Endorsements

  • Amidst Working Class Progress, the Ruling Class Strikes Back

    Amidst Working Class Progress, the Ruling Class Strikes Back

    It’s been kind of a wild ride. It started with Victor Martinez, Minneapolis Ward 5  candidate for city council, accusing Twin Cities DSA (TCDSA) of sabotaging the ward’s DFL convention. Next came the disruption of the Ward 10 DFL convention by city council candidate Nasri Warsame and his supporters. This made it impossible for the…

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  • Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America Announces 2023 Endorsements

    Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America Announces 2023 Endorsements

    Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America (TCDSA) is proud to endorse seven candidates for the 2023 elections for City Council in Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #102: East Phillips, Union Strikes, Socialists in Office, and More!

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #102: East Phillips, Union Strikes, Socialists in Office, and More!

    Another eventful week, let’s start local. More stories to come in our featured news section. 

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #100: Developments in the East Phillips Fight, UMN Graduate Labor Union, and More!

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #100: Developments in the East Phillips Fight, UMN Graduate Labor Union, and More!

    Twin CitiesDemocratic Socialists of America Little Red Letter #100 Developments in the East Phillips Fight, UMN Graduate Labor Union, and More! For Minneapolis, the last week has seen rapid changes in the fight around the Roof Depot demolition. For more context, see the update written by Connor S featured below. TCDSA members came together Saturday…

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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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  • 2022 Midterm Elections: Twin Cities DSA Update

    2022 Midterm Elections: Twin Cities DSA Update

    We are fast approaching the midterm general elections on November 8th. Members have voted to endorse six candidates on the ballot across the metro. With less than a month left, let’s go over what Twin Cities DSA will be doing over that month, and take some time to talk about our candidates. The Month Ahead:…

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  • What has the Electoral Committee been up to? A lot, and you should get involved!

    What has the Electoral Committee been up to? A lot, and you should get involved!

    The Electoral Committee oversees the chapter endorsement process and campaigns for endorsed candidates.  It is currently working with the Steering Committee to develop the structure of elected official engagement and accountability. Everyone is welcome to our regular monthly meetings the first Sunday of every month at 2PM. This process only happens because members make it…

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  • Electoral Committee Update on Minneapolis Campaigns

    Electoral Committee Update on Minneapolis Campaigns

    With only a few weeks until November 2nd, the mailers have been flying fast, door knockers are everywhere, and with everything from public safety to rent control on the ballot, let’s take a brief look at the candidates and ballot questions Twin Cities DSA has endorsed. (All of them happen to be in Minneapolis this…

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  • Cut off! Canvassing as an Independent

    Cut off! Canvassing as an Independent

    Whether you love it or hate it, if you’ve canvassed for a liberal, progressive, or DFL candidate for office in the last few years, you’re probably aware of the Voter Activation Network (VAN). Grassroots campaigns can “make or break” on their ability to reach out to communities and connect with voters on the issues, and…

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  • Everything You Need To Know About Our 2021 Endorsements

    Everything You Need To Know About Our 2021 Endorsements

    With massive support from membership, Twin Cities DSA has endorsed four candidates in the 2021 Minneapolis Elections. All candidates are committed to the chapter backed measures for a meaningful rent control policy and department of public safety, and understand that change will require a broad, multiracial working-class coalition to create a Minneapolis for all of…

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