Special Election for Brooklyn Park Mayor to be held on August 10th 2021
Lisa Jacobson will be the next Mayor of Brooklyn Park.
In a special meeting, the city council reviewed seven challenged ballots from the recount and certified the results. The city council also serves as the Board of Certification and is responsible for canvassing election results. Full Article Here
Brooklyn Park Mayoral Election Vote Recount Begins Thursday
The Brooklyn Park special mayoral election is headed for a recount, which will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday in the Garden View Room at the Community Activity Center. Council member Lisa Jacobson came out one vote ahead of Hollies Winston in preliminary vote totals last Tuesday. Read full story here
Brooklyn Park Mayor’s Race: Jacobson Over Winston by One Vote, Likely Headed for Recount
Initial numbers put Lisa Jacobson over Hollis Winston by one vote in the special election for Brooklyn Park Mayor. The close call could trigger a recount.
The special election for Brooklyn Park Mayor is on August 10th. Candidates Lisa Jacobson and Hollies Winston sat-down to answer the following questions for CCX News. Candidates were invited to our studios and they knew the questions ahead of time.
- ‘What Can Be Done to Stop Violent Crime in Brooklyn Park?’
- ‘What’s Your Plan to Grow Business in Brooklyn Park?’
- ‘How Can You Encourage Racial Healing in Brooklyn Park?’
Violent Crime Becomes Key Topic at Brooklyn Park Mayoral Candidates Forum
Brooklyn Park mayoral candidates Lisa Jacobson and Hollies Winston addressed several key issues at a forum Tuesday night hosted by the North Metro Mayors Association.
Lisa Jacobson, Hollies Winston Win Brooklyn Park Special Election Primary
Hollies Winston and Lisa Jacobson will advance to the special election for mayor of Brooklyn Park on August 10. Hollies Winston collected the most votes with 1854 and Lisa Jacobson had 1291.
The winning candidate in August will fill the remaining time in Jeff Lunde’s term. Lunde resigned in January after winning an election to represent District 1 on the Hennepin County Board, leaving two years on his term.
Turnout in the primary was projected to be low. As of last week, clerk Devin Montero said around 1,000 votes had been cast and he projected turnout to be around 15 percent.
Total Votes in All Precincts
- Lisa Jacobson: 1291
- Yelena S. Kurdyumova: 26
- Mark Mata: 817
- Boyd Morson: 348
- Benjamin Osemenam: 196
- Wynfred Russell: 291
- Hollies Winston: 1854
Total Votes: 4830
Brooklyn Park Mayoral Candidates Square off in Forum, Primary is April 13
There are seven candidates who have filed to run for Brooklyn Park mayor. The primary is scheduled for April 13 and the special election will be August 10.
Candidates participated in a forum at city hall Tuesday night.
The candidates are running to replace Jeff Lunde, who won election to serve on the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners. Lunde vacated his mayoral seat with nearly two years left on his term. Winston lost to Lunde in 2018.
The special primary election will be held Tuesday, April 13. The special election will take place Tuesday, Aug. 10.