Twin Cities Mayoral Digital Forum 2017
Let the Twin Cities Mayoral Digital Forum 2017 guide your election decisions.
We contacted all mayoral candidates and asked them to provide video responses centered on questions addressing Shared Sustainable Prosperity and other partner issues.
These candidate responses are accessible online October 17 – Election Day November 7.
View all responses or just specific candidates.
Then keep the conversation going in your favorite social platforms by using the tag #TCMDF17.
Individual St. Paul Candidate responses:
- Sharon Anderson*
- Melvin Carter
- Trahern Crews
- Elizabeth Dickinson
- Tom Goldstein
- Pat Harris
- Chris Holbrook
- Tim Holden
- Dai Thao
- Barnabas Joshua Yshua
A link is not listed If a candidate did not respond.
*Candidate response is not a video.
Individual Minneapolis Candidate responses:
- Troy Benjegerdes
- Raymond Dehn
- Al Flowers
- Jacob Frey
- Charlie Gers
- Tom Hoch
- Betsy Hodges (incumbent)
- Gregg Iverson
- Nekima Levy-Pounds
- Jeffrey Sterling Olson
- Aswar Rahman
- David Rosenfeld
- Captain Jack Sparrow
- David John Wilson
*Link is not available if candidate did not respond.
Twin Cities Mayoral Digital Forum 2017 Partners
- MetroIBA Public Policy Commitee
- Minnesota Metro Chapter – National Forum for Black Public Administrators
- Common Cause of Minnesota
- Everybody In
- Main Street Alliance
- Harrison Neighborhood Association (Minneapolis)
- St. Anthony Park District Council (St Paul)
- Alliance for Sustainability
- Black Woman Rising
- Dream Freely
- Jewish Community Action
The partnership is not endorsing any candidate and has not edited or rated the responses.
About the Forum:
Mayoral candidates of Minneapolis and St. Paul were invited to provide up to 10 minute videos and comments addressing Shared Sustainable Prosperity; how would they create shared sustainable prosperity through their administrative actions, policy development with their council and other governmental partners, and develop ideas with the community itself. Each partner contributed specific questions. All registered candidates were contacted by the forum.
Shared Sustainable Prosperity is the integrated development of all assets within a community for collective economic and social growth. Its broad objective is to:
- Activate people as assets with the resources to sustain a high quality of life
- Support small business effort to enhance its community
- Ensure all residents have access to essential educational opportunities
- Develop critical Infrastructure strategies and investments are made to ensure communities are connected to other efficiently, effectively, and equitably.
More About the Forum and Question Set:
The full candidate question set and additional information is available from OneMN.org at: