Bio: Iverson was born and raised in Minneapolis.
Education: He has a master’s degree in education and a bachelor's degree in geography from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Before that, he went to University High School on the U of M campus.
Work experience: Iverson was with for MnDOT for 20 years, working in pre-highway design and retiring in 2006. Before that, he was a secondary teacher in the Anoka-Hennepin School District.
Political and public experience: Iverson is running as a DFL candidate and has run for other offices in the past.
Main issues: Crime, affordable housing, Hiawatha Golf Course
Why he is running: “Because I think the city needs some help and I don’t think the people that are there right now are doing the best job.”
What you might not know about him: He was in the U.S. Air Force, and was in Vietnam for a year. He says he served in the Air Force "three years, six months, one day, seven hours and 25 minutes. But who’s counting?"
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