Local election races are in full swing, and the League of Women Voters’ forums spotlight candidates. Come out and support your candidates!
Recorded videos of the forums also allow voters to gather additional information beyond what's at the candidate websites.
Bloomington: The city of Bloomington website states that the League of Women Voters Bloomington (LWVB) will host 2 general election forums in September, video recorded by Bloomington TV.
- Sept 17 - 6 PM – Bloomington Mayoral and city council forum, City Council Chambers at Bloomington Civic Plaza
- Sept 19 – 7 PM – Bloomington school board forum, City Council Chambers at Bloomington Civic Plaza.
Minnetonka: Per the Minnetonka/ Eden Prairie/Hopkins League of Women Voters website forums for some areas of SD49 will be held in late September and October as follows:
- Sept 24, 7:00-8:30pm, Minnetonka School Board : 4 seats, Minnetonka City Hall Council Chambers, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345
- Oct 1, 7:00-8:30pm Minnetonka City Council : 4 Ward seats and 1 At-Large seat (special election).Minnetonka City Hall Council Chambers, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345
- Oct 3, 7:00-8:30pm Eden Prairie School Board: 4 seats, Eden Prairie City Hall Council Chambers, 8080 Mitchell Rd, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Edina: The Edina school board candidates were interviewed in a forum held by the Edina LWV on Sept 12 - 7 PM. An overflow crowd was seated in and around the Edina City Hall Council Chambers. Our brief article CLICK HERE summarized some key points. CLICK HERE to view the full video. There are no Edina city council elections this year. Note that a majority of the candidates will also be at the SD49 Dinner meeting, Sept. 24, to respond to questions.