About Us

Our Mission: The Aitkin County DFL,  a unit of the Minnesota Democratic Farmer Labor partyprovides organization and support for local, state, and national Democratic candidates, and provides a vehicle for participation in the democratic process.

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

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Meetings: The Aitkin County DFL Central Committee meets at 6:00, on the 4th Tuesday of every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov),  location to be determined (contact Chair for details). Everyone is invited. This is an open meeting to all area Democrats.

Contributions: The Aitkin County DFL (Campaign Finance Reg#20273 ) needs your donations to support our mission and the basic principles of our organization. Donations can be made on-line HERE or can be sent to our mailing address. The Aitkin 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 Aitkin County DFL organizing unit
  • Maintenance of an office during election years
  • Mailings
  • Conventions
  • Fair booth
  • Yard signs and other campaign materials

Thank you to those who have donated already.

Volunteer: The Aitkin 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.

Contact Information:
Aitkin CountyDFL
Bill Pick, Chair
49336 405 Place
Palisade, MN  56469
Eric Norquist: Webmaster

Executive Committee 2020 – 2022:


Bill Pick Chair
Susan Thomas Vice Chair
Sue Tange Secretary
Joel Hoppe Treasurer
Shirley Pick Outreach & Inclusion

Our Endorsed Candidates

Amy Klobuchar
U. S. Senator
Tina Smith
U. S. Senator
Quinn Nystrom
U. S. Representative - Congressional District 8
Steve Samuelson
Minnesota Senator - Senate District 10
Dale Menk
Minnesota Representative - House District 10A
Gaylene Spolarich
Minnesota Representative - House District 10B

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