Minot woman files for city council
Carrie Evans announced Thursday she has filed to be on the ballot for one of three Minot City Council positions on the June 9 city ballot.
“I know we only need 300 signatures to get on the ballot, but it was so enlightening talking to voters and hearing their concerns and hopes for our city, that I ended up with almost 600 signatures,” Evans said in a release. Thus far, Evans is the only woman who has filed.
Evans grew up in Minot and graduated from Bishop Ryan and Minot State University. Shortly thereafter, she left the state to pursue her master’s and law degrees. She worked in the areas of domestic violence and human rights.
She spent 27 years in Carbondale, Ill., Baton Rouge, La., Toronto, Washington, D.C. Metro area and Baltimore. In 2017 she returned to Minot to be with her family.
“It certainly was a different Minot than the one I left in 1990,” said Evans. “It was bigger, more diverse. Downtown was filled with unique stores and restaurants. It was everything I knew it could be.”
Evans believes her education and experiences living in multiple cities will bring a fresh and different voice to the Minot City Council, allowing her to better serve Minoters from all walks of life.
Voters can find out more online about Evans and the issues she cares about at Evans4Minot.com and facebook.com/evans4Minot.