Press Releases from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Minnesota Lawmakers Pass Legislation Rejecting Racist Origins of Felony Disenfranchisement and Promoting Accessible Elections
Today, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement after the Minnesota Senate passed the Restore the Vote Act, which restores the right to vote to formerly incarcerated individuals.
Minnesota Senate Passes the Driver’s Licenses for All Bill, Ensuring Safety for All Minnesotans on the Road
Today, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement after the Minnesota Senate passed the Driver’s Licenses for All, which will grant legal driving privileges for undocumented immigrants.
Lies from the NRCC & Fox News Drive Violent Threats to Rep. Craig Shortly After Her Assault
Just days after Representative Angie Craig was assaulted in her apartment building, lies from the NRCC and Fox News led to a wave of violent threats against Craig.
DFL Party Launches the Wellstone Academy!
Today, the Minnesota DFL Party is announcing the launch of the Wellstone Academy, a paid fellowship that will train the next cohort of Minnesota political organizers.
DFL Party Statement on Mike Pence’s Visit to Minnesota
“Vice President Pence will never be anything more than Donald Trump’s most embarrassing lapdog. If Pence thinks his record of failure in the White House, his attacks on LGBTQ Americans, and his repeated efforts to cut Social Security and Medicare will help him win the presidency, he’s in for a very long two years.”
DFL Party Elects New Leadership Team
Today, members of the DFL Party State Central Committee gathered to elect new leaders of the Minnesota DFL Party.
DFL Party Statement on the Attack on Rep. Angie Craig
Today, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released a statement after news broke that Representative Angie Craig was assaulted in her apartment building this morning.
DFL Party Statement on Representative Omar’s Removal from the House Foreign Affairs Committee
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement after House Republicans voted to remove Representative Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee.
The DFL Party Raised Over $36 Million in 2022
Today the Minnesota DFL Party announced it raised $36,640,703.16 and spent $36,748,512.89 during 2022 between its state and federal accounts, making the DFL Party the top fundraiser and spender in the Minnesota political ecosystem.
DFL Party Announces the Hiring of a New Executive Assistant
Today, the Minnesota DFL Party announced the hiring of Madison Growe, who will serve as the new executive assistant to the chair of the DFL Party.