This May 9, 2013 photo shows Minneapolis mayoral hopeful Betsy Hodges posing for a photograph. Voters in Minnesota’s largest city got ready Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 to confront a ballot containing 35 ... more 
This May 9, 2013 photo shows Minneapolis mayoral hopeful Betsy Hodges posing for a photograph. Voters in Minnesota’s largest city got ready Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 to confront a ballot containing 35 candidates for mayor, and the potentially confusing process of choosing first, second and third choices in the race. The decision by Mayor R.T. Rybak not to seek a third term, paired with the city’s unusually low $20 filing fee, prompted the flood of wannabe successors. Democratic activists in this heavily liberal city left the race without a clear front-runner when they deadlocked last summer over whether to confer the party’s endorsement on Hodges, a city councilwoman, or Mark Andrew, a former Hennepin County commissioner. Besides Hodges and Andrew, other leading candidates have been Don Samuels, a city councilman; Jackie Cherryhomes and Dan Cohen, both past council presidents; Bob Fine, a member of the local park board; Stephanie Woodruff, a businesswoman; and Cam Winton, an attorney and moderate Republican. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jeff Wheeler) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT less 
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Associated Press | Photo By The Star Tribune, Jeff Wheeler
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