Author: Jenifer Prince

The League of Women Voters Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, and Hopkins (VWV MEPH) Hennepin County Commissioner District 6 Candidate Forum took place, online, on October 8, 2020.  Two candidates, Dario Anselmo and Chris LaTondresse participated in the event. The LWV MEPH describes its format as non-partisan, unbiased and impartial as established by the League of Women Voters Minnesota. The forum followed Minnesota Governor Walz’s COVID 19 GUIDELINES. Each of the Hennepin County Commissioner District 6 candidates began by making a two-minute statement. LaTondresse noted that the community is hurting from the pandemic. He said his career reflected a dedication to public…

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The last of the candidate forums sponsored by the League of Women Voters – Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins (LWV MEPH), was Oct. 7 at the Eden Prairie City Center.  “Of the four forums the LWV MEPH has hosted this fall, the Eden Prairie School Board Forum fielded the largest number [of] and most diverse questions,” noted Karen Berg, LWV MEPH Candidate Forum chair. The LWV MEPH describes its format as nonpartisan, unbiased and impartial as established by the League of Women Voters Minnesota. The forum followed Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s COVID-19 guidelines. The six candidates running for three seats on…

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The Minnesota House of Representatives candidates addressed the League of Women Voters – Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins (LWV MEPH) at a forum at the Eden Prairie City Center on Thursday, October 1, 2020. House District 48A (covering Eden Prairie north of Hwy. 5 into southern Minnetonka) candidates are incumbent Laurie Pryor (D) and Eric Wessel (R). House District 48B (covering Eden Prairie south of Hwy. 5 to the Minnesota River) candidates are incumbent Carlie Kotyza-Witthun (D) and Holly Link (R). The forum opened with 2-minute opening statements, which were followed by 1-minute questions submitted by the public. Opening Statements Carlie…

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A forum for Senate District 48 (covering south Minnetonka and most of Eden Prairie) Senate and House candidates was held by the League of Woman Voters – Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins (LWV MEPH) at the Council Chamber in the Eden Prairie City Center on Thursday, October 1, 2020. The LWV MEPH describes it format as non-partisan, unbiased and impartial as established by the League of Women Voters Minnesota. The forum followed Minnesota Governor Walz’s COVID 19 GUIDELINES. The Senate District 48 incumbent Senator Steve Cwodzinski (D) and candidate Jeff Jiang (R) opened the forum with two-minute opening statements. Then they…

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On Thursday, September 24, 2020 the League of Woman Voters – Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins (LWV MEPH) held their Eden Prairie City Council forum in the Council Chamber at the Eden Prairie City Center. The LWV MEPH describes it format as non-partisan, unbiased and impartial as established by the League of Women Voters Minnesota. The forum followed Minnesota Governor Walz’s COVID 19 GUIDELINES. PG Narayanan answers questions from the public at the League of Women Voters forum on Sept. 24, 2020. – Photo credit Jenifer Prince There are three candidates running for two seats on the Eden Prairie City Council:…

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