Nader General Election Campaign Organization, Minnesota

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Office: 715 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

State Coordinator
Danene Provencher
Green Party candidate for lieutenant governor in 2006.  In 2004 Provencher led the drive to get Nader on the Minnesota ballot.  In 2001 she organized the GPMN local in the third congressional district and in 2002 ran for Mound City Council, receiving 26 percent of the vote in a three-way race.  Active with the Green Party of Minnesota since 2000; she was a volunteer in the Nader/LaDuke campaign.  Provencher's activism goes back as far as the 1970s, when she helped with the Southern Landowners Alliance of Minnesota, a branch of the powerline protest movement.  She is a small business owner and single mother. 

Richard Buendorf GOTV Field Coordinator Minneapolis
Brian Prentis Regional Coordinator Austin
Joey Miller Regional Coordinator Duluth
Melody Spitz
Regional Coordinator Faribault
Bill DuBois Regional Coordinator Marshall
Mike Mlekoday Regional Coordinator Minneapolis
Nicholas Snavely Regional Coordinator Minneapolis
Danene Provencher Regional Coordinator Mound
Larry Bourdeau Regional Coordinator Nevis
Colleen Donley Regional Coordinator Perham
Mary Devitt Community Contact Minneapolis
Debbie Kitzmann Community Contact Minneapolis
Kristen Olson Community Contact Minneapolis
Tyrus Thompson Community Contact Minneapolis
Helen Miller Community Contact St. Paul
Andrew Friesen Campus Organizer, Bethel University St. Paul
Chad Tulp Campus Organizer, Inver Hills CC Inver Grove Heights
Kc Mcelroy Campus Organizer, Minnesota State University Moorhead
Eric Wood Campus Organizer, St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
Karla Schulz Campus Organizer, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Oct. 31, 2008 at 7pm - Ralph Nader at University of MN, Willey Hall, Room 175, 225 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455.  Suggested contribution: $10/$5 students.  8:30pm - fundraiser at the Nader/Gonzalez ‘08 Minneapolis office 715 Hennepin Ave, Downtown Minneapolis.  $100 donation (no corporate or PAC money allowed)

Sept. 4, 2008 - Super Rally at Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN.

Qualifying for the Ballot
To qualify to appear on Minnesota's ballot, state law requires submission of the signatures of 2,000 registered voters. The Nader/Gonzalez Campaign submitted around 4,000 signatures to the Secretary of State's office on Tues., Sept. 9, 2008.

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