DFL SD47 appreciates all donations. We elect strong Democrats. 
What's on this DONATE page? (updated 8/1/23)

1 Donate online via Act Blue link.
Mail a check or give cash in-person. 
2 Donate directly to DFL-endorsed candidates
3 Get your $50 donation refunded to you. MN $50 PCR
4 DFL SD47 follows the rules of MN Campaign Finance Board.  The Federal Election Commission/FEC has rules for national candidates and national parties. 
5 Serve on our Budget Committee (Aug - Sept - Oct) for ages 16+; Serve as a neighborhood Treasurer ages 18+ in the role "Precinct Vice Chair" to collect cash at events.

You can use this link to donate to DFL Senate District 47: 

3 Ways to Donate to DFL Senate District 47

DFL= Democratic - Farmer - Labor party

1) Donate online via Act Blue:


2) Mail a check:
SD47 DFL, PO Box 25893, Woodbury, MN 55125

3) Go to an in-person Event & Donate cash - 
get Thank-You merchandise, like lawn signs or buttons.

 Your donation elects Democrats 
Want to DONATE directly to local candidates?

Re-elect Michelle Clasen for D5 Washington County Commissioner

Donate at 

Support Washington County Commissioner Michelle Clasen
in our mission for positive change!
Donate today to help all people in Washington County thrive. 
Areas of current focus are:
HOUSING. affordable and emergency housing,
MENTAL HEALTH. expanding wrap around services and mental health,
WATER. water conservation and education,
ENVIRO. reduce waste and upstream waste hierarchy,
TRAILS. connect Woodbury bike and pedestrian trails to the St. Croix River.

DFL SD47 voted to ENDORSE Michelle Clasen. 
Rep 47A Amanda Hemmingsen-Jaeger = Democrats Deliver! 

We delivered on promises for all Minnesotans and their families!
- Paid Family/Medical Leave for all
- Tax cuts
- Action to address Climate change
- Transformational investments in Education
- Increased Health care access
- Protected Reproductive rights

Donation link:  
Sen. Nicole Mitchell kept her promise to Voters
in 2023, 
passing legislation for:

* Reproductive Rights,
* Environment,
* Free & Fair Elections,
* Gun Sense,
* Public School Funding,
* Lgbtq Support,
* Veterans
* Projects for District 47

Donate Here:


Give $50 and Get $50 back every year. 
Use Minnesota's "Political Contribution Refund" 

Only MN Voters can use MN's $50 PCR program, which is for state-wide candidates or parties,  like the Democrats /DFL. 

What is this $50 PCR?

Did you know the amount increases to $75 PCR on Jan. 1, 2024? 

MN increased the $50 PCR to the $75 PCR starting Jan. 1, 2024. 
Proposed Minnesota House & Senate House File 1489 & Senate File 1405
Should we update to Donate $100 and receive a $100 Refund?

RE: The Minnesota Department of Revenue Political Contribution Refund (PCR)

Members of the Minnesota House of Representatives and the Senate sponsored legislation that would double the Minnesota Department of Revenue Political Contribution Refund (PCR) from $50/person to $100/person & $100/married couple to $200/married couple (filing a joint application.)

HF1489 = SF1405 passed, as amended to $75

The House Elections Finance and Policy Committee. Taxes Committee Among the Minnesota House sponsors of HF1489 - our own Amanda Hemmingsen-Jaeger DFL SD47 & Josiah Hill DFL SD33 Minnesota Senate File 1405 (SF1405) The Senate Health and Human Services Committee. The Senate Elections Committee. The Senate Taxes Committee.
MN increased the $50 PCR to $75 PCR. 
We Did it!
With Your Donation, We Elected (14) Democrats out of (14) candidates! 
DFLers flipped the Minnesota Senate, maintained the Governorship and kept the Minnesota House.

One of our biggest expenses is the Sample Ballot following the Candidate Endorsement Process. We mail a postcard with the candidates who won a 60% vote for Endorsement. Every senate district has about 80,000 citizens - who get the opportunity to meet at Caucus Night and three Conventions - to vote for top candidates. 

Senate District 47 (SD47) Helped Re-elect (5) State-wide offices:
General Tim Walz, Governor
Peggy Flanagan, Lt. Governor
Keith Ellison, State Attorney
Julie Blaha, State Auditor
Steve Simon, Secretary of State

SD47 Helped Elect MN Newcomers to the state legislature & county!
Nicole Mitchell Minnesota State Senator SD47
Amanda Hemminsen-Jaeger Minnesota H0use of Representatives SD47A Ethan Cha Minnesota House of Representatives SD47B
Washington County District 5 Commissioner Michelle Clasen

SD47 Helped Re-elect to National offices:
CD2 US Rep. Angie Craig
CD4 US Rep. Betty McCollum

SD47 participated in City of Maplewood DFL - to endorse for city council and mayor. 

3 Steps to get your MN Dept of Revenue Refund:

1 Donate $50 (or $100 per married couple) to DFL SD47
Donate online with Act Blue, Pay cash at an Event, or Write a Check to 
DFL Senate District 47, PO Box 25893, Woodbury, MN 55125

Our Treasurer will mail you:
a) Receipt and
b) PCR Form 

2 You mail the Form and Receipt to the MN Dept of Revenue
Full program details can be found here

3 You get a direct deposit or a check mailed to you.
It's that easy. 

This MN program does not allow you do get refunds for donating to local or federal candidates. 
Will you volunteer to help SD47 DFL follow MN "Campaign Finance Board" rules?

Do you like counting cash and keeping accurate records? We have entry-level Treasurer positions for Ages 18+ as Precinct Vice Chair. It's a fun way to socialize and help make our fundraisers a little more fun. If you are detail-oriented, check out

Watch the 30-min training module


or Read the 55-page rulebook by the Campaign Finance Board. 


Do you like Budgeting? We follow a 3-month Budget process in August, September and October, to get our final Budget approved in November.  If you like numbers, spreadsheets, pie charts, graphs and data visualizations and goal setting,  Ages 16+ consider joining our Budget Committee. 

Contact senatedistrict47@gmail.com with 1) the position you'd like (VC Treasurer or Budget)  and 2) one or two sentences why this interests you. 
MN Senate District 47 DFL