A lifelong resident of St. Paul, Chris Coleman was elected mayor in 2005. Coleman earned both his bachelor's and juris doctor degrees from the University of Minnesota and was active in local politics for years before his election. Coleman also worked for a decade as a public defender in Hennepin County before going into private practice.
St. Paul, Minn.
St. Paul Mayor 2005-2008
St. Paul City Council
Wife, Connie; children, Molly and Aidan
University of Minnesota
15 Kellogg Blvd. W., St Paul, MN 55102
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman announced on Thursday the arrival of a new deputy mayor and the departure of the city’s longtime planning and economic development director.Kristin Beckmann, vice...
Tonya Tennessen, an advertising executive with a significant background in politics and government, has been named St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman’s top spokeswoman.She will start April 30 at a salary...
For some St. Paulites, the state of the city hinges on how well its youth are served. For others, it can simply be a matter of how fast the potholes get fixed.Mayor Chris Coleman touched on both...
A day after President Obama visited St. Paul, the city’s mayor is in Washington, D.C. to help the president unveil a new initiative.Mayor Chris Coleman will be at the White House today for the...
President Obama is expected to announce a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs and restore “crumbling roads and bridges” when he speaks Wednesday at Union Depot in St....
After guiding the city through a rocky economy and over budget cliffs, Coleman heads into an election year in perhaps the best shape of his 13-year political career — and poised to extend his public profile beyond the Twin Cities.
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