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Doug Daggett is the Republican endorsed candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District, which includes Minneapolis, Richfield, St. Louis Park, Golden Valley, Hopkins, New Hope, Crystal, Robbinsdale, Brooklyn Center, Fridley, Columbia Heights, Hilltop, and parts of Edina, Spring Lake Park, and St. Anthony. He is challenging incumbent U.S. Representative Keith Ellison (DFL-Minneapolis).

Doug Daggett, 50, has a successful 27 year career in technology/software sales, most recently with an American software company where for the past 7½ years he was responsible for their business in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Doug resigned his position with the software company in June 2014 to dedicate his time on the important issues confronting the citizens of the Fifth Congressional District

Doug and his wife, Thu, are long-time residents of Minneapolis. Doug attended the public schools in Bloomington, graduating from Lincoln High. A graduate of the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota, Doug has done business and built successful relationships across much of the world including in London, Moscow, Kiev, Istanbul, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Riyadh, Johannesburg, Montreal, New York, and Davenport, Iowa. Read More…


North Minneapolis Requires Real Solutions

Doug Daggett Hearing of the Same Failed Policies Fifth Congressional District Candidate Doug Daggett met with community leaders and door-knocked in North Minneapolis on Wednesday. When he listens to residents he hears a common thread to all of their stories: “big promises, little change.” During the campaign, Mr. Daggett has interacted with voters all across […]


Fifth District deserves a new representative in Congress

Here they come again — characters who periodically come around when they need something from you. They woo you. They pursue you. They make promise after promise, assuring you they will follow through on their vows as long as you give them what they desperately want — your vote. I’m fed up with politicians showing up every few years promising they will fix the escalating problems in our district, and once we commit to supporting them, they vanish, until the next election, of course. Then the whole cycle repeats while we watch the problems intensify and the people continue to suffer. This election year is different for me because…