Doorknocks this Weekend – October 22 and 23

Enjoy the beautiful October weather and join your local legislators in supporting DFL legislators and candidates.
Saturday, October 22
Knock for Senator John Hoffman, District 36
Time: Meet at 9:15am, Knock at 10:00
Location: Meet at Senator Cohen’s Office- 2334 University Ave. W., St. Paul.

Sunday, October 23- 11:00am
Knock for Matt Little, Senate DFL Candidate for District 58, and House DFL Candidates Marla Vagts and LeAnn Weikle. Meet at Senator Cohen’s Office- 2334 University Ave. W. in St. Paul.

Sunday, October 23- 2:00pm
Knock for Steve Cwodinski, Senate DFL Candidate for District 28, and House DFL Candidate Laurie Pryor. Meet at 14525 Hwy 7 #345 in Minnetonka between Famous Dave’s and the general store.

RSVP to Cailin Rogers at cailin.rogers@gmail.com or 612-806-8737. Please invite a friend… this is a great way to get people who care about our democracy involved!

It’s Time to Rock the Knock!

The election is right around the corner! We need everyone’s help to turn out the vote for Democrats in our district and in outlying districts with tight races. Please join fellow SD64 democrats and our elected officials in one or more of the upcoming door knocking events! Training will be provided. This is a fun and easy way to make a BIG difference, meet new people and get some exercise to boot! We will be targeting likely democrat voters, providing information on early voting, and leaving campaign literature. Please invite a friend… this is a great way to get people who care about our democracy involved! For those who wish, following our out-of-district knocks will meet to compare stories and social at a local pub.

If you are unable to door knock (or even if you can) could you help us make phone calls to recruit others who can? We will provide you with a list of names and numbers to call. Contact Katie if you can help with this!

Here are upcoming Rock the Knock dates. Please RSVP here!

  • Saturday, Oct. 8th, 9 – 11:30 am… in our district. Meet at 2149 Goodrich Ave (home of Ed Martell)
  • Saturday, Oct. 8th, 11 am – 1:30 pm… in our district. Meet at 2149 Goodrich Ave (home of Ed Martell)
  • Sunday, Oct. 9th, 11 am – 4 pm… RED WING. Meeting location TBD
  • Sunday, Oct. 16th, 1:30 – 4 pm… WOODBURY, Meet at DFL Offices: 1740 Weir Dr., Woodbury, MN 55125

Please pre-register for these door knocking events!
Or contact our SD64 Field Coordinator, Katie Sterns (651-295-1730).

What is MiniVAN and why should you use it?

MiniVAN is the smartphone and tablet application (app) that lets volunteers easily and efficiently log data from door knocking and phone campaigns. It is very user-friendly and designed specifically for volunteers! SD64 Field Organizer Katie Sterns has trained several “I am not comfortable with technology” types and with a little hand holding at the beginning they are now excited about adopting it in their volunteer work.

The benefits to using miniVAN are many including:

  • information about the voter before you approach/contact them
  • maps and other useful information built-in
  • you don’t have to carry around all that paper
  • save trees!
  • cut down SIGNIFICANTLY on volunteer hours!

MiniVAN allows you, with a few clicks, to enter voter data DIRECTLY into the system without that added data entry step. This also ensures the data is in the system IMMEDIATELY so folks at the DFL have the most up-to-date information possible when they make campaign calls.

Katie will be available to help get you set up and into the MiniVAN system by appointment (it takes about 10 minutes) or come with your smart phone or tablet to a training session. MiniVAN Set-up and Training dates:

  • Thursday, September 29th, 4:30-5 pm at Sweeney’s, 96 N. Dale (Summit Hill neighborhood… just before the Erin Murphy Fund Raiser)
  • Tuesday, October 4th, 8:30-9 am at J&S Bean Factory, 1518 Randolph Ave. (Highland/Mac Groveland)
  • Thursday, October 6th, 9-9:30 am at Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Ave (St. Anthony Park)

For a private, one-on-one training contact Katie (651-295-1730).

Head to the Western Suburbs with Rep. Murphy this Sunday, October 2

Join Rep. Murphy as she heads west to help get out the vote for House DFL Candidate Ginny Klevorn in Plymouth and Laurie Pryor in Minnetonka. Please see below for details. If you can make it, please RSVP to Jessica Nyman.

Sunday, October 2 – Noon

Meet at Starbucks (16725 County Rd. 24, #201, Plymouth 55447). Ginny Klevorn is running against incumbent Sarah Anderson in District 44A. As a mediator, she has experience helping two parties find common ground and she hopes to take this skill to the legislature.

Sunday, Oct 2 – 2:30pm

Meet at 14525 Hwy 7, Suite 345, Minnetonka 55345. Laurie Pryor is running in District 48A which serves parts of Eden Prairie and Minnetonka. After Rep. Selcer announced her retirement from the seat, Laurie stepped up, running on a platform of improving our education and health care systems.

Doorknocks in SD64

Want to make sure we dump Trump and help Democrats win this election?

Join Representatives Pinto and Murphy, Senator Cohen and other committed DFL neighbors in two important “get out the vote” events, September 11th (next Sunday!) and October 8th. Sign up for a shift (or two!) for door knocking at homes of local, likely DFL voters. This is an easy and fun way to make a big difference! Please share this on social media and invite your friends! The more volunteers, the more impact we can make! Sign up now!

On Sunday (9/11) we will be meeting at the home of Eric Celeste, 1993 Lincoln Avenue. Look for the Pinto lawn sign and a rainbow flag. We’ll see you there!

Make sure to sign up here ASAP so we can plan ahead.

Weekend of Action – October 4 & 5

We have another Weekend of Action coming up this very weekend! Were making a big push as the election enters its final month, and we hope you can be there. Here are the times when we need volunteers:

Saturday, October 4

Doorknocking

10am-2pm
12pm-4pm
2pm-6pm
4pm-8pm

Phonebanking

10am-1pm
1:30pm-4:30pm

Sunday, October 5

Doorknocking

10am-2pm
12pm-4pm
2pm-6pm
4pm-8pm

Phonebanking

10am-1pm
1:30pm-4:30pm
5pm-8pm

All shifts will meet at the St. Paul DFL field office, 262 W University Ave, St. Paul 55103. If you have a question, or if you want to volunteer for a shift, please contact Anna at anna@mccollumforcongress.com.