High voter turnout for August Primary
Minnesota had the highest voter turnout in a primary since 1982, with DFL voters casting nearly twice as many votes as GOP voters for the governors race.
Date and Location Change for August Central Comm Meeting
Due to the primary election on Tuesday, August 14, we have moved our regular monthly meeting back one week. We will now meet on Monday, August 20 at 7pm at Perkin’s Restaurant in North Branch. We encourage you to spend the time you would have been at the meeting on August 13, calling or door knocking to get out the vote for the primary on August 14.
Great turnout at CD8 Candidate Forum
We had a great turnout at the CD8 Candidate Forum we hosted on July 19, 2018. All candidates running in CD8 were there and answered questions on a wide variety of topics, and several questions submitted by the audience. If you were unable to attend, watch the video below. You can click here to visit the candidates’ websites for more information. And don’t forget to vote in the primary on August 14!
SD32 Hosting CD8 Candidate Forum July 19
A candidate forum for the Democratic candidates for Congress in the Eighth Congressional District will be held on Thursday, July 19th at 7:00 p.m., at the Braham Event Center. The entire field of Democratic candidates has committed to attend, which includes Kirsten Kennedy, Michelle Lee, Jason Metsa, Joe Radinovich, and Soren Christian Sorenson. The forum will be hosted by the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party in Senate District 32, which consists of the majority of Isanti and Chisago counties. The candidates are competing in a primary that will be held on August 14, 2018, with the winner of the primary moving on to the general election on November 6, 2018. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and there will also be an opportunity to hear from local DFL candidates for the legislature. The event is free to the public, and light refreshments will be served. More information can be found here.
2018 Isanti Rodeo Jubilee Days Parade
Chisago-Isanti DFL and the women’s group, Women Thinking Out Loud, attended the 2018 Isanti Rodeo Jubilee Days parade, along with candidates Renae Berg.
2018 MidSummer Days Parade
Chisago-Isanti DFL attended the 2018 North Branch Midsummer Days parade, along with candidates Renae Berg and Jeff Peterson.
Are you Good at Waving?
Parade season is upon us, and we are looking for people to walk, ride – and wave! – in parades this summer. Please check our calendar for a list of parades we are attending, and the contact information for the parade.
No Endorsement at CD8 Convention
No candidate earned the endorsement at the CD8 convention in April. Four candidates are moving forward to the August 2018 primary. Check out the article from the MinnPost for a recap on the convention. Mark your calendars to vote in the primary on Tuesday, August 14, and visit our page on the 2018 Candidates for more information on the candidates.
2018 March For Our Lives
SD32 coordinated a local March for Our Lives in North Branch, on Saturday March 24, 2018, which drew over 100 walkers to support gun violence prevention measures. Click here to read the news article and photos from the march.
Candidates Endorsed for MN House of Representatives
At the SD32 convention in February, candidates for the MN House of Representatives for districts 32A and 32B were endorsed. Renae Berg was endorsed for District 32A, and Jeff Peterson was endorsed for District 32B. Visit our page on the 2018 Candidates for more information on each candidate.