Minneapolis election results

Minneapolis Elections and Voter Services staff have finished tabulating the results of the city’s 2017 municipal election. In this election, voter turnout was 42.45 percent, compared to 34 percent in the last municipal election, which was held in 2013. This also marks the third municipal election in which Minneapolis voters used ranked-choice voting to elect candidates. To see detailed election results, visit vote.minneapolismn.gov.

The following candidates are the unofficial winners in these races.

  • Mayor: Jacob Frey
  • City Council Ward 1: Kevin Reich
  • City Council Ward 2: Cam Gordon
  • City Council Ward 3: Steve Fletcher
  • City Council Ward 4: Phillipe M. Cunningham
  • City Council Ward 5: Jeremiah Ellison
  • City Council Ward 6: Abdi Warsame
  • City Council Ward 7: Lisa Goodman
  • City Council Ward 8: Andrea Jenkins
  • City Council Ward 9: Alondra Cano
  • City Council Ward 10: Lisa Bender
  • City Council Ward 11: Jeremy Schroeder
  • City Council Ward 12: Andrew Johnson
  • City Council Ward 13: Linea Palmisano
  • Board of Estimate and Taxation:  Carol Becker and David B. Wheeler
  • Park and Recreation Board at-large: Londel French, Latrisha Vetaw, Meg Forney
  • Park and Recreation Board District 1: Chris Meyer
  • Park and Recreation Board District 2: Kale Severson
  • Park and Recreation Board District 3: AK Hassan
  • Park and Recreation Board District 4: Jono Cowgill
  • Park and Recreation Board District 5: Steffanie Musich
  • Park and Recreation Board District 6: Brad Bourn

Some highlights from this election:

  • 105,911 ballots cast.
  • Voter turnout was 42.45 percent.
  • 11,958 absentee/early ballots cast.
  • Abesentee/early voting was 11.29 percent.

Voter turnout by ward:

  • Ward 1: 45 percent.
  • Ward 2: 40 percent.
  • Ward 3: 40 percent.
  • Ward 4: 31 percent.
  • Ward 5: 28 percent.
  • Ward 6: 47 percent.
  • Ward 7: 44 percent.
  • Ward 8: 46 percent.
  • Ward 9: 43 percent.
  • Ward 10: 38 percent.
  • Ward 11: 47 percent.
  • Ward 12: 47 percent.
  • Ward 13: 50 percent.

Certifying Final Results

Once all unofficial results have been reported, the City Council—sitting as the Municipal Canvassing Board—will receive the final tallies. A meeting of the Municipal Canvassing Board has been scheduled for Wed., Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. in the Council Chamber (Room 319) at City Hall. At that meeting, the Canvassing Board will certify the final results, at which point they become the official results in the 2017 Municipal Election.