About Us

Senate District 31 includes most of Anoka County. It also includes parts of Isanti and Sherburne counties.

It includes the following cities, townships, (and city precincts):
Andover (Precinct 6), Athens Township, Bethel, Bradford Township, Columbus Township, Ham Lake, Linwood Township, Livonia Township, East Bethel, Nowthen, Oak Grove, Spencer Brook Township, Stanford Township, Saint Francis, Zimmerman


SD31 provides organizational support to local, state and national Democratic candidates. Creates and sustains interest in the Democratic Farmer Labor Party in our area. Fosters and promotes understanding of the issues and ideals of the DFL party. Provides a vehicle for participation in the Democratic process in our area.


SD31 Monthly Business Meeting

This is the monthly meeting for the members of the Senate District 31 Central Committee and other DFLers who want to know what’s going on in our area. This includes Precinct Chairs and anyone newly elected!

We meet at 7:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month, in the meeting room of Hidden Haven Restaurant and Bar.

20520 NE Polk St.
Cedar, MN 55011
763-434-4626

Map

Those who arrive early are encouraged to have an open discussion forum and to order food before the meeting starts at 7:00pm.


SD31 Party Leadership

Chair – Tom Paulson

(763) 670-5167

sd31dfl@gmail.com

1st Vice Chair, 8th District – Judith Schaubach

2nd Vice Chair, 6th District – Zarina Baber

Outreach Officer – Michael Schroeder

Secretary – Jim Hunter

Treasurer – Frank Scouten

State Central Committee Members

  • Tom Paulson
  • Judy Schaubach
  • Zarina Baber
  • Gary Oman

Anoka County DFL Delegates

  • Dorothea Lidinsky
  • Scott Thompson

SD31 Candidates

The following candidates are running for seats in Senate District 31 during 2020.

Brad Brown
Minnesota House District 31A
Susan Larson
Minnesota House District 31B

SD31 Monthly Newsletter

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

Mar 26 – SD 31 DFL Business Meeting 7:00 pm Hidden Haven CANCELLED

Apr 4 – SD 31 DFL Convention CANCELLED – replaced by online voting

Apr 23 – SD 31 DFL Business Meeting 7:00 pm Hidden Haven in East Bethel tentative

Apr 25 – State DFL will email ballots to SD31 Convention delegates and alternates

May 2-3 – CD 8 DFL Convention Hinkley Grand Casino in Hinkley

May 4 – Deadline for completing online ballots for SD31 Convention

May 9CD 6 DFL Convention Apollo High School in St Cloud 1:00 Registration

May 28 – SD 31 DFL Business Meeting 7:00 pm Hidden Haven in East Bethel

May 30-31 – State DFL Convention Mayo Civic Center in Rochester

Jun 25 – SD 31 DFL Business Meeting 7:00 pm Hidden Haven in East Bethel

Jul 23 – SD 31 DFL Business Meeting 7:00 pm Hidden Haven in East Bethel

Aug 13 – Minnesota State Primary Election

Aug 27 – SD 31 DFL Business Meeting 7:00 pm Hidden Haven in East Bethel

Sep 24 – SD 31 DFL Business Meeting 7:00 pm Hidden Haven in East Bethel

Oct 22 – SD 31 DFL Business Meeting 7:00 pm Hidden Haven in East Bethel

Nov 3 – General Election