2017 Caucus and Convention Info

April 4

Precinct Caucuses


April 22


Wards 4, 5, 7, 10

April 29


Wards 1, 8, 9*,11, 13

May 6


Wards 2, 3, 6, 12

July 8

City Convention*

Park Board at Large

Park Board Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Board of Estimate and Taxation


*Note the Ward 9 and City Convention dates have been changed

Caucus locations are now posted on the Caucus Convention Info Page

Ward Committee Meetings

Ward Committees are beginning to meet. 

Please check our Facebook page for Event Details.

Media List

We are compiling a media list for use during the Election Cycle. If you would like to be added to the list please send an email to chair@mpls.dfl.org

Donate now to the Minneapolis DFL

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2017 Candidates seeking DFL Endorsement

If you plan on seeking DFL endorsement and wish to be listed here please email chair@mpls.dfl.org

 Office Candidate(s)
Mayor Betsy Hodges 
 Nekima Levy Pounds
 Raymond Dehn
 Aswar Rahman
 Jacob Frey
 Captain Jack Sparrow
 Tom Hoch
 Jeffrey Sterling Olson
Ward 1 Jillia Pessenda
 Kevin Reich
 Zachary Wefel

Ward 2
Ward 3 Steve Fletcher 
 Cordelia Pierson
Ward 4 Barb Johnson
 Phillipe Cunningham
 Marcus Harcus
 Stephanie Gasca
Ward 5 Blong Yang
 Jeremiah Ellison
 Raeisha Williams
 Cathy Spann
Ward 6 Abdi Warsame
 Mohamud Noor
 Tiffini Flynn Forslund
Ward 7 Lisa Goodman
 Janne Flisrand
 Abbi Lodin
Ward 8 Andrea Jenkins
Ward 9 Mohamed Farah
 Alondra Cano
 Gary Schiff
Ward 10 Lisa Bender
Ward 11 Jeremy Schroeder
 John Quincy
 Erica Mauter
Ward 12 Andrew Johnson
 William Jaeger
Ward 13 Linea Palmisano
 Adam Faitek
Board of Estimate Carol Becker
 David Wheeler
 Meg Forney
 Bob Fine
 Russ Henry
 Mike Tate
 Devin Hogan
Londel French
 Scott Vreeland
PB Dist 1 Liz Wielinski
 Chris Meyer
PB Dist 2 Jon Olson
 Kale Severson
PB Dist 3 AK Hassan
 Abdi "Gurhan" Mohamed
PB Dist 4 Tom Nordyke
 Aron Lipkin
 Jeanette Colby
 Jono Cowgill
PB Dist 5 Steffanie Musich
PB Dist 6 Mike Derus
 Brad Bourn
 Hershel Ousley

Congratulations to our 2016 Endorsed School Board Candidates!

 District Candidate(s)
2KerryJo Felder
4Bob Walser
6Ira Jourdain
At LargeKim Ellison

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