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The Minneapolis City Republican Committee is dedicated to supporting candidates running for municipal offices in Minneapolis.

MCRC Mission

Minneapolis is a premier American city handicapped by a centralized, overreaching government that is stifling the freedom and prosperity of its citizens. MCRC advocates a philosophy of localized, limited government, strong wards, and active citizens. We seek to elect candidates to city office who want to open Minneapolis once again to small businesses, parent/teacher controlled schools, and to make our city affordable for families.

City Elections in 2017

The Mayoral and all City Council elections are this year. Volunteer to help MCRC continue to build a Republican political organization in Minneapolis. Contact us if you would like to join the MCRC!

Minneapolis City Republican Committee (MCRC) Endorsing Convention


Republican Roundtable show field host, Max Rymer, visits the Minneapolis City Republican Committee’s (MCRC) endorsing convention to interview 3 candidates for Minneapolis city offices:
Bruce Lundeen, City Council, Ward 10
Joe Kovacs, City Council, Ward 7
Jonathan Honerbrink, Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, Commissioner At-Large

Full Committee Meeting

Even Numbered Months, Third Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Black Forest, 1 East 26th Street, Minneapolis (Corner of Nicollet and 26th)
Limited free parking available in lot off Nicollet on south side of restaurant
October 17
December 19
February 20

Odd Numbered Months, Third Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Broadway Pizza, 2025 W River Road
Plenty of free parking in lot
September 16 (Lit-Drop Door-Knock (LDDK) Day with Rooftop Evening Social
November 18
January 20
March 17

Event Dates

Sat. Nov. 4 Final LDDK Blitz Day with evening cookout, weather permitting

Election Dates

Republican Endorsing Convention
Tuesday, July 18
Eagle Club #34/American Legion Post
2507 East 25th Street
Plenty of free parking in lot
Registration begins at 6:30 p.m.
Convention begins at 7 p.m.

Candidate Filing Dates
Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services handles candidate filings for municipal elections, which includes Mayor, City Council, Board of Estimate & Taxation, and Park Board.

Tuesday, August 1 – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
Candidate Filing Begins
Elections & Voter Services City Hall, 350 S. 5th St., Room 201

Tuesday, August 15 – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Candidate Filing Closes

Thursday, August 18 – 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Candidate Final Date to Withdraw

Early Absentee Voting Begins
Friday, September 22, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
In-person early voting takes place at the Downtown Early Vote Center, 217 S Third Street
Ballots will be mailed on this day to voters who have submitted an absentee ballot application.

Pre-Registering to Vote in 2017 Closes
Tuesday, October 17
In-person pre-registering at voting centers end at 5 p.m.
Voters registering online can complete their registration through 11:59 p.m. at
vote.minneapolismn.gov/voters.register

Election Day
Tuesday, November 7 from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Find your polling place at http://pollfind​er.sos.state.mn​.us