We also have never had a Black woman in the senate. There are five Black women running this year to change that. Our Latina representation is also in danger in the senate with the retirements of Senator Patricia Torres Ray and Melisa Lopez Franzen. So, we can do better.
We had an opportunity to talk with Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan. Here is some of what she shared with us about what she is proud of, on not going backwards, and on opportunities for cultural growth in Minnesota.