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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Antonio Rosell announces candidacy for Minnesota House District 58B

For Immediate Release
May 10 2006

Antonio Rosell Announces Candidacy for Minnesota House District 58B

Antonio Rosell announced his candidacy for the District 58B seat at theState of Minnesota House of Representatives. The seat is currently occupiedby State Rep. Keith Ellison, who won the DFL endorsement to replace US Rep. Martin Sabo in Washington this last Saturday. Rep. Ellison was up for reelection this November.

In announcing his candidacy, Antonio Rosell said: "Our district and the people of our state have been well served by State Representative Keith Ellison, but as he prepares to go to Washington on our behalf his seat in the Minnesota House is open. I am stepping forward as a candidate for this seat because I believe I have the ideas, energy and passion to continue the work he has started, and to make a positive difference in our district, our city and our state."

Antonio Rosell is an urban planner and a civil engineer, and is founder and director of Community Design Group (, apeople-centered, asset-based urban planning, policy and design consulting group in Minneapolis. The focus of his firm's work is economic development, urban design, transportation planning, and community participation
processes. He also has first hand experience in small business development, having helped start up and manage Guayaquil Restaurant, a successful family-owned restaurant on Lake Street in South Minneapolis. He is a regular
guest lecturer at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute and writes a weekly column for Insight News.

You can find more information about Antonio Rosell and his candidacy by visiting his campaign website at:


Prepared by the Committee to Elect Antonio Rosell
P.O. Box 11193, Minneapolis, MN 55411