Senate District 46 DFL

DFL Caucus Materials

Thank you to everyone who attended the SD46 central committee meeting last night and especially thank you to Vicki Wright and Claire for coming to talk about the caucus!

See important links below from our discussion:

DFL Caucus and Convention: What To Expect (great read for anyone looking to participate in this year’s caucus and convention including videos)

2016 Caucus and Convention Planning (materials for those putting on the caucus and convention)

Caucus & Convention Best Practices (slideshow)

Congratulations Youakim! Representative honored by League of Minnesota Cities

State Representative Cheryl Youakim (46B) has been recognized as a 2015 Legistator of Distinction by the League of Minnesota Cities.

Read more here:

Senate District endorses Flanagan for 46A


Senate District 46 Central Committee members from 46A unanimously endorsed Peggy Flanagan at the July meeting.  Ms. Flanagan is running unopposed for the Minnesota House of Representatives 46A seat that was vacated by Ryan Winkler in July.  For more information on Peggy’s campaign visit NeighborsForPeggy.Org.

Congratulations Peggy!


Also at the July Central Committee meeting, candidates for St. Louis Park School Board Jim Beneke, Nancy Gores and Joe Tatalovich received a Resolution of Support.

Congratulations Jim, Nancy and Joe!

June DFL Training Summit

Here is a link to all of the training documents from the June 20 DFL training summit:

Congratulations Peggy Flanagan!!!

Congratulations to Peggy Flanagan, the executive director of the Children’s Defense Fund – MN, who is running unopposed for the recently vacant MN House of Representative 46A seat.  A special election will be held November 3 to replace Representative Ryan Winkler.

MPR article

More about Ms. Flanagan


A Special Thank You to Ryan Winkler

 WHEN: Thursday, June 25th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 WHERE: Brookview Park, Small Shelter, 200 Brookview Parkway North Golden Valley, MN 55426

Please attend a “Goodbye” and “Thank-you” picnic for Ryan! This is a special thank you for Ryan Winkler’s support to SD46 and the people of MN. Grilled hamburgers, kosher hot dogs, and water will be provided. Please bring a side to share with others (salads, fruits, relish trays, chips, and desserts).

Please send this invite to others but please RSVP so we can plan and not waste resources. To RSVP, questions or offers to help, please email us at We hope to see you and your family there!


DFL Senate District 46

Thank You Representative Winkler Picnic

When: June 25 from 6-8pm

Where: Brookview Park, Golden Valley