Thank you!

Thank you!

Thank you to all of you who helped me get to this day. You helped by being a delegate, stuffing envelopes, giving advice, making phone calls, door knocking, contributing, and so many other tasks. I couldn’t have done it without you and I am ever grateful for your support. You are the most hardworking, caring people I know and I am proud to represent you.

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Don’t Forget- Vote Barbara A. “Barb” Johnson as your 1st Choice on Tuesday Nov 5th!

Don’t Forget- Vote Barbara A. “Barb” Johnson as your 1st Choice on Tuesday Nov 5th!

Dear Neighbors,

 

We are quickly closing in on Election Day. I’m taking a break from doorknocking to remind you to vote on Tuesday, November 5th. I am honored to represent you and your families at City Hall and I ask for your support as your first choice for Ward 4 City Council Member once again this year.

If given the opportunity to represent you again, I will work hard to revitalize the housing stock of our neighborhoods after predatory lenders, foreclosures and a tornado tore through North …

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Barb Receives Ward 4 DFL Endorsement

Barb Receives Ward 4 DFL Endorsement

I would like to sincerely thank everyone who attended the Forth Ward DFL Convention on Saturday, May 4th. I was honored to receive your support and first ballot endorsement. The strength of our country relies on participation in the democratic process by all of our citizens. I plan on running a vigorous campaign and with your help, I look forward to another term as your council member.

Let’s keep moving forward together!

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Stonewall DFL and womenwinning Endorse Barb for 4th Ward Council Race

Stonewall DFL and womenwinning Endorse Barb for 4th Ward Council Race

Proud to have received endorsements from Stonewall DFL and Women Winning last week. The 4th Ward has benefited tremendously from an influx of LGBT homeowners.
As the mother of three successful young women, I am thankful for the work of the women’s movement that opened doors of opportunity for them.

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DFL African American Caucus Endorses Barb for 4th Ward Council Race!

DFL African American Caucus Endorses Barb for 4th Ward Council Race!

Very honored to receive the endorsement of the DFL African American Caucus. I have worked hard on the issues they are concerned about including transportation, appointments, city workforce, infrastructure, a strong Civil Rights Department, and accountability for the use of City resources. When we work together and respect each other we will move forward.

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Welcome: A Letter to the Residents of Ward 4

Welcome: A Letter to the Residents of Ward 4

Dear 4th Ward Friend:

I write you today to respectfully ask for your support to continue my work as your representative at the City Council. In spite of the challenges, together our community has continued to make progress:

Foreclosures have decreased and many homes have been rehabilitated and sold to new  homeowners.
Victory Memorial Drive was renewed and rededicated to our veterans.
The Camden and Lowry bridges are open to connect us to Northeast Minneapolis.
Small businesses like Camden Tavern and Lowry Cafe are up and running.

It’s been both an …

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The Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation Endorses Barb for 4th Ward Council Race!

The Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation Endorses Barb for 4th Ward Council Race!

The Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation has honored me with their endorsement. When I screened, there were Minneapolis Public School teachers, letter carriers and members of the hotel and restaurant unions, my own nurses union and others who make this city successful. Thank you, working men and women of Minneapolis, for your vote of confidence.

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AFSCME Council 5 Endorses Barb for 4th Ward Council Race!

AFSCME Council 5 Endorses Barb for 4th Ward Council Race!

AFSCME Council 5 endorsed me in the 4th Ward Council race. These are the people I work with every day; the housing inspectors, our city clerical staff and our security officers at City Hall. There are many more and I am honored to have their support. As the numbers of employees at the City has declined, these folks have worked with us on health care changes which have saved money and agreed to pay freezes. It has been a rough spell for taxpayers and workers …

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Minneapolis Firefighters Local 82 Endorses Barb for 4th Ward Council Race!

Minneapolis Firefighters Local 82 Endorses Barb for 4th Ward Council Race!

Firefighters Local 82 has endorsed me for reelection to the 4th Ward Council seat. My dad, Richard Rainville, who was a Minneapolis Firefighter, would be especially proud. Thanks, men and women of Local 82, for your support.

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Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council Endorses Barb for 4th Ward Council Race!

Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council Endorses Barb for 4th Ward Council Race!

Honored to have the endorsement of the Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council for reelection to the 4th Ward City Council. The folks who build our city are in the beginning of a recovery but it has been a long time coming.

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