Know the Parties

Become familiar with the various parties and their positions.

There are several political parties active in the state of Minnesota. Check them out.  Read their platforms. Sign up to receive their updates and action alerts. And then volunteer to support the campaigns of the candidates who reflect your priorities.

Constitution Party (Platform)
23078 21st Ave
St. Cloud, MN 56301
(763) 227-4359
(800) 354-8494

Democratic- Farmer-Labor Party of Minnesota (DFL) (Platform) (MN Senate DLF YouTube Channel)
255 E Plato Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55107
(651) 293-1200
(800) 999-7457

Green Party of Minnesota (Platform)
2395 University Ave W Suite #224
St. Paul, MN 55114
(651) 288-2820

Independence Party of Minnesota (Platform)
2486 University Ave W
St. Paul, MN 55114
(651) 487-9700

Libertarian Party (Platform)
1201 42 1/2 Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
(763) 561-8038

Republican Party of Minnesota (GOP) (2012 Standing Platform) (MN House GOP Update)
525 Park St #250
St. Paul, MN 55103
(651) 222-0022
(877) 467-6466

 

Elected officials can also be influenced by paid lobbyists.  The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board provides information about lobbyist expenditures.

And there are a remarkable number of Organizations concerned about public education including several with Legislative Agendas pertaining to public schools.