Politics & Policy

Minneapolis school board race Voter Guide: A community focus

With the November election days away, many Minneapolis residents are wondering which candidates to support for the open spots on the city’s school board.

Enter the new Voter Guide, from the non-partisan Coalition for Quality Public Schools.

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VIDEO: "My country, rich people in government have power"

(Still from video by Adja Gildersleve) Video below

This election year, seven individuals are learning more about what it means to do their civic duty, and they’re sharing their stories on video.

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VIDEO: "Immigration reform, there's lots of people who are hurting."

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Many nonprofits participated in Get out the Vote this year, and they’re sharing why voting is important to them on video.

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Are Minneapolis' school board seats being bought?

This negative ad mailer targeting DFL Minneapolis school board incumbent Rebecca Gagnon was paid for by the Minneapolis Progressive Education Fund. The advocacy group has received hundreds of thousands of dollars to go toward the Minneapolis school board election, with most of it coming from out-of-state donors.

Will a seat, or two, on the Minneapolis school board be sold to the highest bidder?

The amount of money flowing into the 2014 Minneapolis school board race is enormous, according to the campaign finance reports that were submitted by candidates and various advocacy groups.

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VIDEO: "I never voted in my life"

(Still taken from video by John Akre) Video in Spanish and English below

Many nonprofits participated in Get out the Vote this year, and they’re sharing why voting is important to them on video.

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VIDEO: “I would like more of the Latino community to vote”

(Still taken from video by John Akre) Video in Spanish and English below

Many nonprofits participated in Get out the Vote this year, and they’re sharing why voting is important to them on video.

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VIDEO: "Minnesota ... a foreign graduate unfriendly place"

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This election year, seven individuals are learning more about what it means to do their civic duty, and they’re sharing their stories on video.

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VIDEO: "I never had the opportunity to vote back home"

(Still from video by Adja Gildersleve) Video below

This election year, seven individuals are learning more about what it means to do their civic duty, and they’re sharing their stories on video.

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