THE DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT IN Minnesota
MAKE AN IMPACT FOR DEMOCRACY
Democracy starts with each of us—and together, we can make a major impact when we speak up for what’s right. We know the ultimate power in a democracy is the people. We are powerful, fearless, ordinary Americans working together to build a democracy that works for us all.
Take action! Join in the democracy work of the organizations below:
- ACLU of Minnesota
- Clean Elections Minnesota
- Common Cause Minnesota
- FairVote Minnesota
- League of Women Voters of Minnesota
- NAACP Minnesota
- Restore the Vote Minnesota
- Take Action Minnesota
LEARN MORE ABOUT NEW VOTING AND ELECTION BILLS IN MINNESOTA
An online database created by the Brennan Center has all the most recent information on restrictive and expansive voting bills that are being proposed or have passed in your state. Make sure to stay up-to-date!
VISIT A ‘ONE-STOP-SHOP’ FOR ELECTION INFO: VOTE411.ORG FOR MINNESOTA
VOTE411 is a “one-stop-shop” for election information created by League of Women Voters. Get your Personalized Voting Information to find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, check your voter registration, learn ID requirements, and much more!
VOLUNTEER AT THE POLLS IN MINNESOTA
LEARN WHERE THE POLITICAL MONEY COMES FROM IN MINNESOTA
LEARN HOW DEMOCRACY REFORMS BECOME LAW IN MINNESOTA
Twenty-four states, including Minnesota, do not feature a process for citizen-led ballot initiatives. This means that a state legislator must sponsor a bill in order for it to be voted on to become law. This requires you to be in relationship with your state legislatures. Some tactics used in these states to pressure on them to act are community powered lobbying, marching, and nonviolent civil disobedience. LEARN MORE!
Minnesota DEMOCRACY REFORM AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS POSSIBLE TOO!
Learn more about the Freedom to Vote Act.
VOLUNTEER TO PROTECT THE VOTE!
Join Common Cause’s Election Protection program makes sure eligible voters know how to cast their ballots and ensure they are counted. Sign up to help voters — by monitoring polling places, contacting voters, watchdogging social media for disinformation, and more!
Tell MN Legislators: Voters want fair district maps!
For decades, the Minnesota legislature has failed to agree on fair maps, and the job has gone to the courts. Help pass legislation to put redistricting in the hands of citizens—not incumbents. Sign this petition to tell your legislators that you want districts drawn impartially—and not influenced by the majority party, major donors, or incumbents who want to gerrymander districts and pick their voters.
The Court plans do stretch to reach new numbers of districts that increase the numbers of BIPOC populations in majority minority BIPOC districts and opportunity districts.
VIDEO LINK & QUOTES from Today’s Media Briefing: What the Court’s Maps Mean for Minnesota’s Communities of Color
Anti-Gerrymandering groups provide analysis of court’s maps.If you have missed the briefing, click on the title to watch.