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Candidates for City Council

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East district (Ward E) candidates

Candidate name Address Phone and email File date
Reva Chamblis 3108 94th Ave. N. 763-657-1459
Email Reva Chamblis
May 27, 2016
Lisa Jacobson 10022 Fallgold Pkwy. N. 763-234-0315
Email Lisa Jacobson
May 31, 2016

 

East district candidate forum for the primary

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Central district (Ward C) candidates

Candidate name Address Phone and email File date
James Jackson 8707 Nevada Ave. N. 612-227-6766
Email James Jackson
May 19, 2016
Mark Mata 10520 Major Ave. N. 612-366-1538
Email Mark Mata
May 27, 2016

 

Central district candidate forum for the primary

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West district (Ward W) candidates

Candidate name Address Phone and email File date
Susan Pha 8301 Sumter Ave. N. 651-252-9080
Email Susan Pha
May 24, 2016
Amy S. Hanson 6732 Douglas Dr. N. 763-350-1510
Email Amy Hanson
May 27, 2016

 

West district candidate forum for the primary

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Council term

Council members serve a four-year term.

Election process

If more than two residents file to be elected as mayor or council member for each district, a city primary election will be held in August to nominate candidates for the November city’s general election.

Important dates for candidate filing in 2016

  • May 17 - Filings begin for one council member seat in each district
  • May 31 - Last day to file as a candidate
  • June 2 - Last day to withdraw as a candidate

Requirements to be a candidate

  • You must be a United States citizen
  • You must be eligible to vote in Minnesota
  • You must be twenty-one years of age or older upon assuming office
  • You must live in Brooklyn Park for at least 30 days before the election

Filing to become a candidate

Candidate packets with the required forms are available in the City Clerk’s office at City Hall seven days before the filing dates.

For mayor (seat open in 2018)

  • You must file an Affidavit of Candidacy with the city clerk.
  • You must have a petition signed by 75 registered voters who live in the city
    • Signatures can only be obtained during the filing dates
  • You must pay a $75 filing fee in accordance with Section 4.06 of the City Charter

For council member

  • You must file an Affidavit of Candidacy with the city clerk.
  • You must have a petition signed by 25 registered voters who live in your representative district
    • Signatures can only be obtained during the filing dates
  • You must pay a $25 filing fee in accordance with Section 4.06 of the City Charter

Withdrawing from an election

To withdraw from an election, a candidate has to file an Affidavit of Withdrawal with the City Clerk. A candidate has until 5 p.m. two days after candidacy filing period to withdraw. After that date, candidates cannot file an affidavit of withdrawal. (MS205.13, subd. 6).

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Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
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Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone and email

Devin Montero
City Clerk
763-493-8180
Email Devin Montero

 

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