The profiles of regional candidates running in the November 3 election, provided by the candidates themselves, are now available online at

Candidates were asked to complete an online profile, including biographical information and respond to an online questionnaire. The questionnaire enables voters to gauge a candidate’s perspective including the following areas:

Understanding of the core responsibilities of the elected position

  • Views on key issues and impact

  • The role of public office and promoting business vitality and economic development

  • Fiscal responsibility

  • Open communication and accountability

  • Compromise and consensus


Candidate profiles are available for the following races: 



  • US Representative 1stDistrict

  • State Senate – Districts 19, 20, & 23

  • State Representative – Districts 19A, 19B, 20A, & 20B

  • Blue Earth County Commissioner

  • Nicollet County Commissioner

  • Mankato City Council

  • Eagle Lake City Council

  • North Mankato City Council & Mayor

  • Mankato Area School Board




Candidate Forums Schedule:


ALL candidate forums will be closed to in-person public audience attendance due to current COVID-19 health and safety recommendations. Greater Mankato Growth will record the event

and post it online in addition to the event being replayed on KTV programming schedules. Along with links to

register for some of the forums, find a full listing of candidate forums and events for local, state, county, federal, city council and school board races at:


  • September 16:  Mankato City Council Forum
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  • September 24:  House District 19B
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  • September 28:  Blue Earth County Commissioner Forum
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  • October 15:  Senate District 19
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  • October 20:  House District 19A