The DFL Convention for District 60B was held on Saturday at Edison High School in Minneapolis. Phyllis Kahn won the DFL endorsement for her 20th time in her 40-year legislative career to represent the University of Minnesota area. Kahn was challenged by 26-year-old Mike Griffin, who brought ample student support to the convention.
The DFL Convention for District 60 was held at Edison High School in Minneapolis on Saturday.
Mike Griffin, former candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives District 60B, provided bus transportation from the University area to the DFL convention.
Delegates in district 60B vote for new resolutions and representation at the DFL Convention held at Edison High School in Minneapolis.
Phyllis Kahn, DFL-Minneapolis, and campaign manager Brian Rice review how many delegate votes they think they secured after the first round of ballots at the DFL Convention held at Edison High School Saturday.
Griffin speaks with his campaign advisors in between ballots at the DFL convention.
The Griffin campaign team call delegates to gather more support at the convention.
Rep. Phyllis Kahn, DFL-Minneapolis, breathes a sigh of relief on Saturday at the DFL Convention held at Edison High School in Minneapolis, following the second ballot where she was only three votes short of an endorsement.
Griffin takes a moment in the lobby before the third round of ballots.
Griffin cast his ballot in the third and final round for the District 60B DFL endorsement.
Six members of each candidate's team helped count delegate ballots in the teller room.
Former candidate Mike Griffin gives a speech with his campaign team after the third and final round of ballots. Kahn won the endorsement with just over 60 percent of the vote.
Phyllis Kahn applauds Mike Griffin from the audience.
Griffin hugs campaign volunteers after his loss of the DFL District 60B endorsement.
Griffin campaign manager Ryan Kennedy speaks with Phyllis Kahn following her endorsement.