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TAG | 100 Days
DFL kicks off ‘100 Days of Action’ across state, reaches out to almost 100,000 voters
Posted by SD48 DFL Communications Team in Gov. Mark Dayton, Joan Howe-Pullis, Our Candidates & Elected Officials, Secretary of State Steve Simon, State Auditor Rebecca Otto
Members of the Democratic Farmer Labor (DFL) Party marked 100 days until the Nov. 4 election with a weekend of volunteers taking action. DFL Chairman Ken Martin said over the weekend DFL elected officials, candidates, volunteers, and staff reached nearly 100,000 voters.
“The weekend’s pre-primary drive was unprecedented in Minnesota,” Martin said. “With so many boots on the ground, DFLers were able to reach out to voters not only about the upcoming primary and general elections, but about the new early voting options. This is a huge accomplishment.”
Official kickoffs for “100 Days of Action” were held with DFL leaders Sunday, July 27 at nearly 20 locations around the state. Martin appeared at the St. Paul “100 Days of Action” kickoff with State Auditor Rebecca Otto, Mayor Chris Coleman, and Gov. Mark Dayton.
“I can think of more than 100 reasons to make sure we re-elect Governor Dayton, Senator Franken and make sure we keep the majority in the Minnesota House,” Martin said. “We have to make sure we don’t take anything for granted because the stakes couldn’t be any higher.”
Martin talked about the progress made under DFL leadership in the past two years. There are more jobs than any other time in state history (160,000 jobs have been created since Gov. Dayton was elected); free all-day kindergarten will begin this fall; and Minnesota’s lowest-paid workers will receive a wage increase, impacting 137,000 children whose parents make minimum wage.
“We can make a difference in people’s lives,” Martin said, “let’s go out there and fight for that.” (more…)
100 Days · Audrey Britton · DFL · Joan Howe-Pullis · Laurie McKendry · Lyndon Carlson · Matt Gieske · Rep. Selcer · Sharon Sund · Yvonne Selcer