Dickinson Goes Old School

St Paul Mayoral candidate Elizabeth Dickinson (GR) has resurrected an old campaign mechanism. She may have gotten the idea from the old campaigner Roy Magnuson. They are calling the piece the “Dickinson Dispatch” in it are a series of articles intended to introduce...

No LGA for St Paul, Then PILT Seems a Worthy Response

We attended the St Paul Strong Forum on Wednesday at the St Paul Neighborhood Network. All 6 declared candidates were in attendance: Ward 1 Council Member Dai Thao (DFL), Tim Holden (R), former Ward 3 City Council Member Pat Harris (DFL), former School Board Member...

Devaluing the DFL Endorsement

We contend the institution of Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) in municipal elections, is having a detrimental effect on the value of the DFL endorsement. This election we are expecting the races for mayor in both Minneapolis and St Paul will move forward sans endorsement....