Author: Jason Kocina

Join us at the Rice County Fair!

It’s almost fair time.  We’ll be at the Rice County Fair in the Commercial Building.   Our elected officials will be stopping in through out the week.  Be sure to stop by. Want to help out?  We are still looking for some volunteers to help man our booth. It is a great opportunity to get in front of the community, introduce them to our candidates and our ideas.  You can find more information here:...

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Legislative Update from the Representative Brian Daniels 24b

Greetings, Last week, I was very ill and unable to be in St. Paul at the Capitol. However, some of my legislative colleagues were able to step up and testify to the bills I had up in committee: HF 2356: presented by Rep. Tony Albright (Prior Lake) would continue funding to a pilot program established last session that provides post-secondary education options for young adults with mental disabilities. HF 2068: presented by my sister, Rep. Marion O’Neil, would establish a program called “Connecting with Kids.” This program would help the Somali youth living in Faribault to connect with the...

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Rice County Republicans Delegate Election Results

We elected 23 delegates yesterday to state and congressional districts. CD1 Delegates Bill Paulsen Jason Kocina Bill McCoy Brian Wermerskirchen Steve Cherney Travis McColley Alan Johnson David Gross Kathy Dodds Ivy Crill Zeb Weyrick Otto Luknic Elizabeth Shaver Janet Moline Rita Hillman-Olson Additionally we have 25 elected alternates. CD2 Delegates Bron Scherer Daniel Langenhough Tiana Wells Andrew Morales Aramis Wells Bruce Morlan Jeff Peterson Jeff Quinell Additionally we have 14 elected...

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Presidential Preference Poll

Tuesday, February 4th, you will be able to cast a preference ballot for a Republican candidate for Governor and US Senate, discuss changes to our platform, vote for delegates to your local Party convention (or be elected yourself!), and lay the foundation for the 2014 elections. By attending your local caucus, you are showing that you support Republican candidates and take your civic duty to participate seriously. By attending your local caucus, you make our Party much stronger. Thank...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Rice County Fair

    July 16 @ 4:00 pm - July 21 @ 10:00 pm
  2. BPOU Meeting @ Truckers’ Inn Faribault

    August 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Pizza and Politics

    August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. BPOU Meeting @ Truckers’ Inn Faribault

    September 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. BPOU Meeting @ Truckers’ Inn Faribault

    October 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. State Central Convention

    December 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  7. BPOU Meeting @ Truckers’ Inn Faribault

    December 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. 2020 Precinct Cauces

    February 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm