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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Official election results have verified that St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman has been re-elected.

In Minneapolis, Mayor-elect Betsy Hodges finished atop the race which included more than 30 candidates.

Coleman is a St. Paul native and has held office since 2005. He says he will focus this next term on issues like closing the achievement gap, investing in the city's infrastructure and making advancements in going green.

Hodges has been a Minneapolis council member of Ward 15 since 2005 and has chaired the budget committee. Her stated goals are to close the education and economic gaps and protecting green spaces.