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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Candidate Forum for City Council and State Senate and Representative

06:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Graphic of podium with star and microphones

City Hall
5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN , 55443

Candidate forum for the Brooklyn Park City Council and State seats. All are welcome to attend.

The success of our cities depends on the values, knowledge, and commitment of our City Council members.


  • 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Brooklyn Park City Council candidates
  • 8:15 to 9:30 p.m. State Senate (36, 40) and Representative (36B, 40A and 40B) candidates

Nonpartisan expectation and rules

Both the forum itself and recordings available after the forum are intended to be nonpartisan. We expect the forum to be video recorded by members of the media and to be made available on YouTube and social media.

Video taping, audio recording, and photographing are not allowed during the forum.

Because this is a nonpartisan forum, campaign literature, buttons, signs, clothing, and other items are not allowed in the forum room.

Candidates for Brooklyn Park City Council

Central District

  • James Jackson
  • Mark Mata

West District

  • Amy S. Hanson
  • Susan Pha

East District

  • Lisa Jacobson
  • Reva Chamblis

Candidates for Senate District 36

  • John Hoffman (DFL)
  • Jeffrey Lunde (R)

Candidates for District 36B Representative

  • Peter Crema (R)
  • Melissa Hortman (DFL)

Candidates for Senate District 40

  • Chris Eaton (DFL)
  • Robert Marvin (R)

Candidates for District 40A Representative

  • Michael Nelson (DFL)

Candidates for District 40B Representative

  • Debra Hilstrom (DFL)
  • Mali Marvin (R)

Voting process

These candidate won the primary election on August 9 and will appear on the ballot for the General Election on November 8. The candidates who gets the most votes during the General Election will be your representatives.

Hosted by

  • Brooklyn Park, Osseo, Maple Grove, and Brooklyn Center Chapters of the MN League of Women
  • North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce


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