While this website is up-to-date, you can find additional information about SD57 DFL at our website here.

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.

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Come & caucus on Tuesday, February 25!

  • Where? Falcon Ridge Middle School lower level.  Find your precinct number here.
  • When? Tuesday, Feb 25, Registration opens at 6:30 p.m., Caucuses convene at 7 p.m.
  • Why? Make your voice heard!
    • Bring your resolutions (for possible inclusion in the MN DFL Platform) to caucus where they will be discussed and voted on. Here’s the form.
    • Run to be a delegate to the April 4 SD57 DFL Convention where we will endorse candidates for MN House and Senate, elect our party officers (Directors, and Delegates to the State Central Committee), and elect Delegates to the May 16 2nd Congressional District Convention.
    • Run to be Chair or Vice Chair of your precinct.  These leaders helps organize, inform, and mobilize the Democrats in their precinct.
  • Who?  You’re eligible to participate in your precinct caucus if you live in the precinct, are a Democrat, and will be 18 years old by Election Day, November 3, 2020. If you will be 16 by Election Day, November 3, you may participate in proposing and voting on resolutions at your precinct caucus, but may not vote or run in elections.

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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.


Updates and Calendar

Click here for our SD57 DFL calendar.


Upcoming Events

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

February SD57 CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING:  Tuesday, February 18, 6:00 p.m., Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Followed by caucus convenor training at 6:45.

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

PRE-CONVENTION COMMITTEES MEETING for Arrangements, Constitution, Nominations: Saturday, February 29, 10am, Robert Trail Library.

PRE-CONVENTION COMMITTEES MEETING for Credentials: Sunday, March 1, 4 pm, Rosemount Caribou Coffee.

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.

 

CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETINGS 

Our monthly meetings are normally held the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:15 (doors open at 7) 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.

 

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.