Dear fellow Republicans,
PRIMARY ELECTION TUESDAY, AUGUST 12th!
          
It is critical that we unite to defeat destructive one party Democrat control of Minnesota. All the BPOU Chairs in the 2nd Congressional District stand united behind our endorsed candidates. 
 
We ask you to stand with us and defend the Party endorsement.

 
The Republican endorsement matters because it ensures we have the best candidate who has the best chance of uniting all Minnesotans to put an end to the one-party rule that puts politics ahead of people.
 
We urge you to vote for:
  • Jeff Johnson for Governor
  • Mike McFadden for Senate
  • Scott Newman for Attorney General

Please consider making Get Out the Vote calls for our candidates:
Eagan Victory Office:
Address: 3090 Courthouse Ln., Eagan, MN 55121
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 1pm-7pm
Contact: Jesse Huber
703-969-9689, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lakeville Victory Office:
Address: 20779 Holyoke Ave, Suite 100,
Lakeville MN 55044
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 1pm-7pm
Contact: Hannah Holm
612-352-7707, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sign Up Online:
http://goo.gl/l5ECY1
Sincerely, 

Teresa Whitson
Chair, Goodhue County

Rob Yost
Chair, Scott County

Brian Keller
Chair, Wabasha County

Jason Kocina
Chair, Rice County

Larry Sachi
Chair, HD 52A

Sally English,
Chair, HD 52B


Jeff Schuette
Chair, SD 51

Chad Rediske
Chair, SD 54

Jackson Harvey
Chair, SD 56

Pat Staley
Chair, SD 57

Randy Pronschinske
Chair, SD 58
Vote August 12th!
To find your polling place go to: www.mngopvotes.com
 
Copyright © 2014 Republican Party of Minnesota, All rights reserved.
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Mike Gehl
Chair, HD58B

Stop by our booth in the red commercial building at the 2014 Dakota County Fair!

We'll have balloons for the kids and giveaways for the grown ups. Register to win one of two flags - one flown over the US Capitol, and one flown over the Minnesota Capitol.

http://www.dakotacountyfair.org/

Wondering when your favorite candidate will be at the Dakota County Fair?

(More to come as confirmations come in)

Wednesday 6-8 pm   Rep. Pat Garofalo (58B)
Wednesday 7 - 9 pm   Walter Hudson (Freelance political commentator and activist. He is a contributor to PJ Media, and host of the daily Fightin Words podcast.
Thursday noon-4           Drew Christensen (House Candidate, 56A)
Thursday 4-6 pm   Jon Koznick (House Candidate, 58A)
Thursday 7 - 9 pm   Walter Hudson (Freelance political commentator and activist. He is a contributor to PJ Media, and host of the daily Fightin Words podcast.
Friday 10-2 pm   Scott Newman (Candidate, Attorney General)
Friday 4-8 pm   Jon Koznick (House Candidate, 58A)
Friday 4:30 -6 pm   Conor McFadden (Son of Mike McFadden, Candidate for US Senate)
Friday 4-7 pm   Randy Gilbert (Candidate, State Auditor)
Saturday 10-noon   Jon Koznick (House Candidate, 58A)
Saturday noon-2 pm   Keith Downey (Chair, Republican Party of Minnesota)
Saturday noon-2 pm   Roz Peterson (House Candidate, 56B)
Saturday 2-6 pm   Rep. Anna Wills (57B)
Saturday 4:30 - 6   Dan 'Doc' Severson (Candidate, Secretary of State)
Saturday   Congressman John Kline (CD2)


For more information, contact Jessie at 612-352-7738, email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or just show up, at 3390 Courthouse Road in Eagan (55121).

The Path Forward
An Open Letter To Minnesotans
Keith Downey, Chairman, MN GOP


Republicans are said to be at a crossroads; but after traveling the state this past year I am more convinced than ever that the real crossroads are the choices facing our state and our country, and that the path forward for Republicans is to be found in one simple powerful fact:

Read more: An Open Letter To Minnesotans

For Immediate Release December 17, 2013

 

Campaign Finance Board Rules

Democrat Campaigning Illegal

$100,000 fine one of the largest in state history

 
The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board today levied a $100,000 civil penalty against the Minnesota DFL Senate Caucus for illegal campaign coordination with thirteen of their candidates in the 2012 election.
 
In its ruling, the Board indicated it also plans to fine each of the candidate’s campaigns, since properly reclassifying the expenditures means that the candidates illegally exceeded their campaign contribution and/or spending limits.  A total of over $300,000 in illegal contributions were not reported by the campaigns.
 
“Senate Democrats were so intent on winning at any cost and throwing huge money into the 2012 campaign that they played fast and loose in a big way,” said Keith Downey, Chairman of the Republican Party of Minnesota. “Even though it is over a year too late for the voters in these thirteen districts, and the ruling says nothing about the truthfulness of their ads, today’s ruling does at least provide a much needed check on their campaign financing tactics.”
 
Downey continued, “Many of the Democratic Senators on this list won their elections by narrow margins. We will never know how this illegal coordination would have impacted the results in these races and ultimately control of the legislature.  They cheated, they won, but at least they are being held accountable now.”
 
“We look forward to the Campaign Finance Board’s continued investigation and expect them to thoroughly examine each of the thirteen campaigns to determine the full extent of this wrongdoing,” Downey concluded.

By: Nick Winkler, KSTP.com

MNsure, the state's health care exchange, is vulnerable to a specific kind of Wi-Fi attack. We discovered this vulnerability during a simulated attack we ran recently.

MNsure denies it has a problem and blames users.

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS wanted to see how MNsure compares with other state-run health care exchanges, so we partnered with Mark Lanterman at Computer Forensic Services to test at least a dozen other exchange sites.

More than 41 percent of the sites tested passed, meaning they are not vulnerable to the type of Wi-Fi attack we simulated.
Like MNsure, more than 58 percent failed the test.
During the course of our investigation we also learned why the federal health care exchange might be running better.
It appears the federal government has relied on a couple of high-tech heavyweights for help, including Akamai and Google.

There's no length to which the Democrats in Minnesota won't go to distort and spin the truth to maintain power. Whether it's the deplorable MNSure enrollee numbers, the farm equipment repair tax debacle, or any of the new initiatives that are soon to surface in Governor Dayton's "unsession," what you hear from the Democrats should be fact-checked.

THAT's why the MNGOP launched TruthMattersMN.org,We WILL hold Democrats at every level accountable.  We will call out their lies, insults, and failed promises.

Article by: KEVIN DIAZ , Star Tribune

WASHINGTON – At least 140,000 Minnesotans who buy health insurance on their own are being notified that their plans will no longer be available under the new federal health care law, adding to the national furor over canceled policies that has overtaken the health care debate.

Read more: At least 140,000 Minnesotans will lose current health policies

By: Baird Helgeson

Minnesota taxpayers will pay $60,000 in legal fees for those who successfully fought an executive order by Gov. Mark Dayton calling for a unionization vote of home child care providers.

Read more: Taxpayers to pay $60K in legal fees for Dayton's failed unionization effort

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