Minneapolis mayoral candidate Mark Andrew and a political action committee backing him have together raised $200,000 more than any other campaign. Coalition for a Better Minneapolis, an independent PAC running T.V. ads and sending mail promoting Andrew’s candidacy, reported raising $136,500 in campaign finance documents filed today. In a campaign document released Monday, Andrews reported Read more

The Independence Party, the smallest of Minnesota’s three major parties, has endorsed Stephanie Woodruff for Minneapolis mayor. Woodruff, an executive at a St. Louis Park recruiting firm, serves on the Minneapolis Audit Committee, an appointed, volunteer position. She’s never run for office before. Woodruff says she’s a DFLer at heart, but shares the IP’s passion Read more

Minneapolis City Council Member Gary Schiff is ending his campaign for mayor. Schiff decided to drop out after his disappointing third-place finish at last weekend’s DFL endorsing convention. At the convention, Schiff joined forces with Council Member Betsy Hodges, who succeeded in blocking the endorsement of front-runner Mark Andrew. Today, Schiff endorsed Hodges. “I have Read more