Municipal elections

  • 2023 Elections – How we did, how MN did, how the US did

    2023 Elections – How we did, how MN did, how the US did

    Twin Cities DSA endorsees Twin Cities DSA endorsed seven candidates this year: five were running for city council seats in Minneapolis, and two for city council seats in Saint Paul. We had an 80% win rate in Minneapolis and a 100% in Saint Paul. The one loss, heartbreakingly close, was also the only one running…

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  • News from other states, both good and bad

    News from other states, both good and bad

    From the state of Idaho, a new statute was recently passed by the legislature that literally strikes fear into our hearts and seems to indicate a slide toward a future resembling Margaret Atwood’s Gilead from A Handmaid’s Tale. The law creates a new crime, called “abortion trafficking.”  Here are the bare facts, as reported on…

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  • 2023: Building Worker Power in City Hall

    2023: Building Worker Power in City Hall

    Twin Cities DSA is pleased to announce that our 2023 electoral endorsements process has begun! Each endorsement is decided by membership and only happens with member participation. Candidates who share our vision are encouraged to read our endorsement process and submit their questionnaire by February 28th. Our Electoral Committee has been reflecting on the electoral…

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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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