Meet the first African American mayor of St Paul


Melvin Carter will be the city of St. Paul’s first African-American mayor.

The Mayor-elect had a stunningly decisive victory. He cruised to victory in the first ballot of a ranked-choice election that city officials expected to take days to count.

The 38-year-old candidate campaigned with an impressive list of endorsements, an an equally impressive family history of service to the city of St. Paul.

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