Convention Locations - 2004

These are the locations for the various DFL Conventions in Minneapolis in 2004. Delegates and Alternates to these are elected at the Precinct Caucuses on March 2nd, 2004.

State DFL Convention

Friday, May 22nd thru Sunday, May 24th at the Duluth Convention Center.
Questions see the DFL Party website at

National Democratic Convention

July 26-31, Boston, MA.

Past Events:

Minneapolis City Convention

Saturday, May 15, 2004 registration 9am, convenes 10am
Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN (downtown). Parking will be available in the nearby ramps at weekend parking rates.
      Agenda items: Endorse Candidates for 3 Mpls School Board Seats, Elect City DFL Officers, consider Constitutional changes.
      Convention Committees (Arrangements, Credentials, Nominations, & Rules) will meet on Tuesday, May 4th at 7pm at the Hennepin County Government Center Jury Assembly room.
Here is the Official Call to the 2004 Minneapolis DFL City Convention.
Here are the proposed Rules for the 2004 Minneapolis DFL City Convention.
Here is information about the Officer positions that will be filled at the 2004 Minneapolis DFL City Convention.
Information about candidates seeking DFL endorsement for those School Board seats is available here.
Questions call Brian Melendez, 612-766-7309, email:

Candidate Forums for Minneapolis DFL School Board Candidates

Two forums will be held to provide information about candidates. We will invite all known candidates who are seeking DFL endorsement for School Board to be present to speak and answer questions from the audience. These are free and everyone is welcome to attend and participate.
Thursday, May 6, 2004 7-9pm at Lynnhurst Park Rec Center, 1245 W. Minnehaha Pkwy.
Wednesday, May 12, 2004 7-9pm at Webber Park Rec Center, 4400 Dupont Ave N.
Questions call Brian Melendez, 612-766-7309, email:

Senate District Conventions

District Date & Time Location For more info:
58 Saturday, March 20
registration 9am
convenes 10am
Patrick Henry High School, 4320 Newton Ave N Caroline Duffy
59 Saturday, April 3
registration 9am
convenes 10am
Edison High School Auditorium, 700 22nd Ave NE Dan Kelly
60 Saturday, April 3
registration 10am
convenes 11am
Washburn High School, 201 West 49th St Gary Farland
61 Saturday, March 13
registration 9am
convenes 10am
*Sabathani Community Center Auditorium, 310 E 38th St Sue Ponsford
62 Saturday, March 20
registration 9am
convenes 10am
Roosevelt High School, 4029 28th Ave S Sheila Cracraft-Fehler
63 Sunday, March 21
registration 12noon
convenes 1pm
Richfield Intermediate School, 7020 12th Ave S, RichfieldDavid Weinlick

*61 Changed from Powderhorn Park due to the large turnout at Precinct Caucuses -- Powderhorn would be too small.

Hennepin County Convention

None scheduled at this time. (We have no Hennepin County offices on the 2004 ballot.) A convention will be called if needed.

5th Congressional District Convention

Saturday, April 17, registration 9am, convenes 10am
Columbia Heights High School, 1400 49th Ave NE, Columbia Heights (Directions: North on 35W to 694; west on 694 to Central Avenue; left (south) on Central to 4th stoplight (49th Ave) ; left on 49th Ave to top of hill.)
Questions call Erica Prosser, 612-889-7287, email:

Last updated on May 11, 2004