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Give $50 to Democrats & Get your $50 PCR Refund

We invite you to get Dark Money out of politics. Every MN Voter gets to choose how $50 from the Political Contribution fund gets spent. To make this happen, Give $50 to local democrats. Fill out & mail a 1-page form to Get $50 back!  Here's the Donation link:
$50 Political Contribution Refund

1 Donate to SD47 DFL - our local Democrats - by Dec 31, 2022
2 Our Treasurer mails you a receipt & form
3 Mail the form & receipt to the MN Dept of Revenue ASAP or by April 2023
You get your refund ~in about 30 days. 
DEM Sen. Warnock wins the Georgia election run-off 

Warnock wins the Dec 6 run-off election in Georgia.  The US Senate now has a Democratic Majority 51-49 legislators. Democrats can choose the Committee chairs and pass legislation more easily.  
We Won! What's Next? Gov Walz & MN Leg 

Dec 6, 2022 MN Govt Press Conference: Gov Walz, Sen Dziedzic, Rep Long & Rep Hollins explain their One Minnesota vision for 2023-24 Budget Revenue & Spending, Top Priority Laws, 2022 Bonding bill.

Watch Gov Walz
copy the link https://buff.ly/3h5RukE or click WATCH
Nov 2022 Budget & Economic Forecast projecting a $17.6 billion state budget surplus

Watch Sen Dziedzic, Rep Long & Rep Hollins
copy the link   buff.ly/3P5w2J0 or click WATCH
 
We Won! Show us the Money! 
Dec 6, 2022 MN Govt Press Conference: Jim Showalter/MN Management & Budget

Watch MN Budget office; $17.6 Billion surplus Jim Schowalter MMB 45 min. video a) strong Revenue Collections b) lower spending c) Net $5 Billion + unspent $7 Billion from 2022; d) expect $11 Billion new revenue forecasted. 
(One time Revenue of $11 Billion) + ($6 Billion ongoing Revenue) Copy the link  https://buff.ly/3Bf9Q9z  or  click WATCH 
news conference on release of the November 2022 Budget and Economic Forecast projecting a $17.6 billion state budget surplus
Coffee and Conversation
RSVP to Jim Vlcek at sd47CoffeeAndConversation@gmail.com

Join us - We meet twice per month,
Mondays  7pm -and- Saturdays  1:30pm
Order your favorite cup of coffee and let's talk for 30 min+ about current events.

Enjoy the holidays. We start again in January 2023

Monday night, Jan 9, 7pm Angelian's Cafe - tiramisu, anyone? 
Saturday afternoon, Jan 21, 1:30pm Jerry's Foods, 7760 Hargis Parkway, Woodbury, MN 55125. Topic is ISD833 School Board elections and local levy for buildings. 

We want to expand our coffee locations in 2023; Last year 2022 we met at two venues
Sat. Nov 12, 1:30pm at Jerry's Foods/Starbucks, 7760 Hargis Parkway, Woodbury, MN 55125
Monday night, Nov 21, 7pm at Target/Starbuck's, 449 Commerce DR, Woodbury, MN 55125

We meet for 30 min or more and discuss current events and issues. Photos show Senator-elect Nicole Mitchell stopping by after helping food shelf prep  for Thanksgiving and Sen. Susan Kent discussing journalism and social media. 
 
How do we contact our MN Legislators? 

Here's the link, for MN House, MN Senate

https://www.leg.mn.gov/leg/legdir

plus tips on writing letters to Representatives and Senators, finding out about bills, testifying at committee meetings, subscribing to publications, and  info on visiting the Capitol. 2023 Session begins Jan 3.
General Election results Nov. 8, 2022

Tues Nov 8 General Election results are posted on the MN Secretary of State Website.
www.MNvotes.gov
We will also list the links so you can look them up: 

Ramsey County
https://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/results/Index?ErsElectionId=149&scenario=LocalMunicipality&FipsCode=40382&show=Go

Washington County

https://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/results/Index?ErsElectionId=149&scenario=LocalCounty&CountyId=82&show=Gohttps://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/results/Index?ErsElectionId=149&scenario=LocalCounty&CountyId=82&show=Go

