Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
or (DFL) was created in 1944
when the Minnesota
Democratic Party and Farmer-Labor Party
merged to create the DFL. The party is affilated with the national Democratic Party
In 1954 Orville Freeman was elected the state's first DFL governor. Minneapolis Mayor Hubert H. Humphrey and Walter Mondale, who each served as United States Senator and Vice President of the United States were important members the party.