Local Vote 2020: Seven in Primary Race for Robbinsdale Mayor
Robbinsdale Mayor Regan Murphy is not running for re-election and there are eight people on the ballot who want to take his place. There are also two council positions that will be on the Aug. 11 primary ballot.
There could be as many as three new faces on the Robbinsdale City Council come next January. In the race for mayor, it’s a crowded field as eight candidates filed to run. Mayor Regan Murphy who has been mayor since 2013 decided not to run for re-election. Three council members filed to run, which includes three city council members and one woman.
- Pat Backen
- Bill Blonigan
- Wally Langfellow
- David Mathias
- Steve Person
- Kate Richardson
- George Selman
Ward 1 has been represented by Bill Blonigan since 1981. He has filed to run for mayor, and three people have filed to run for his seat.
Council Member Ward 1 (Robbinsdale)
- Charles Austinson
- Tyler Kline
There will be a new face representing Ward 2, which has been represented by Dan Rogan since 2005. Rogan is not running for reelection.
Council Member Ward 2 (Robbinsdale)
- Rachel Benson
- Vincent John Ella
- Jason Greenberg
- Isac Jahraus
- Sheila Rena Webb
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The primary election will be August 11.