Heart of the Party 2014 Performance by Keith & Rep. Frank Hornstein

Wednesday, February 28, 2014 Keith & Rep. Frank Hornstein w/ other DFL CD5 political leaders as they perform “Tangled up in Blue” at the CD5 Heart of the Party 2014!

Good Jobs Nation video thanking the Progressive Caucus for support! Get Out and Attend your Precinct Caucus A message from Rep. Keith Ellison for Somali Independence Day 2013

Keith celebrates Purple Rain’s 30th anniversary with acoustic cover

It’s been 30 years since the release of the Purple Rain, starring talented Minnesota native Prince. Check out my artistic interpretation of the title track in celebration of the anniversary.

No excuse needed to vote absentee in Minnesota

A new law, approved overwhelmingly last year, will allow voters to request absentee ballots regardless of whether they can get to their polling places on Election Day.

Minnesota delegation tries to halt controversial immigration move

Keith, along with Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, introduced legislation to prevent the moving of immigration agencies to locations inaccessible by public transit.

Volunteer of the Week: Eva Ichkhanian

When asked why getting involved in politics is important, Eva answers without hesitation: “Every conversation I have and every call I make that gets a person to the polls will make up for the one vote I am not able to cast,” says Eva.

Volunteer of the Week: Zach Sippy

When asked why getting involved in politics is important, Zach answers without hesitation: “People often complain that the only way to be heard is to spend money, but that’s just not true,” he says.

Lawmakers seek to stop racial profiling

Keith is backing House legislation that would forbid racial profiling, as well as other profiling based on religion, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.