Minneapolis mayor Jacob Frey wins a second term – city election results

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is pictured during a memorial work for George Floyd pursuing his decease successful Minneapolis constabulary custody, successful Minneapolis, successful Minneapolis, U.S., June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey won a 2nd word successful Tuesday's election, emerging from a crowded tract of candidates aft a tumultuous twelvemonth dominated by the aftermath of George Floyd's execution by a achromatic metropolis constabulary officer, metropolis predetermination results showed connected Wednesday.

Frey, 40, a Democrat, had opposed a ballot measurement – backed by his much wide rivals – that would regenerate the constabulary section with a caller nationalist information agency.

Instead, helium charted a mediate ground, calling for constabulary reforms portion besides vowing to prosecute much officers for a section that has been deed hard by departures and has struggled to curb a spike successful convulsive crime.

Minneapolis employs a ranked-choice strategy for its mayoral election, successful which voters tin fertile up to 3 candidates successful bid of preference.

Frey led aft the archetypal circular of votes were counted connected Tuesday, but helium fell abbreviated of the people needed for an outright victory. He cemented his triumph successful a consequent circular of counting connected Wednesday.

Reporting by Tyler Clifford

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