We are the Democratic Party in Apple Valley, Rosemount, Coates, and the part of Lakeville between 160th and 180th and between Diamond Path and Flagstaff.

Our mission is to promote Democratic principles throughout our diverse community.

We do this by increasing community involvement, by supporting and electing DFL candidates in Senate District 57, and by raising funds to help our candidates win elections.

There are 2 House Districts with in Senate District 57, House Districts 57A and 57B.  See the maps below to find out which you’re in.  You can also visit http://www.mnvotes.org.

 

We are proud to be represented by Democrats in the MN Senate and in both of our seats in the MN House!  Thank you to our Senator Greg Clausen, and to our Representatives Robert Bierman (57A) and John Huot (57B).

 

DFL Senate District 57 Leadership Team:

  • Chair: Nancy Stroessner, nstroessner@hotmail.com
  • Vice-Chair: Bill Middlecamp
  • Outreach and Inclusion Officer: Linda Garrett-Johnson
  • Secretary: Judy Finger
  • Treasurer: Kyle Koch

Directors:

    • Ben Baglio
    • Susan Bergquist
    • Ruth Block
    • Liz Carlson
    • Kat Clausen
    • John Corcoran
    • Roger Gehrke
    • Roxanne Mindeman
    • Janet Rohlf
    • Frank Sachs
    • Mark Stroessner
    • Ken Wilson
    • Marcy Woodruff

Additional members of our Executive Committee are Felonise Pitchford, Fay Coggshall, Robin Conley, Brenda Rivera, and Linda Larson.


Learn more about the DFL

Updates and Calendar

Click here for our SD57 DFL calendar.


Upcoming Events

NCLICK ON THE CALENDAR ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ALL EVENTS.

 

SD57 DFL FALL FUNDRAISER

Mark your calendars & plan to attend our Fall Fundraiser! October 15, 5:30-8:30, Old Chicago, 14998 Glazer Ave. in Apple Valley.  There will be speakers, a silent auction, and a pizza & salad buffet.  $25, or $5 with a $50 PCR-refundable donation to SD57 DFL.  See you there!

 

PROGRESSIVE FRAMING AND MESSAGING WORKSHOP

When we talk about our messaging, at the top of everyone’s list is the notion that what we’re doing doesn’t seem to be working. We have to change the way we communicate, but how?

Come & learn at the Framing and Messaging Workshop, conducted by George Greene of Connections Lab, Saturday, November 9, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the DCUE Office, 6950 146th St. W., Suite 112, Apple Valley.

Get more information and register by clicking the button below.

 

CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETINGS 

Our monthly meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:15 (doors open at 6:45) at the Dakota County United Educators (DCUE) Office at 6950 146th St. W., Suite 112, Apple Valley.  Are you a Democrat who lives in Apple Valley, Rosemount, Coates, or Lakeville Precincts 16, 17, or 18?  Please join us!

 

MONTHLY PROGRESSIVE MOVIE NIGHT 

Free!  Come for a thought-provoking movie and discussion, the first Friday of every month at 7 p.m.(doors open at 6:30) at the DCUE office, 6950 146th St. W., #112, Apple Valley.  For more info, check our SD57 DFL Facebook page or contact Bill Middlecamp, billmiddlecamp@gmail.com.

 

2020 CAUCUS, PRIMARY, AND SD57 CONVENTION DATES & LOCATIONS HAVE BEEN SET!  MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION!

2020 Caucuses for Senate District 57: Tuesday, February 25 at Falcon Ridge Middle School

2020 Presidential Primary:  Tuesday, March 3 at your precinct polling place (or absentee vote).  Find out more at mnvotes.org.

2020 SD57 DFL Convention:  April 4 at Rosemount Middle School