MN 5th Congressional District

Land of 10,000 Lakes (At Least Part of it)

by Zach Houle & Thomas Brostrom

Come Visit our District!

We have many places where you can visit and enjoy our music, theater, sports, or you can dine out on our famous cuisine. Our cities include Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, Richfield, Golden Valley, Crystal, Robbinsdale, and Fridely.

Places we Recommend you Visit while you are in our District.

Demographic

Minneapolis: White: 63.8%, African American: 18.6%, American Indian: 2.0%, Asian: 5.6%, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%, Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 10.5%.

St. Louis Park: 83.3% White, 7.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 3.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.3% of the population.

Richfield: 69.8% White, 9.2% African American, 0.8% Native American, 6.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.3% of the population.

Crystal: 78.1% White, 10.5% African American, 0.7% Native American, 3.9% Asian, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.5% of the population.

Robbinsdale: 76.5% White, 13.8% African American, 0.5% Native American, 3.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.

Golden Valley: 85.4% White, 7.1% African American, 0.4% Native American, 3.5% Asian, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

Fridley: 75.2% White, 11.1% African American, 1.2% Native American, 4.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.3% of the population.

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How We Voted

Since 1963 we have voted for the DFL (Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party) to the present. We stayed with democrat party for a very long time during the time we had Donald Fraser, Martin Sabo, & Keith Ellison.

Meet Our Representative: Keith Ellison

Born on August 4, 1963.Keith Ellison, the third of five sons, was born and raised Roman Catholic in Detroit, Michigan, by his parents Leonard Ellison (a social worker and a psychiatrist) and Clida Ellison.Ellison's youth was influenced by the involvement of his family in the civil rights movement, including his grandfather's work as a member of the NAACP in Louisiana. In November 2002, Ellison was elected to his first public office, as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives serving House District 58B. At the time he took his seat, his party was the smallest House minority in Minnesota history.During this session, Ellison was appointed to the Governmental Operations & Veterans Affairs Policy Committee, the Judiciary Policy & Finance Committee and the Local Government & Metropolitan Affairs Committee Keith has been the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district since 2007. He is a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL), Ellison is a co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and a Chief Deputy Whip, also notably serving in the House Committee on Financial Services. Ellison is the first Muslim to be elected to Congress. He is also the first African American elected to the House from Minnesota. His priorities in Congress are: promoting peace, prosperity for working families, environmental sustainability, and civil and human rights.
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Bills Keith Recently Endorsed

H RES 499: Condemning the Violation of Ukrainian Sovereignty, Independence, and Territorial Integrity by Military Forces of the Russian Federation

H R 3474: Hire More Heroes Act of 2013

H R 2126:To Facilitate Better Alignment, Cooperation, and Best Practices Between Commercial Real Estate Landlords and Tenants Regarding Energy Efficiency in Buildings, and for Other Purposes


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