City of Woodbury, MN

https://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/results/Index?ErsElectionId=149&scenario=LocalMunicipality&FipsCode=71428&show=Go

City of Maplewood, MN

https://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/results/Index?ErsElectionId=149&scenario=LocalMunicipality&FipsCode=40382&show=Go

ISD622 Levy & School Board North St. Paul

https://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/results/Index?ErsElectionId=149&scenario=LocalSchoolDistrict&DistrictId=258&show=Go

ISD834 School Board Stillwater

These unofficial results are posted for other MN contests, too. 
Return LAWN SIGNS to our SD47 DFL-Endorsed Candidates! 

Or Request a Lawn Sign pick-up - use the same email where you got the sign.

Michelle Clasen Washington County District 5 
www.MichelleClasen.com 

MN House 47A Amanda Hemmingsen-Jaeger
https://amandaformnhouse.com/events/ and 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdxZHgkf4iLazucP5EvF9BnFBc1_EVya637YrD3u_qRryiD5w/viewform

MN House 47B Ethan Cha Doorknock
ethanchamnhouse.com

MN Senate SD47 Nicole Mitchell  https://www.mobilize.us/mobilize/event/483292/
www.NicoleMitchell.org 
THIS WEEK & NEXT WEEK:
 
Dec 3, 10am - 4pm Chaplin, MN. The MN DFL State Central Committee (SCC) meets quarterly, traveling to different regions across Minnesota. The next meeting is Sat. Dec. 3, 2022. Our SD47 Central Committee is allowed (6) positions on this board. 

Dec 31, 2022, before midnight. 
Give $50 and Get $50 back when you donate to SD47, using MN's Political Contribution Refund program. 

2023
Mon, Jan 9, 7pm Coffee & Conversation
Mon, Jan 16, MLK Jr. Day
Th Jan 19, 6:30pm SD47 Central Committee meeting. 
Sat. Jan 21, 1:30pm Coffee & Conversation

Questions? Email senatedistrict47@gmail.com 
Nov. 8 City of Woodbury Precinct 1-16  Polling Places 
Link to map on City of Woodbury, MN website:
https://www.woodburymn.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1391/Woodbury-P, recinct-Boundaries-and-Polling-Places?bidId=

1 Woodbury Baptist Church, 6695 Upper Afton Road
2 Woodbury City Hall, 8301 Valley Creek Road
3 Woodbury High School, 2665 Woodlane Drive
4 Woodbury Lutheran Church, 7380 Afton Road

5 New Life Church, 6758 Bailey Road
6 Bailey Elementary School, 4125 Woodlane Drive
7 King of Kings Lutheran Church, 1583 Radio Drive
8 St John Lutheran Church, 1975 St Johns Drive

9 Brookview Elementary School, 11099 Brookview Road
10 Central Park, 8595 Central Park Place
11 Lake Middle School, 3133 Pioneer Drive
12 Valley Crossing Elementary School, 9900 Park Crossing

13 Liberty Ridge Elementary School, 11395 Eagle View Boulevard
14 Five Oaks Community Church, 4416 Radio Drive
15 East Ridge High School, 4200 Pioneer Drive
16 St Ambrose of Woodbury, y 4125 Woodbury Drive

Nov. 8 City of Maplewood Precinct 10, 11, 12, 13 Maps

2022 Precinct Boundaries and Polling Locations (PDF)
2022 Precinct Map with Street Index (PDF)

The city of Maplewood approved redistricting and new 2022 Precinct Maps. 
Precinct 10 Justice Alan Page Elementary School, 2410 Holloway Avenue
Precinct 11 Beaver Lake Education Center, 1060 Sterling Street N
Precinct 12 Carver Elementary School, 2680 Upper Afton Road
Precinct 13 Lutheran Chruch of Peace, 47 Century Avenue S

Updated MN Voting Maps Feb 2022
Redistricting changed the boundaries in MN.
Click on the image below - for Senate District locations/demographics