MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota DFL has voted to ban a man from ever getting the party's endorsement for any office under a new rule.
Nasri Warsame was hoping for a seat on the Minneapolis City Council. But after a Ward 10 convention took, led by Warsame's supporters, the DFL and launched an investigation.
The party voted last night to ratify a change allowing the DFL to ban anyone who engaged in violence from going to party events or get endorsements.
"The behavior that Warsame's campaign team and supporters engaged in at the Ward 10 endorsing convention was reprehensible, and today the DFL Party held their campaign accountable," DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin said in a statement.
hasn't responded to the DFL's actions. But the Star Tribune reports there is mounting concern from supporters that the party is "silencing" the Somali community.
for more features.