Melvin W. Carter, III
Mayor * St. Paul, MN
Melvin Carter is a fourth-generation Saint Paul resident, Saint Paul public school graduate, former Saint Paul City Councilmember, father, and Saint Paul’s Mayor. Carter has been working to engage, enfranchise, and uplift people not only in Saint Paul, but also across the state and nation. In the run up to his campaign for Mayor, Carter spent a year in conversation with neighbors through a series of listening sessions called Imagine Saint Paul. His unconventional campaign focused on grassroots organizing and earning support from every corner of the city.