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General Election

The general election is Tuesday, November 3. Due to COVID-19, the League of Women Voters is encouraging everyone to vote from home – it is easy, safe, and secure. The state of Minnesota suggests requesting your ballot by Friday, October 2 in order to receive it, complete it, and return it by November 3. You can request your mail in ballot at mnvotes.org. Edina residents should visit the City of Edina website for additional voting options.

Recent Events

League of Women Voters Edina Candidate Forums

Candidate Forum: Edina Mayor

The League of Women Voters of Edina presented a candidate forum for Edina Mayor on September 17, 2020. James B. Hovland is the incumbent mayoral candidate running unopposed. There was no live audience at this forum.

Candidate Forum: Edina City Council

The League of Women Voters of Edina presented a candidate forum for Edina City Council on September 17, 2020. The City Council candidates seeking election for two vacant seats are: Joshua Ahlberg, Rhonda Bland, Ukasha Dakane, Carolyn Jackson, Janet Kitui, Parinaz Kassemi, and James Pierce. There was no live audience at this forum.

Candidate Forum: State House District 49A

The League of Women Voters of Edina presented a candidate forum for State House District 49A on September 10, 2020. The District 49A incumbent candidate Heather Edelson (DFL) is running unopposed. There was no live audience at this forum.

Candidate Forum: State House District 49B

The League of Women Voters of Edina presented a candidate forum for State House District 49B on September 10, 2020. District 49B candidates are: incumbent Steve Elkins (DFL) and Joe Thalman (GOP). There was no live audience at this forum.

Candidate Forum: State Senate District 49

The League of Women Voters of Edina presented a candidate forum for State Senate District 49 on September 3, 2020. The candidates are incumbent Melisa Lopez Franzen (DFL) and Julie Dupre (GOP). There was no live audience at this forum.

Candidate Forum: Hennepin County Commissioner

The League of Women Voters of Edina, Minnetonka-Eden Prairie-Hopkins, South Tonka and Wayzata-Plymouth Area hosted a Hennepin County Commissioner District 6 Candidate Forum (via Zoom) on June 18th, 2020.