Here we need to:
Flip the State Senate
Flip the State House
Hold the U.S. Congress Seat
Hold the U.S. Senate Seat
Minnesota has been at the center of the conversation around policing in 2020, and is bound to have increased turnout.
We have a lot of opportunity here to fight for what's right.
Let's get busy.
This November, Democrats will need to flip a seat or two to win the chamber.
Here are 6 candidates you can contribute to: 2 to keep for Democrats, and others trying to flip a red seat.
MN-44: Primary Pending
This November, the Minnesota State House is up for grabs. Democrats need 11 seats to flip the chamber.
Here are 5 candidates you can contribute to.
MN-5A: John Persell (incumbent)
Persell is a moderate Democrat who walks the line in his purple state
This district contains a pivot county, which voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012, but then voted for Trump in 2016
This election was decided by 8 votes in 2018
2018: D+0.1, 2016: R+7, 2014: D+11
MN-54B: Kelsey Waits
Waits comes from the school board, where she worked to expand funding for diversity hiring and education, as well as entering the climate-progressive Solar Garden contract
This Republican stronghold was decided by 400 votes in 2018
2018: R+2, 2016: R+11, 2014: R+21
This November, the U.S. Senate seat belonging to Tina Smith will be up for reelection.
We need every Senator we can in the U.S. Senate. Let's go.
U.S. Senate: Tina Smith
Most recently, Senator Smith has introduced legislation to address mental health treatment in response to the over-funded police in her state
Minnesota is rated as lean-blue, but we can't take any Senate race for granted
Tina Smith won this seat in 2018, replacing Al Franken, who vacated his seat after sexual misconduct allegations