2020 City Council Candidates

The terms of Council members Jerry McDonald and Bethany Tjornhom will expire at the end of 2020. Terms of office are for four years and members are elected at large. The municipal election is held in conjunction with the General Election on November 3, 2020. 

Candidate Forums


  • The Eastern Carver County League of Women Voters will be hosting a candidate forum on Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 6:30-9:00 pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.
  • BuyChanhassen will be hosting a candidate forum in conjunction at their membership luncheon on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Chanhassen American Legion Post 580 located at 290 Lake Drive East.

Campaign Financial Reports


View Campaign Financial Reports for all candidates.

2020 City Council Candidates


Candidate Name Position Filing For Date Filed
Jerry McDonald City Council July 28, 2020
 Haley Pemrick Schubert City Council July 29, 2020
 Matthew Etheridge City Council July 31, 2020
Ryan Soller City Council August 6, 2020


 Additional Candidate Information
Name Jerry McDonald                                                            
Age  72
Address PO Box 159
Phone Number 952-253-1406
Email jamcdonald13@gmail.com
Website  
Occupation / Employer Attorney - Self
Office Sought City Council
Current Office Held City Council (2007-2020)
First Year Elected / Appointed Appointed 2007, Elected 2008
Previous Elected / Appointed Public Offices  
Date Filed July 28, 2020

Additional Candidate Information 
Name Haley Pemrick Schubert
Age 32
Address 7608 Erie Avenue
Phone Number 612-269-2228
Email haleyforchan@gmail.com
Website  
Occupation / Employer Logistics & Quality Manager / Quantum Controls, Inc.
Office Sought City Council
Current Office Held Park & Recreation Commissioner
First Year Elected / Appointed 2019
Previous Elected / Appointed Public Offices  
Date Filed July 29, 2020

 Additional Candidate Information
Name Matthew Etheridge                                                      
 Age 28
Address 419 Santa Fe Trail
Phone Number 952-457-0062
Email matt.lee.etheridge@gmail.com
Website  
Occupation / Employer Senior Engineer / Emerson
Office Sought City Council
Current Office Held  
First Year Elected / Appointed  
Previous Elected / Appointed Public Offices  

 Additional Candidate Information
Name                                                                  Ryan Soller
Age 31
Address 8051 Cheyenne Avenue
Phone Number 952-261-4962
Email rasoller@gmail.com
Website  
Occupation / Employer Account Management Leader / MatrixCare by ResMed
Office Sought City Council
Current Office Held  
First Year Elected / Appointed  
Previous Elected / Appointed Public Offices