2015 Board Elections

Posted on November 19, 2015 - 8:32pm

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The 2015 Hamline Midway Coalition Board of Directors Election will run from Friday November 20th until polls close at 5pm on Monday, December 14th. As the officially recognized community council for District 11 in St. Paul, HMC board members play an important role in representing the interests of the Hamline Midway Community in matters related to development, transportation, sustainability, community building, and a wide range of other local, city, and municipal issues pertinent to the Hamline Midway community. There are nine elected board members and four appointed seats. All board members are elected or appointed for three-year terms. Terms are staggered such that every year three seats are up for election--one from each of the three subdistricts in the neighborhood.

Who is Eligible to Vote?

Anyone age 16 or older that resides within, owns property within, or owns a business that is headquartered and principally operates within Hamline Midway is eligible to vote in the board election!

In-Person Voting

In addition to the online voting option this year, there will be two opportunities to vote in-person at the HMC office on the ground floor of the Hamline Midway Library.

  • Thursday, December 3, 4-8pm at the Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W Minnehaha Ave.
  • Tuesday, December 8, 4-8pm at the Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W Minnehaha Ave.

Enter through the West side door (side facing Snelling), and enter the HMC office directly across from the entryway.

Neighborhood Boundaries and Subdistricts

You are able to vote for one candidate running for a seat in the subdistrict in which you live, own a business or own property located there. The neighborhood is bounded by Transfer Rd. to the West, Lexington Ave. to the East, University Ave. to the South and Pierce Butler Route to the North. Subidstrict 'A' spans the protion of the neighborhood from Transfer Rd. to Snelling Ave. Subdistrict 'B' includes the area from Snelling Ave. to Hamline Ave. Subdistrict 'C' includes the area from Hamline Ave. to Lexington Ave. You can also view of map of the neighborhood with subdistricts labeled here.

Who's Running?

This year there are a total of 6 candidates running for seats on the board--3 from subdistrict A, 1 from subdistrict B and 2 from subdistrict C. Please click each name to view candidate questionnaires. You can also download the questionnaires at the bottom of this page.

Candidates for Subdistrict A

Greg Anderson
Brennan Brooks
Quinn Doheny


Candidates for Subdistrict B

Scott Walters


Candidates for Subdistrict C

Melissa Cortes
Nate Blumenshine