FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(St. Paul) – August 11, 2021 – The Board of Directors of the Minnesota Nurses Association is proud to announce the endorsement of Melvin Carter for St. Paul Mayor. The endorsement process included a candidate questionnaire and an interview with Carter by a local screening committee of nurse members who live and work in St. Paul. Those nurses made a recommendation to the nurse-elected MNA Board for the endorsement of Melvin Carter.
“Nurses are proud to stand strong with Melvin Carter for Mayor of St. Paul,” said MNA President Mary C. Turner, RN. “His continued commitment to supporting nurses’ and worker’s rights, and his determination to find more equitable public health solutions that will improve the lives of patients and the entire St. Paul community, shows he is on the side of nurses and families.”
Nurses will continue to screen candidates in Minneapolis and Duluth municipal races and move them through their screening and endorsement process. MNA will be announcing more endorsements in municipal races in the near future. All the candidate endorsements can be found here: https://mnnurses.org/issues-advocacy/elections/mna-candidate-endorsements/