DFL St. Louis County 06

St. Louis County 06 is a strong unit of the Minnesota Democratic Farmer Labor Party providing organization and support for Local, State, Federal and National Democratic Endorsed candidates all across the heartland of the Iron Range in Minnesota.


Now that we made such grand strides in 2018, it is paramount that we continue to build on the BLUE WAVE and work toward more success in 2020.


 Here’s where to register & VOTE!!!  “Get Out the Vote

Come visit our Local St. Louis 06 Unit to get started:

Our new offices are located at:  214 E Howard St., Hibbing MN

Cathy Daniels, Chair – PO Box   494, Hibbing MN  55746

Cell:  612-747-0550



St. Louis County 06 Board:

Cathy Daniels, Chair

Cliff Tobey, Vice Chair

Samantha Lowen, Secretary

Lora Anderson, Treasurer

Peggy Donahue, Outreach & Inclusion Officer

Directors: Jess Anderson, Ben DeNucci, Nathaniel Dropp, Shaun Hainey, Roger Hill, Demetre Karahalios, Julie Lucas, Darcy Lucas, Bill Marchand, Nancy Melin, Ron Mortaloni, Michael Mortaloni & Gordon Smith.

MN State Central Committee Delegates that represent St. Louis 06: Cathy Daniels, Cliff Tobey, Roger Hill, Ron Mortaloni, Peggy Donahue, Julie Lucas and Michael Mortaloni. Nathaniel Dropp & Demetre Karahalios as alternates.

Our MN House Representatives

Julie Sandstede, Senate District 6 – DFL Representative MN House 06A:


email:  Julie4house@gmail.com



Dave Lislegard, Senate District 6 – DFL Representative – MN House 06B:


email:  lislegardforhouse6b@gmail.com






Julie Sandstede
Senate District 6 / St. Louis Co. 06 DFL Representative MN House-6A
Dave Lislegard
Senate District 6 / St. Louis Co. 06 DFL Representative MN House-6B

News & Media

Get the latest news from our team!

Our Upcoming Events

What’s happening in the St. Louis County 06 DFL:

November 20th – The next Democratic Candidate Forum from Atlanta Georgia –  Hosted by MSNBC & The Washington Post

November 23rd – Be Heard on Cannabis Hibbing – At the Hibbing Memorial Building at 2p.m.  – Hosted by Our MN House Representative Julie Sandstede & Majority Leader Ryan Winkler

Now thru November 3rd 2020 – We will be actively working to help elect the best candidates to local, state and national seats.  Please join us as we work toward getting out the vote for all of our DFL candidates.  Our offices are open Monday – Thursday 11:00 – 2, and Fridays 1 – 4+.  We will be starting evening phone banking and will post hours for that in the very near future.  We want to recognize all of the eligible voters in the St. Louis County 06 territory.  Please feel free to stop by and maybe lend a hand or help us knock on doors.  E-mail us at:  Info@IronRangeDFL.org for more details

Join us on FB:  IronRangeDFL  or Online at:  IronRangeDFL.org

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Buy a T-shirt to help support support building a vibrant future for the Range.

Front features: Hate helps no one, Love solves everything.  – Tom Rukavina


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February 25, 2020 – DFL Caucuses Statewide

– Help us work to “Get Out the Vote” and be a part of the process!  Contact us to get involved.  Call or e-mail:  pegedonahue@gmail.com or 218-750-0745


Hope to see you at the polls!!!

 www.sos.state.mn.us – Check out the Election Calendar for you & your family, your School District, your town(ship), your Organizing Unit, your Congressional District, State & National Elections.

“Remember, if you haven’t used it yet in 2019, you can apply for a Political Contribution Refund (PCR) up to $50 per individual and $100 per couple – give $50 or $100, get $50 or $100 back!”  Please give to your local party.  Easy support and complete reimbursement. 

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Please mark your calendars for 2020 DFL Events:

February 25, 2020 – DFL Caucuses Statewide

March 3, 2020 – DFL Primary Elections

March 17 – April 19, 2020 – DFL Organizing Units Conventions

March 17 – May 29, 2020 – DFL Senate Districts Conventions

April 23, 2020 – Resolutions must be submitted to the State DFL

May 2 – May 29, 2020 – DFL Congressional Districts Conventions

May 2 – May 3, 2020 – State Central Committee Meeting

May 30 – May 31, 2020 – State DFL Convention


Dedicating our hard work and efforts

In Memory of Our Dear Friend

Tommy Rukavina

August 23, 1950 – January 7, 2019

The legacy will live on in the many hearts and souls that he touched.

Rest in Peace Dear Friend, Neighbor and Noble Iron Ranger

Minnesota will miss your wonderful spirit and smile!