Frey wins 2nd term as Minneapolis mayor after bitter race

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Minneapolis voters have reelected mayor Jacob fry after a bitter race that focused on calls for changes to policing and racial justice seventeen candidates ran for mayor in Minneapolis including many who took issue with the way incumbent Democrat Jacob fry handle changes to the police department since one of its officers killed George Floyd last year election night results but fry with about forty three percent of the overall vote and he collected enough additional votes as voters a second or third choice under the ranked choice system for election officials to announce him the winner the mayor positioned himself as an opponent of an amendment to replace the police department with a new public safety unit voters defeated that proposal with about fifty six percent opposed analysts say the passage of a separate amendment strengthening the mers powers means failure to reform policing will fall squarely on fried shoulders next election cycle I'm Jennifer king

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