176  Elections 4:  Election Day for 2005   Wrote: 051122, Posted: 0511205

News from Hillsdale, MI
”Wow!  This does sound like
America to me! This kind of stuff will never happen in Japan“  Japanese Z

High school student sworn in as mayor.  He beat Mayor Doug Ingles by two votes in the Nov. 8 election despite his status as a write-in candidate.
< http://www.ci.hillsdale.mi.us/ >
< http://www.ci.hillsdale.mi.us/documents/pressreleaseNov19.pdf >
City elects youngest mayor < http://www.hillsdale.net/stories/110905/news_sessions001.shtml >

In Minnesota, a high school student (17 years old) lost the 2004 mayor election. (See our Letter 139 “Election 3”). In the same year (I believe), however, another Minnesota city elects a mayor, who just graduated from college. Our Letters related to Elections: 87, 88, 139, 142

Minnesota Info:
051108  St. Paul, MN:   Chris Coleman beats the incumbent major, Randy Kelly   Results of the City of Saint Paul 2005 General Election.

051108 Minneapolis, MN:   Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak handily wins re-election over Peter McLaughlin < http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/elections/2005general-results.asp#TopOfPage >

General Info:
Voters hit the polls; Voters choosing governors, mayors
< http://msnbc.msn.com/id/9967720/ >

Which way will America’s voters go? < http://msnbc.msn.com/id/9950125/ >

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