While we were on the ground a year and half before our first elections in Minnesota, it was still an uphill battle in the state.
We saw the opportunity for a new trifecta by ending rightwing control of the Minnesota Senate, but the House was in the crosshairs of the rightwing, who saw the opportunity for unified control of the legislature.
Our investment and tactics helped to hold the House and flip the Senate to create the first Democratic trifecta since 2014. And Minnesota’s legislative majorities immediately got to work, introducing more policies in the first month of the 2023 sessions than in the first month of the past six sessions combined.
In just the first months of the 2023 legislative session, majority lawmakers have used their new governing power in Minnesota to:
The margins for our victories in Minnesota were razor-thin:
We started on the path to these hard-won victories in 2021. It’s time to get to work to protect crucial governing power in the Minnesota House ahead of 2024.
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Giving Circles raised TSP’s first Minnesota investment — long before most people were thinking about giving political dollars. This kind of early investment was unprecedented in Minnesota, and the outcomes were phenomenal.