2023 Elections

  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #115: Convention Time Is Here, Rethinking I-94, Election Day Coming Up Fast, A Hot Labor Fall, And More!

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #115: Convention Time Is Here, Rethinking I-94, Election Day Coming Up Fast, A Hot Labor Fall, And More!

    Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America Little Red Letter #115 Convention Time Is Here, Rethinking I-94, Election Day Coming Up Fast, A Hot Labor Fall, And More! The 2023 Annual Chapter Convention is upon us! Join us for the chapter’s first ever two-day chapter convention on Saturday, September 30 at 2:00PM on Zoom or at…

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  • Minneapolis DFL Turmoil

    Minneapolis DFL Turmoil

    On Saturday, May 13, the Minneapolis DFL held their Ward 10 endorsing convention. It would be forced to adjourn partway through as Warsame supporters began to physically confront and assault Chughtai supporters, with the convention becoming unsafe for all participants.

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #96

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #96

    Twin CitiesDemocratic Socialists of America Little Red Letter #96 Setting Directions, Labor Actions, and Debriefing Elections December General Meeting Recap There was a full schedule at the December 2022 general meeting. Starting with updates on how our chapter’s capacities are being developed, inspiring work being done by local YDSA chapters, and preparations by labor allies…

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  • Post-Election Debrief: Recentering After Two Years

    Post-Election Debrief: Recentering After Two Years

    On December 10th, Twin Cities DSA members met to discuss what is the role of electoral campaigns going forward. In light of the potential approval of the policy platform and chapter priorities proposals, we discussed how this work could advance TCDSA’s political vision, what the chapter is seeking from the endorsement process, how to build…

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  • Saint Paul Electoral Opportunities

    Saint Paul Electoral Opportunities

    There has been a quiet political earthquake developing in St. Paul over the past few years that you can hear if you are listening closely. Over the past decade, St. Paul went from a majority-homeowner city to a majority-renter city. As landlords began to put the squeeze on renters, activists started to fight back.   Two…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Newsletter #95

    Twin Cities DSA Newsletter #95

    The December General Meeting, Labor Actions, 2023 Elections (Already??) and More!

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  • Looking Forward to 2023 Elections in Minneapolis & Saint Paul

    Looking Forward to 2023 Elections in Minneapolis & Saint Paul

    A quirk in redistricting laws has the Minneapolis election season kicking off just eleven months after the City Council was sworn in. Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) incumbents Jason Chavez and Robin Wonsley launched  their re-election campaigns earlier in November. Both kickoffs emphasized the role of DSA elected officials in supporting working class movements across…

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2023 Elections Aisha Chughtai Amazon Anti-imperialism Association of Flight Attendants Book review Delta Delta Air Lines Democratic Party/DFL East Phillips Neighborhood Institute/EPNI East Phillips Urban Farm Electoral Committee Endorsements Environmental racism General Strike Three International Association of Machinists International Brotherhood of Teamsters Jason Chavez Labor MFT/ESP MFT59 Minneapolis Minnesota Uber/Lyft Drivers Association (MULDA) MN Governor Tim Walz Municipal elections Mutual aid National Convention Nelsie Yang Omar Fateh Political education Rent control Robin Wonsley Roof Depot Soren Stevenson St. Paul Starbucks Starbucks Workers United TCDSA Teamsters UFCW 663 Ukraine invasion 2022 Union Organizing United Auto Workers (UAW) Unite HERE Local 17 YDSA