Tonight, Monday, July 20th, the League of Women Voters (LWV) Minneapolis and the West Metro Alliance of LWV are co-sponsoring Primary Election Candidate Debates for both the Republican and Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) candidates for U.S. Representative District 5. The other major parties do not have a contested primary.
6:30pm – Republican Candidates Debate
8:00pm – DFL Candidates Debate
The debates will be broadcast live and recorded by CCX Media, and live-streamed via a link at CCXmedia.org. All candidates in a contested primary for the U.S. House of Representatives 5th District were invited.
The Republican candidates are: Lacy Johnson and Danielle Stella. Dalia Al-Aqidi has withdrawn from the Republican primary.
The DFL candidates are: Les Lester, John Mason, Daniel Patrick McCarthy, Antone Melton-Meaux and Ilhan Omar (incumbent).
The League of Women Voters is sponsoring this event to bring nonpartisan voter education to the community. LWV does not endorse or oppose candidates for office or political parties.