The Minden city elections of 2018 saw one of the biggest turnovers in city government in our history. Out of the office of Mayor and the five City Councilman positions, five now have new occupants. That is a situation that has only been replicated once in our history, in 1962. Today, we will take a brief look at that election year and a bit about the history of Minden city government.
From its founding in May 1854 until 1906, Minden city officials were elected to a term of one year. Throughout most of those years