Press Releases from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Ken Martin Unanimously Re-Elected to Lead Democratic State Parties
Ken Martin was unanimously reelected President of the Association of State Democratic Committees (ASDC), the organization within the Democratic National Committee (DNC) that works to organize, coordinate with, and advocate for Democratic State Parties across the nation. Martin was first elected to lead the ASDC in 2017. In addition to this role, Martin also serves as the Chairman of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
DFL Party Leaders Call on Republicans to Correct Election-Related Misinformation Ahead of Biden Inauguration
Today, DFL Party leaders held a press conference calling on Minnesota Republican leaders to correct the election-related disinformation they have spread and say to their base, with no hedging or qualifying, that the 2020 elections were free and fair and that Joe Biden is the President-elect.
DFL Chair Slams Kistner for Inflammatory Language Urging Followers to “Fight Back to Protect America”
DFL Chairman Ken Martin slammed Republican Congressional Candidate Tyler Kistner for his inflammatory attacks on Minnesota’s elections and for encouraging “patriots” to “fight back to protect America.” Kistner, who lost his bid to unseat U.S. Representative Angie Craig by thousands of votes last November, filed numerous legal challenges seeking to throw out the results of a legitimate election and repeatedly called into question the validity of November’s results.
DFL Party Statement on Minnesota’s Republican Congressional Delegation Voting Against Impeachment
Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Chairman Ken Martin released a statement on Minnesota’s Republican Representatives voting against the bipartisan impeachment of the President of the United States for inciting insurrection.
DFL Party Calls for Reps Hagedorn and Fischbach to be Expelled from Congress
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is calling on the United States Congress to expel Representatives Jim Hagedorn and Michelle Fischbach for their oaths to support and defend the Constitution.
Minnesota’s Republican Members of Congress Partly to Blame for Violence in D.C.
Today, Minnesota DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin condemned Minnesota’s Republican congressional delegation for fueling the baseless conspiracy theories around the 2020 election that are at the heart of the numerous violent protesters taking place on the steps of the United States Capitol.
MNGOP BPOU Chair Threatens “Casualties” for Officials Upholding the Integrity of Elections
The Minnesota DFL Party is condemning violent threats issued by a Minnesota Republican Party BPOU Chair on the steps of the Minnesota Capitol. Alley Waterbury, Chair of the House District 53A Republican Party, used violent rhetoric to both encourage protesters to visit the homes of judges and elected officials opposed to efforts to baselessly overturn the 2020 election and to spur on the rioters in Washington D.C.
DFL Party Statement on Stauber’s Support for Overturning the 2020 Presidential Election
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement in response to Congressman Pete Stauber adding his name to an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit attempting to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
DFL Party Statement on Tom Emmer Backing An Attempt to Overturn the 2020 Presidential Election
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement on Congressman Tom Emmer’s decision to sign onto an amicus brief supporting the Texas Attorney General’s attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
DFL Party Statement on MN GOP’s Baseless Claims of Voter Fraud
Today, Minnesota DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin issued the following statement on the Minnesota Republican Party’s absurd claims of voter fraud.