Thursday, November 8, 2012
How did Golden Valley vote in the general election?
We knew early on in the evening on Nov. 6 that President Barak Obama would declare a victory and extend his role as president for four more years. But unofficial results for some local races didn't solidify until the until the wee hours of the morning. By about midnight, though only 90 percent of the votes were in at that time, we knew that Sherry Tyrrell, Helen Bassett and John Vento would be named to the ISD 281 school board. Rep. Keith Ellison held a steady lead on challenger Chris Fields for the Fifth Congressional District, despite vicious debates leading up to election day. Sen. Ann Rest led the race for State Senate District 45. In total, she beat former Golden Valley Mayor Blaire Tremere by 13,572 votes. Paul Scofield fell to Ron …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Voting information and everything you need to know about the candidates on Golden Valley Patch.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Blong recently served as an investigator with the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights.
Name : Mr. Blong Yang Age : 36 Place of residence : North Minneapolis Attended college : Yes College : UCLA Degree : BA in Political Science Year of graduation : 1998 University : University of Minnesota Law School Degree : JD Year of graduation : 2001 Job titles held : Equal Justice Works Fellow / Staff Attorney; Solo Practitioner; Investigator Employers : Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis; Blong Yang, Attorney at Law; Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Party affiliation : Democrat Running for a: Local office Running for position: Hennepin County Commissioner District 2 Chamber/district: District 2 Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : N/A Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : N/A Address 2654 Logan Avenue North Minneapolis MN …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Harris spends thousands, beats incumbent Linda Loomis.
Shep Harris’ confidence was well-founded just after 8 p.m. Tuesday, as initial results showed him taking an early lead in the race for mayor of Golden Valley. With several-dozen supporters in a back room at Doolittles Restaurant, Harris was attached to his cell phone as reports were coming in from the various precincts. “We ran a good campaign,” he said. “We had over 50 volunteers. We started campaigning back in July and connected with thousands of residents and business people.” Harris said he raised more than $20,000 to finance his campaign. “I got some criticism for that, but I felt it was necessary and that it was required in order to assure the voters of getting a good campaign.” By the end of the night, with a city voter turnout of …
Monday, November 7, 2011
This is your one stop for the city races and for Hopkins School Board elections.
So far this fall, Golden Valley Patch has done a plethora of election coverage. Looking for that candidate profile, wondering what Hopkins school board members said about an issue on your mind? To access any election story that's been posted on Golden Valley Patch, just click on this link. Then bookmark it. It provides you the perfect place to check out everything you need to know about who's running for office on Tuesday. Where Do I Vote in Golden Valley? On election night, you can get the very latest results by: Brush up on your knowledge of local candidates and the issues they care about: Golden Valley Mayor Golden Valley City Council For those of you voting for Hopkins School Board: Any other questions about voting in Golden …
The city is divided into eight precincts and two school districts.
Precinct Locations (See PDF to find out your precinct): On Election Day, you must vote in your own precinct. Use the Minnesota Secretary of State Polling Place Locator or find your precinct location below.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Here's what the candidates want you to know before you head to the voting booth.
Election day in Golden Valley is this Tuesday, Nov. 8, and if you missed the League of Women Voters forum at the City Hall council chambers on Oct. 26, you can still learn what each of the candidates running for Golden Valley City Council has to say. Patch has created this guide to give you as much information about where the candidates stand and what they envision for Golden Valley's future. To learn about the mayoral race, visit Patch's voter's guide here. To learn more about the candidates themselves, you can read Patch's profiles of four candidates by clicking on their name: The four candidates provided answers to the same questions Patch sent each of them, and we're posting those answers, without editing, below. We required all …