Maria Regan Gonzalez of Richfield, who is running unopposed, is expected to become the first Latina mayor in Minnesota.
“It’s just another opportunity for more people to see themselves as a leader,” she told me earlier today. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrWycG8X0AAxJAB.jpg
Retired apartment manager Bob Syverson, 80, of Bloomington, voted in his first mid-term tonight to show support for POTUS: “I’m voting Republican because of Trump...he does some bad things, but I like what he does sticking up for our country.” https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrW8fXrWoAMv4ew.jpg
1/2) Cheryl Matson, 50, of Bloomington, waited for her son at community choir practice near the polls. She said she did her homework on all the candidates, along with her 13-year-old son, who’s very into politics, before casting her ballot today. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrXBiwyWoAAsG3o.jpg
Talked to a first-time voter! Ryan Mott, 18, of Bloomington, came with his dad and told me voting reminded him of scantrons in school: “It was really reminiscent of tests.” He said he voted blue based on “making sure everyone is treated the same way and has equal opportunity.” https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrXDYAlXcAAXiTd.jpg
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