Teneshia Kragness, Dan Jerzak Elected to Brooklyn Center Council
Teneshia Kragness and Dan Jerzak have been elected to the Brooklyn Center City Council. Kragness won 33 percent of the votes and Dan Jerzak collected 30 percent. Kau Guannu had 21 percent, while Andrew Johnson had 17 percent of the vote.
The Brooklyn Center City Council race was a relatively heated one this year.
Kau Guannu, Dan Jerzak, Teneshia Kragness and Andrew Johnson were all running for two seats. Council member Dan Ryan did not run for re-election and council member April Graves entered the race for mayor.
In the race, there have been complaints about campaign signs and illegal contributions.
Jerzak and Kragness were each fined $1,200 for accepting illegal corporate campaign contributions, complaints which were filed by Guannu. Mayor Mike Elliott and Guannu also faced complaints over not having disclaimers on their campaign signs.
Jerzak and Kragness were the top vote-getters in the primary and have campaigned together.