2014 Convention a Success!

SD65 DFL Delegates met on Saturday morning for our 2014 convention.  Thank you to our Convention Chairs Senator Sandy Pappas and Ilhan Omar and thank you to Brian P. Joyce for the photography.

What did our convention accomplish?

We endorsed our DFL Candidates for Minnesota House of Representatives – Representative Rena Moran (65A) and Representative Carlos Mariani (65B).  We look forward to seeing these two leaders re-elected to another term!

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Congratulations Representative Carlos Mariani

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Congratulations Representative Rena Moran



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State DFL Chair Ken Martin addresses the delegates

We elected delegates to the State Convention which will be held in Duluth May 30-June 1. This enthusiastic group of delegates will help endorse candidates for  Governor and US Senate, among others.

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Saint Paul Federation of Teachers President Mary Catherine Ricker encouraged delegates to donate to Central High School’s fund for low income student lunches and field trips.

We raised $370 to support low income students at Central High School who need help paying for lunches and field trips.

We elected our SD65 Executive Committee members – this group of volunteer leaders will be responsible for guiding our Senate District 65 activities not only through this election, but over the next two years as we prepare for the 2016 Presidential election.

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Newly elected SD65 Executive Committee members Pat Lindgren and Tom Brock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finally, we selected a slate of resolutions to be passed on to the State DFL.  These resolutions help our state party develop the ongoing party platform.2014 resolutions passed by convention

Thanks to the delegates and other volunteers who joined us on a Saturday to keep our democracy moving!

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Delegates Monica Dooner Lindgren and Miguel Lindgren. Thank you to all of the delegates!