Carla Bates for Minneapolis School Board At-Large

Bates is well-known for her in-depth knowledge of the district's finances.

General Information

Name : Ms. Carla Ann Bates
Age : 50
Place of residence : Seward Neighborhood, Minneapolis



Attended college : Yes
College : Yankton College
Degree : BA
Year of graduation : 1984

Grad school

Ph D.

University : UMn
Area of research : American Studies
Year of graduation : 1998

Employment Information

Job titles held : IT Professional
Employers : UMn

Political Information

Party affiliation : Democrat
Running for a: Local office
Running for position: Minneapolis School Board
Chamber/district: At Large
Incumbent: Yes
First elected: 02 November 2008
Previous elective offices : Minneapolis School Board
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : No

Party HQ


Campaign Manager

Name : Seth Kirk
Title : Campaign Manager


Website : Carlabates.org

Other facts

3 children, 2 in Minneapolis Public Schools and 1 graduate; partner of 26 years, Susan Pollock; long-time parent activist; taught with Upward Bound and worked at HeadStart.


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