Brainerd ballot questions whether the city should hold primary elections


Four seats are up for election on the Brainerd City Council come Election Day next Tuesday. But with more than four times the candidates vying for spots in their respective wards and at large seats, the city of Brainerd is considering the idea of conducting a primary election in the future, asking the voters to decide.

Placed on this year’s ballot, the question that will accompany the candidates’ names come Nov. 6 reads as follows:

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Jessi Pierce
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