Our Mission: The Crow Wing County DFL, a unit of the Minnesota Democratic Farmer Labor party, provides organization and support for local, state, and national Democratic candidates, and provides a vehicle for participation in the democratic process.
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- Equal opportunities for everyone
- Quality affordable public education
- Workers right to organize and bargain collectively
- A clean, safe environment
- Taxes based on income / ability to pay
- The right to a secure retirement for everyone
- A national, single-payer health care system to provide full coverage for ALL citizens
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Meetings: The Crow Wing DFL Executive Committee meets on the first Thursday of each month, 6pm, at Wings Café, 16384 Airport Rd #7 (3.41 mi) Brainerd, MN. This is an open meeting to all area Democrats.. Call (218) 270-8030 for details.
Contributions: The Crow Wing County DFL (Campaign Finance Reg#20271) needs your donations to support our mission and the basic principles of our organization. Donations can be made securely on-line by visiting our ActBlue Contribution page or can be sent to our mailing address. The Crow Wing County DFL uses contributions to fund a myriad of activities. Our expenditures support the basic principles outlined in our mission statement. Some of the items we use your contributions for include:
- Contributions to candidates for use in their campaigns
- Operating expenses for the Crow Wing County DFL organizing unit
- Maintenance of an office during election years
- Fair booth
- Yard signs and other campaign materials
The Minnesota Political Campaign Refund (PCR)
provides refunds of $50/individual or $100/couple
per year for contributions made to Minnesota political
parties and candidates for state offices.
Thank you to those who have donated already.
Volunteer:The Crow Wing County DFL is always in need of your help. There are a number of tasks to be done during each election cycle and we are always interested in hearing from new people. Call or email us for more information.
Executive Committee 2020 – 2022:
|Tom Besnett||–||Vice Chair|
|Marcia Ferris||–||Secretary / Communications / FaceBook Admin|
|Kathryn Hegstrom||–||Outreach & Inclusion|
|Robert Nesheim||–||Director – Fair Booth Coordinator|
|Eric Norquist||–||Director – Technology / Website / FaceBook Admin|
|Gail Rach||–||Director – FaceBook Admin / Graphics Design|
|Betty Simenstad||–||Director – Fall Dinner Coordinator|
Training- Party Leader Check-In Calls
DFL Training Hub Webinar
Webinar Training hosted out of St.Paul, MN
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DFL Party Documents
Here you can find the DFL Constitution, Official Call, Platform, and Action Agenda.Visit
Here you can find a list of the current DFL Staff as well as their emails to get in contact. Here are some key contacts emails: Party Affairs Questions - firstname.lastname@example.org Training Questions - email@example.com VAN Questions - firstname.lastname@example.org PCR Questions - email@example.comVisit