February 14, 2020 Media

DFL Statement on the Retirement of Senator Paul Anderson

St. Paul – DFL Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement in response to the announced retirement of Senator Paul Anderson:

“The Minnesota DFL entered 2020 well-positioned to take back the State Senate thanks to the party’s strong fundraising and the widespread grassroots enthusiasm of DFLers across Minnesota. The retirement of Senator Anderson, one of our top targets, dramatically increases the odds of the DFL regaining our majority in the State Senate come November.

“I look forward to the day when DFLers are able to pass gun safety legislation, expand access to health care, and create a strong emergency insulin program without the obstruction of Senate Republicans.”

In 2018, DFLers swept Senate District 44 up and down the ticket: