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Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board election, 2013

 

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board election, 2013

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board elections, 2013

November 5, 2013 (2013-11-05)
All nine seats on the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

President before election

John Erwin

Elected President

Liz Wielinski

The 2013 Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board elections were held on November 5, 2013 to elect the nine members of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for four-year terms. Three members were elected from one citywide, at-large district via the single transferable vote and six from single-member districts via instant-runoff voting, both popularly known collectively as ranked choice voting. Voters had the option of ranking separately up to three candidates for both the at-large district and for the district in which they reside.

Contents

  • Candidates 1
  • Results 2
    • At-large 2.1
    • District 1 2.2
    • District 2 2.3
    • District 3 2.4
    • District 4 2.5
    • District 5 2.6
    • District 6 2.7
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Candidates

Names of incumbents are italicized.
District Candidate Political party endorsement(s) Website
At-large Steve Barland[1] .orgbarlandforparks
John Erwin[2] Minneapolis DFL[3] .orgerwinforparks
Meg Forney[4] .orgmegforney
Casper Hill[5] .comcasperhillforparks
Ishmael Israel[6] .comishmaelisrael
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Mary Lynn McPherson[7] .commarylynnforparkboard
Tom Nordyke[8] Minneapolis DFL[3]
Jason Stone[9] .comjasonforminneapolisparks
Hashim Yonis[10] .comhashimyonis
Annie Young[11] Fifth District Green Party[12] .netannieyoung
District 1 Liz Wielinski[13] Minneapolis DFL[3] .comlizforparks
District 2 David Luce[14] Ecology Democracy Party[15] /VoteLuce.comfacebook
Jon Olson[16] Minneapolis DFL[3] .orgolsonforparks
District 3 Said Maye[17]
Scott Vreeland[18] Minneapolis DFL[3] .netscottvreeland
District 4 Bobby Davis[19] .comvotebobbydavis
Anita Tabb[20] Minneapolis DFL[3] .comanita4parks
District 5 Steffanie Musich[21] Minneapolis DFL[3] .commusichforparks
District 6 Brad Bourn[22] Minneapolis DFL[3] .orgbradbournforparks
Josh Neiman[23] .comjoshneiman

Steve Barland, Meg Fourney, Jason Stone, and Tom Nordyke were candidates in the 2009 Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board elections, but were all defeated. Barland and Stone ran in District 5 and Fourney in District 6. Tom Nordyke served on the Park and Recreation Board as an at-large member from 2006 to 2009 and as its president from 2008 to 2009.

Results

At-large

As no three candidates passed the maximum possible threshold to be elected in the first round, several rounds of vote tabulations were necessary until three members were elected. John Erwin was elected in the fourth round and Annie Young and Meg Fourney in the ninth round.

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board at-large election, 2013[24]
Candidate % 1st Choice Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9
John Erwin 24.68 14,678 14,866 15,148 14,866.2472 14,866.2472 14,866.2472 14,866.2472 14,866.2472 14,866.2472
Annie Young 15.63 9,294 9,452 9,983 10,055.9492 11,055.9536 11,528.0696 12,030.4230 13,905.6980 13,905.6980
Meg Fourney 13.21 7,856 8,031 8,403 8,423.6460 9,162.5760 9,833.4130 10,160.5990 10,973.3376 10,973.3376
Tom Nordyke 10.95 6,511 6,595 6,723 6,801.6408 7,044.4406 7,580.0216 7,733.3192 8,752.5316 8,752.5316
Jason Stone 9.01 5,357 5,477 5,766 5,811.6630 6,090.7604 6,544.1926 6,736.6204
Hasim Yonis 6.33 3,762 3,799 4,329 4,333.6314 4,477.9662 4,559.0778
Steve Barland 6.23 3,705 3,803 3,893 3,901.5374 4,114.1884
Mary Lynn McPherson 5.67 3,373 3,479 3,681 3,688.4400
Ishmael Israel 5.56 3,305 3,374
Casper Hill 2.15 1,280
Write-in 0.58 342
Exhausted ballots 587 1,537 1,580.2450 2,650.8676 4,551.9782 7,935.7912 10,965.1856 10,965.1856
  • Threshold: 14,866
  • Valid: 59,463
  • Undervotes: 20,638
  • Turnout: 80,101

District 1

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board District 1 election, 2013[25]
Candidate % 1st Choice Round 1
Liz Wielinski 97.46 7,686
Write-in 2.54 200
  • Maximum possible threshold: 5,767
  • Valid: 7,886
  • Undervotes: 3,645
  • Turnout: 11,532

District 2

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board District 2 election, 2013[26]
Candidate % 1st Choice Round 1
Jon Olson 67.23 4,070
David Luce 31.90 1,931
Write-in 0.88 53
  • Threshold: 3,028
  • Valid: 6,054
  • Undervotes: 2,404
  • Turnout: 8,458

District 3

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board District 3 election, 2013[27]
Candidate % 1st Choice Round 1
Scott Vreeland 75.64 6,415
Said Maye 23.51 1,994
Write-in 0.85 72
  • Maximum possible threshold: 6,191
  • Valid: 8,481
  • Undervotes: 3,900
  • Turnout: 12,381

District 4

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board District 4 election, 2013[28]
Candidate % 1st Choice Round 1
Anita Tabb 79.15 6,671
Bobby Davis 19.93 1,680
Write-in 0.91 77
  • Maximum possible threshold: 6,414
  • Valid: 8,428
  • Undervotes: 4,390
  • Turnout: 12,827

District 5

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board District 5 election, 2013[29]
Candidate % 1st Choice Round 1
Steffanie Musich 97.97 10,834
Write-in 2.03 224
  • Maximum possible threshold: 8,191
  • Valid: 11,058
  • Undervotes: 5,319
  • Turnout: 16,380

District 6

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board District 6 election, 2013[30]
Candidate % 1st Choice Round 1
Brad Bourn 64.80 8,903
Josh Neiman 34.76 4,775
Write-in 0.44 61
  • Threshold: 6,870
  • Valid: 13,739
  • Undervotes: 4,784
  • Turnout: 18,523

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External links

  • Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services
  • Elections & Voting - Minnesota Secretary of State
  • Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
News media coverage
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