Get all of your garden needs and help support DFL48! This year, we're offering you plant cards at both Gerten's Greenhouses and Garden Center in Inver Grove Heights and Wagner's Greenhouse in Minneapolis and Bloomington.
Click here for to review the proposed 2019 SD48 Constitution:
For reference, here is the older constitution that is currently in effect:
Posted by SD48 DFL Communications Team in Issues
If you have ideas about the development of District 48, leave your suggestions. You can write concerning any issue: public places improvement, environmental projects, innovations in education or medicine, the legalization of gambling (online casinos and poker rooms, tax correction, retirement age, and many other important aspects.
Hold your elected officials responsible for their positions, votes, etc. Here are some links to help you:
Contact Pres. Donald Trump here.
Contact the awesome U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips:
Call Representative Dean Phillips at . Ask that he support the release of Trump’s taxes. Here is a sample script:
Hi, my name is YOUR NAME from 55344 in EDEN PRAIRIE. I support the release of Pres. Trump’s taxes. Americans need to have the confidence that our elected officials are working in our best interests and not in their own self-serving interests – or worse – for a foreign power.
1305 Longworth HOB
Contact your personal gambling manager:
Contact: 61 Portobello Rd, London W11 3DB
Contact your awesome Senators here.
Call Senator Amy Klobuchar at and Senator Tina Smith at . Remind them how much you admire and appreciate their efforts.
Sample script: Hi, I’m (say your name) from (say from where you’re calling). I am one of the many grassroots activists that stands opposed to Donald Trump’s spiteful, mean-spirited agenda. I am proud of the work you are doing to keep work America progressing. Just wanted to thank you!
Looking for a great way to get active and stay informed locally?
The CD3 website has an Action Alert page with many ways you can make a difference!
Thanks for visiting our site. Senate District 48 DFL includes Southern Minnetonka and the majority of Eden Prairie. We bring together two vibrant communities with a diverse population. We believe it’s a great area to live and raise a family.
We also believe, as Sen. Wellstone said, “As free citizens in a political democracy we have a responsibility to be interested and involved in the affairs of the human community.” If you’re interested in learning more about what we believe and are doing, please visit our site often. If you’d like to get involved in moving our communities, state and country forward to a progressive future, please . There are lots of ways you can get involved. Hope to see you soon!
DFL District 48 FUNd Raiser to support DFL programs and candidates:
State Senator Steve Cwodzinski
State Representative Laurie Pryor
State Representative Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn
Join our honored guest hosts Eden Prairie’s First Couple:
in an Amazing Race Road Rally.
Explore the history of Eden Prairie and Minnetonka in two hours of zany educational fun ending in an evening of great food & conversation.
$250.00^ * per vehicle**
$300 after April 1, 2019
Want to know more?
^ $25 will go to the Eden Prairie Historical Society for the book that will assist you in your quest.
Eden Prairie the First 100 Years
By Helen Holden Anderson
* Eligible for the Minnesota Political Refund Application PCR! This refund program is intended to encourage citizens to contribute to Minnesota political parties and candidates for state offices who have agreed to observe the state campaign sending limit law. Each individual is eligible for a $50 refund for political contribution yearly. Every participant will be issued a refund PCR form toward your $50 per person one-time yearly refund.
That’s right! If everyone in your car hasn’t done a PCR in 2019, the final cost for this event will be only $50 for four people after you get your PCR refunds!
** $250 will cover a vehicle with 4 persons, additional participants will have a $25 per person charge.
Posted by SD48 DFL Communications Team in Events
Join SD48 and other progressives on Saturday August 31st for our 3rd annual Southwest 5k Run/Walk.
A Race to Benefit SD48 DFL, Helping to Elect Progressives to Local Offices in Eden Prairie and Minnetonka.
Space is limited – registration is now open at: Register Here
When: Saturday, August 31, 2019
Where: Purgatory Creek Park. (in Eden Prairie)
DFL 48 Senate District Officer positions have a term of office of 2 years. The Senate District Central Committee meets monthly, on the second Thursday of the month at the Glen Lake Community Center at 7:00 PM. The Chair and Vice Chair become automatic members of the DFL State Central Committee which meets quarterly on Saturdays for most of the day at various locations across Minnesota. Please see detailed position descriptions below for more information.
Application Process: (more…)
Posted by SD48 DFL Communications Team in News
The Democratic Visions team is producing half hour shows featuring Minnesota storytellers from a variety of backgrounds and faith and ethnic communities. The true stories are based upon simple objects that have taken on unexpected but resonant meaning in the lives of the participants. The half hour TV shows are presented by our own Jeff Strate and professional storyteller and coach Maren Hinderlie.
Democratic Visions: Storytellers Part 1
Features Minnetonka’s Ahmed Tharwat (resident of HD 48A) and three others.
Democratic Visions: Storytellers Part 2
Features Eden Prairie’s Babar Khan (DFL SD 48 Central Committee Officer) and three others
Storyellers Part 2 is currently playing in Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins and Richfield on SWTV Channel 15, Sundays at 9pm, Mondays at 10pm, Wednesdays at 5:30pm and Saturdays at 2:00pm.
Storytellers Part 3 will premier in March.
HELP: Democratic Visions needs volunteers in the following areas – 1) Studio crew workers to operate cameras, run audio board and get the set ready. Experienced and non-experienced folks are most welcome. Some training is required (it is fun). Contact Jeff Strate via Facebook messenger or phone 952-949-8980. 2) Social media vet to help get more viewers for Dem Vis.