Endorsements 2017-11-05T02:11:52+00:00

“Zack works in the best interest of our community. He listens to all viewpoints and he cares deeply about the future of Duluth and I am happy to support him for re-election!”

Mayor Emily Larson, State Senator

“He has the experience and the knowledge to continue to work on local progressive action. I believe Zack will continue to be an excellent partner in Duluth for our work at the capitol!”

Erik Simonson, State Senator

“I am very honored to receive the MN DFL endorsement for my second term! Proud to be supported by the party of Wellstone.”

– Zack

Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Endorsed

“No one has been more accessible and kept us better informed on issues facing the city than Councilor Filipovich. We look forward to his re-election and support his campaign 100%.”

Duluth Local Firefighters 101

“I give Councilor Filipovich a lot of credit for building a relationship between the city council and county board. With that relationship, we’ve worked to address economic equity and human development. I’ve known Zack for years and he has always been a team player.”

Patrick Boyle, St. Louis County Commissioner

“Zack Filipovich is genuine, hardworking, and honest. I believe in his patience and practicality as a councilor. He takes all policies seriously and works toward a better community for all.”

Elissa Hansen, Duluth City Councilor At Large

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Proud to be endorsed by two incredible organizations fighting for LGBTQ+ rights: Out Front MN and Stonewall DFL

Out Front MN & Stonewall DFL Endorsed

“I am excited to support Zack for his re-election to city council! Zack is a really genuine person who has fought tirelessly on behalf of the working people here in Duluth.”

Beth McCuskey, President, Duluth Central Labor Body

I am thrilled that Councilor Filipovich decided to run for re-election. I know he has the environmental commitment and experience to continue to be a voice for our city. I appreciate Zack’s work on environmental projects to lower our carbon emissions in Duluth.”

AJ Axtell, Environmental Program Coordinator, WLSSD

“I am very excited to announce that I have received the endorsement of AFSCME Council 5! The support of our public service employees means the world to me and I look forward to continuing to advocate for working people in Duluth!”

AFSCME Council 5

“The Teamsters know you will work to protect the rights of working men and women. We wish you great success.”

Teamsters, Joint Council 32

I work in the area of small business development. Small business growth in Duluth is on fire right now. Zack Filipovich is one of the reasons. He works with small business owners so he understands what it takes for them to be successful. I will vote to re-elect Zack to the City Council to keep the momentum going!

Greg Gilbert, Former City Council President

As a firefighter, it’s very reassuring knowing that we have a friend on the city council who is always looking out for our needs. Between coming to our departmental meetings and meeting individually with our leadership to discuss our needs, I know confidently that Zack is on our side.

Jon Otis, Duluth Firefighter


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