Thirty four Local Leaders Endorse Keith Ellison for Attorney General

Local leaders represent communities across Minnesota, from St. Louis County to Rochester Township, including Mayors of Minneapolis and Saint Paul
 
Thirty four local elected officials join a growing list of more than 60 individuals and groups supporting Ellison for Attorney General

MINNESOTA – Congressman Keith Ellison today announced the endorsements of 34 local leaders in his campaign to be Minnesota’s next Attorney General. These local leaders – including Mayors, City Councilmembers, and County Commissioners – represent communities across Minnesota, from St. Louis County to Rochester Township, demonstrating growing statewide momentum for Keith’s campaign to be a People’s Lawyer, who will protect and defend the rights of all Minnesotans. Among the endorsements announced today are Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter. 
 
“Over the past two weeks, I have met with Minnesotans in communities across our state who are passionate about electing a fighter for the people to the Attorney General’s office this year,” said Ellison. “I am honored to have the support of these local leaders, who work hand-in-hand with their constituents every day to make our state a better place for working families.”
 
Since launching his campaign for Attorney General, Keith Ellison has travelled the state to meet with Minnesotans in more than 10 cities, including Duluth, Eveleth, Virginia, St. Cloud, Rochester, Albert Lea, Mankato, Faribault, and Northfield.
 
Below are the local elected officials endorsing Keith Ellison for Attorney General today:

  • Myron Bailey, Cottage Grove Mayor
  • Jim Hovland, Edina Mayor
  • Joanie Clausen, Golden Valley City Council
  • Steve Schmidgall, Golden Valley City Council
  • Shep Harris, Golden Valley Mayor
  • Marquita Butler, Brooklyn Center City Council
  • Linda Higgins, Hennepin County Commissioner
  • Debbie Goettel, Hennepin County Commissioner
  • Jason Gadd, Hopkins City Council
  • Steve Fletcher, Minneapolis City Council
  • Phillipe Cunningham, Minneapolis City Council
  • Jeremiah Ellison, Minneapolis City Council
  • Abdi Warsame, Minneapolis City Council
  • Lisa Goodman, Minneapolis City Council
  • Andrea Jenkins, Minneapolis City Council
  • Alondra Cano, Minneapolis City Council
  • Lisa Bender, Minneapolis City Council
  • Jeremy Schroeder, Minneapolis City Council
  • Linea Palmisano, Minneapolis City Council
  • Jacob Frey, Minneapolis Mayor
  • Dan Lund, Newport Mayor
  • Mary Jo McGuire, Ramsey County Commissioner
  • Maria Regan Gonzalez, Richfield City Council
  • Edwina Garcia, Richfield City Council
  • Simon Trautmann, Richfield City Council
  • Rachel Bohman, Rochester Township Board
  • Amy Brendmoen, Saint Paul City Council
  • Melvin Carter, Saint Paul Mayor
  • Steve Marchese, Saint Paul School Board
  • Patrick Boyle, St. Louis County Commissioner
  • Frank Jewell, St. Louis County Commissioner
  • Anne Mavity, St. Louis Park City Council
  • Tim Brausen, St. Louis Park City Council
  • Ted Kozlowski, Stillwater Mayor

These local officials join a growing list of more than 60 individuals and groups supporting Keith’s mission to be a fighter for working people and families as Attorney General. To see the growing list of those endorsing Keith for Attorney General, CLICK HERE. 

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