Senate District 10

Our Mission: Aitkin and Crow Wing counties comprise Senate District 10. The Senate District 10 DFL (Campaign Finance Reg# 20849), a unit of the Minnesota Democratic Farmer Labor party, endorses and supports DFL candidates for our state legislative and senate seats.


Issues: See our Party platform (Ongoing Platform + Action Agenda) for issues that are important to us. A few of these issues are:

  • 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


Meetings: TBD


You can make a difference!

Get voting information and register to vote HERE!

Your vote is important!


Contributions: In order to support our mission and the basic principles of our organization, the Senate District 10 DFL Party (Campaign Finance Reg# 20849) needs your support. Donations can be made securely on-line by visiting our ActBlue Contribution page or can be sent to our mailing address. The Senate District 10 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 Senate District 10 DFL organizing unit
  • Mailings
  • Conventions
  • 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 Senate District 10 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 2018 – 2020: 

Stephen Samuelson (Brainerd) – Chair

Shirley Pick (Palisade) – Vice Chair

Lisa Foote (Baxter) – Secretary

Thomas Legg (palisade) – Treasurer

Tracy Lyons (Brainerd) – Outreach & Inclusion

Wayne Altonen (Ironton) – Director

Tom Besnett (Pine River) – Director

Sarah Dagg (Cross Lake) – Director

Roger Lynn (Cross Lake) – Director

Peter Neifert (Cross Lake) – Director

Jacob Niesen (Swatara) – Director

Eric Norquist (Brainerd) – Director

Bruce peck (Cross Lake) – Director

Sharron Ryappy (Brainerd) – Director

Martha Stenglein (Brainerd) – Director

Tiffany Stenglein (Brainerd) – Director

Erin Wagner (Aitkin) – Director


Resources

Accommodation Resources

Here you can find some recommendations as well as resources on planning unit events.

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DFL Party Documents

Here you can find the DFL Constitution, Official Call, Platform, and Action Agenda.

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Staff Directory

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 - partyaffairs@dfl.org Training Questions - training@dfl.org VAN Questions - voterfile@dfl.org PCR Questions - pcr@dfl.org

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