept. of Public Safety, removal of police staffing minimums

He is in favor of removing police staffing minimums from the city charter – which this November's ballot question would also do.