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Welcome to the DFL Senate District 57

The Basics

  • Senate District 57 was newly created in early 2022 as a result of redistricting based on the 2020 census.
  • Senate District 57 includes: the city of Elko New Market, New Market Township, Eureka, Credit River, and 18 Lakeville precincts.
  • Senate District 57 is divided into two House Districts: 57A and 57B.
  • Senate District 57 is often abbreviated “SD57”. When referring to the Democratic Party in this district we say “DFL57.” There is also a Republican Senate District 57 organization

Who We Are

Executive Committee


  • Michael Meyer
  • John Chatelaine
  • Jason Bonnett
  • Matt O’Hara
  • Megan Kelley
  • Jackie Craig
  • Andrea Hartwick
  • Sara Lofgren
  • Saviour Dimoh
  • Kandyce Thompson
  • Joan Bindner

SCC Delegates:

  • Chair: Veda Kanitz
  • Vice Chair: Phil Wilson
  • Michael Meyer
  • Matt O’Hara
  • Elise Smith-Dewey
  • Jean Baudwin

SCC Alternates:

  • Joan Bindner
  • Tami Sublette
  • Craig Edstrom
  • Seamus McDevitt
  • Abdi Warfa
  • Liz De La Torre
Lakeville Precincts

Senate District 57 Central Committee

  • All positions were elected at our convention on March 9th, 2024. Here are the elected postions in the unit. See the top of the page for the names of those elected.
    • Table Officers: Chair, Vice Chair, Outreach Officer, Secretary, Treasurer, Data and Technology Director and Communications Officer.
    • Directors: 12 directors are elected to 2 year terms at the SD57 Convention in even years.
    • Members of the CD2 Central Committee & State Central Committee if they live in SD57.
    • Precinct Chairs (elected to 2 year terms). Precinct Vice Chairs are non-voting members (but vote if their chair is absent).
  • Everyone on the DFL Senate District 57 Central Committee is a volunteer.
  • Click here to see the SD57 Resolutions, voted on and approved at the SD57 Convention, that were submitted to the State Convention
Elko, New Market
Credit River