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Candidates for City Council

Offices on the November 6, 2018 general election ballot:

  • Mayor
  • Council Member, West District
  • Council Member, Central District
  • Council Member, East District

Mayoral candidates

Candidate name Address Phone and email File date
Jeffrey Lunde 2311 96th Way N. 763-242-1555
Email Jeffrey Lunde
June 1, 2018
Hollies Winston 9327 Nantwick Ln. N. 651-274-4555
Email Hollies Winston
June 5, 2018
Benard Muko 7256 72nd Ln. N. 612-701-2197
Email Benard Muko
June 5, 2018
Yelena Kurdyumova 7212 72nd Ave. N. 763-566-0075
Email Yelena Kurdyumova
June 5, 2018

 

West District (Ward W) candidates

Candidate name Address Phone and email File date
Bob Mata 6288 Yukon Ave. N. 763-560-1975 May 29, 2018
Wynfred Russell 6309 84th Court N. 612-554-0134
Email Wynfred Russell
June 5, 2018

 

Central District (Ward C) candidates

Candidate name Address Phone and email File date
Tonja West-Hafner 10045 Hampshire Terrace N. 612-807-4135 June 1, 2018
Christian Eriksen 4501 78th Ave. N. 773-610-4742
Email Christian Eriksen
June 4, 2018

 

East District (Ward E) candidates

Candidate name Address Phone and email File date
Marta Yakovleva 3605 104th Ave. N. 612-723-6682
Email Marta Yakovleva
May 29, 2018
Terry Parks 622 73rd Way N. 763-561-4371 May 31, 2018

 

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.

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

Do candidates have to declare a political party?

Municipal offices are non-partisan offices.

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

  • 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).

What are campaign financial reports?

Campaign financial reporting is governed by Minnesota Statutes 383B. If a candidate receives contributions or makes disbursements, an initial report must be filed within 14 days of receiving or making the disbursement. Candidates file their financial reports to Hennepin County.

What are statements of economic interest?

Per the City Charter and MS10A.09, all city-elected officers and employees having authority to make major decisions regarding the expenditure or investment of public money must file a statement of economic interest form.

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Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall

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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