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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…

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North Minneapolis Residents Want Change

Doug Daggett Says the Common Theme from Residents is “Broken Promises” Fifth Congressional District Candidate Doug Daggett continued his campaign in North Minneapolis on Wednesday by engaging with residents in the neighborhoods and at Shiloh Temple. Most of them are not satisfied with the continued lack of opportunity in their communities. “If any place has […]

Doug Daggett for Congress

Doug Daggett Outlines Strategy For Dealing With Ebola

Common-Sense Strategy that Protects Our People but Avoids the Hype Several threats are facing the country but Ebola has captured the attention of the media in a powerful way. Doug Daggett outlines a plan to rationally deal with the problem that goes far beyond Keith Ellison’s approach of playing down the danger. “My opponent would […]

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Doug Daggett Lashes Out at Obamacare Cost Spikes

Describes his Community Conversations with Hard-Pressed Job-Creators Candidate Daggett spent a large portion of his Monday (10/20/2014) on a tour of businesses in Robbinsdale and he’s hearing the same stories. Massive cost increases for health care premiums and in several cases, a reduction in benefits. It is a common theme for the people he has […]