Somali mayoral candidate takes job with Coleman
MENEAPOLIS, 24 FEB 2003--U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) has tapped Lyndale resident and former Minneapolis mayoral candidate Mahamoud Wardere to work as a caseworker in his St. Paul office.
Wardere, 35, will help with immigration issues and Somali community outreach, said Erich Mische, Coleman's state director. Wardere is one of 10 staff members in the fledgling office, 2550 University Ave. West, Suite #100.