Ward 13 City Council debate set for Oct. 3 at Washburn HS

The Southwest Journal and League of Women Voters of Minneapolis are co-sponsoring a debate among the candidates for the Ward 13 City Council seat on Thursday, Oct. 3, 7-8 p.m., at Washburn High School, 201 W. 49th St.

Confirmed participants include Missy Durant, DFL-endorsed Linea Palmisano and Matt Perry.

The city’s 13th Ward is currently represented by Council Member Betsy Hodges, who is running for mayor. 

The ward includes neighborhoods in southwest Minneapolis and historically has the highest voter turnout in the city. 

Debate organizers will select questions from the community to ask the candidates.