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


    • 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


SD57 TOWN HALL with Senator Clausen, Rep. Bierman, and Rep. Huot: Monday, January 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Falcon Ridge Middle School, 12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd., Apple Valley.

January SD57 CENTRAL COMMITTE MEETING: Tuesday, January 28, 6 pm, Farmington Public Library, 508 3rd St., Farmington.

February PROGRESSIVE MOVIE NIGHT:  Friday, February 7, 7 p.m.(doors open at 6:30), 6950 146th St. W., #112, Apple Valley.

February SD57 CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING:  Tuesday, February 18, 6:00 p.m., Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount

CAUCUSES for SD57: Tuesday, February 25, , starting at 7pm, Falcon Ridge Middle School.

ALL PRE-CONVENTION COMMITTEES MEETING: Saturday, February 29, 10am, Robert Trail Library.

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

March PROGRESSIVE MOVIE NIGHT:  Friday, March 6, 7 p.m.(doors open at 6:30), 6950 146th St. W., #112, Apple Valley.

THE GREAT QUIZ BOWL & CHILI COOK-OFF, March 7, 4-7 p.m, 6950 146th St. W., Ste 112, Apple Valley.  Tickets available soon.

SD57 DFL CONVENTION:  April 4.  Start time:10 am.  Rosemount Middle School, 3135 143rd St. W., Rosemount.



Our monthly meetings are normally 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!  These are public meetings.  All are welcome.



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.