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College Hosts Secretary of State Candidate Forum

Candidates for the MN Secretary of State seatMinneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) students attending a Political Science course taught by instructor Lena Jones invited and posed questions to a forum of candidates running for the position of Secretary of State in advance of the midterm elections this year.

Candidates from three major parties attended and responded to student-submitted questions. In attendance were:
  • Bob Helland (Independent)
  • Dan Severson (Republican)
  • Steve Simon (Democrat)

Learn more about these candidates on the Secretary of State website.

Approximately 75 MCTC students, faculty, staff and community members attended the forum. Questions and answers were moderated by MCTC student leader Felicia Hamilton.

This event was sponsored by the MCTC Political Science department, the MCTC Community Development Club and the Jefferson Center, a St. Paul-based non-profit organization. MinnPost covered the forum in this article.