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Candidate for Senate District 34

Maple Grove, Osseo, Dayton and Rogers

 

 

 

Hello everyone! 

Our campaign is in full swing and we need your help! 

Caucuses are just around the corner on February 25, 2020, convening at 7 PM. They will be held at Maple Grove Senior High. Plan to attend that night, and run to be a Delegate for Bonnie at the Senate District endorsing convention. This is the critical first step to our success in November 2020. If you have questions, please contact us. 

You can also make a donation now by clicking on the Contribute button. If you have not utilized your PCR (Political Campaign Refund) yet this year, Minnesota residents can contribute to my campaign and receive up to $50, $100 for married couples, back from the State. And on January 1, you can do it all over again!

Looking for other ways to help out? You can sign up to add your name to a public list of supporters, to door knock or phone bank, write postcards, walk in parades and host house parties. We are organizing house parties throughout the district. If you'd like to attend or host such an event, let us know.

I look forward to working with you to bring positive change to our community and our state.  

Thank you for your support

Bonnie Westlin

 

News

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:15 PM

Mass Shooting In Odessa, Texas

And yet another mass shooting that has thus far resulted in the deaths of 7 people. One remains in life-threatening condition. This is the 280th mass shooting this year, defined as 4 or more people wounded or killed.

Our kids are going back to school where they will practice what to do in an active shooter situation. We will ask our teachers to be prepared to put their lives on the line in such a situation to save our kids. Politicians will talk about “hardening” our schools, making them more like detention facilities than institutions of learning, providing a false sense of safety for parents while at the same time inflicting trauma and anxiety on our kids.

We will go about our lives each day feeling just a bit more vulnerable in public spaces—and for many, in their own homes where there is abuse happening. The death toll from suicide by gun will continue to rise and families will suffer their grief quietly, without the media attention that accompanies the catastrophic mass shooting events that happen somewhere in this country almost daily. 78% of gun deaths in Minnesota are suicide. That includes my best friend who died in 1991, may his memory be a blessing.

We are not impotent on this issue. There are things we can do to lower the risk, and therefore the frequency, of gun deaths and gun injuries that are an epidemic in this country. We do not lack the ability to do something. But our leaders lack the will. It is all political calculation, not political courage.

But the truth is that doing something about gun violence in this country does not require an act of political courage. Not when 90% of people support expanded background checks and other measures. It simply requires acting.

It’s time to #VoteThemOut.


Saturday, October 29, 2016 2:26 PM

Letter to the Editor Supporting Bonnie Westlin


Wednesday, October 26, 2016 7:12 PM

Star Tribune Candidate Statement


Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:43 PM

League of Women Voters/North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum

Candidate forum, Senate District 34


Monday, October 17, 2016 5:14 PM

SD 34 Candidate statements

Candidate statements for Senate District 34, printed in the Press News, serving Maple Grove, Osseo, Dayton and Champlin.

 

 


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