Our next State Senator.

Hi, I'm Aric Putnam.
I’ve been a teacher for more than 25 years, and I’ve taught right here in St. Cloud for the last 17 of them. I’m also a community volunteer, a proud dad, and an unbelievably lucky husband.
We all know that good teachers lead us to discover and pursue new opportunities. They help us make our tomorrows brighter than our yesterdays, because they can see beyond every student’s challenges to their potential. It’s time that we had representatives with that same vision. Our community deserves a State Senator who works for all of us.
Too often our politicians take us for granted, focusing on themselves and their party’s agenda rather than the people who elected them. Most of us want better lives for our friends, neighbors, and families, but our elected officials are often obstacles to progress rather than true representatives of our values.
I think we can do better.
In a time like this, when politics disconnects us from our neighbors and frustrates the necessary functions of our government, we must realize that citizen is not just a noun — it’s a verb.
To citizen is to participate in our community, know our neighbors, and work together to build the future we want to live in. It means holding our government accountable and enacting meaningful change. It means taking responsibility for our politics and for each other.
With your help, that’s the work I’ll do as your State Senator. Come citizen with us.
We hold events regularly to get to know each other and to discuss and take action on the issues that matter most to us. Join us!

Pride in the Parks: Clean-Up with Team Aric

Saturday, Sep 19th, 8:30 am to 2:00 pm

1725 W St Germain St, St Cloud MN 56301-4071

Join Team Aric as we pitch in during the St. Cloud Pride's "Pride in Our Parks" event this weekend! Before you head out for your shift, swing by our office parking lot to grab some coffee, a t-shirt or button (unless you've already got one), and a Pride sticker. After you're done cleaning up the parks, join us back at Team Aric HQ from 1pm - 2:00pm for a socially distanced outdoor grill-out. Aric will be working the grill to thank you for your efforts! --- Note: Trash bags, water, hand sanitizer, and plastic gloves will be provided, but feel free to bring your own work gloves if you've got a favorite pair! See Less

Make Calls with Aric

Saturday, Sep 19th, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Online via Zoom

Join Aric to make phone calls to voters! All are welcome, and training and scripts will be provided. Hope you can join us!

Make Calls with Aric and CD6

Tuesday, Sep 22nd, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Online via Zoom

Join Aric and the team from Congressional District 6 to make phone calls to voters! All are welcome, and training and scripts will be provided. Hope you can join us!

Make Calls with Aric and HD14

Saturday, Sep 26th, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Online via Zoom

Join Aric and State House candidates Tami Calhoun and Dan Wolgamott to make phone calls to voters! All are welcome, and training and scripts will be provided. Hope you can join us!