Here’s what you need to know:
Twenty-three of the 131 Minneapolis precincts are involved in the upcoming Special Election for Senate District 61. A Special Partisan Primary will be held Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, and the Special General Election will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Senate District 61 is an area in south central Minneapolis that includes the entirety of Ward 6 and portions of Wards 8, 9, and 10.