Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Save the date--Thursday, July 7th for our Summer Pizza Party at Arcadian Moon Winery, I-70 and Highway 13 exit, Higginsville.


Mark your calendar now for our Lafayette County Republicans Summer Pizza Party!


Statewide and District Candidates to speak.



Thursday, July 7th
6:30 PM
Arcadian Moon Winery, 19203 Old Highway 40, Higginsville, MO

(I-70 and Highway 13 intersection, southwest corner)
Find them on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/ArcadianMoon


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The Independence Day celebrations will be over, so plan on stopping by for our summer event on July 7th. It's always fun. More information as we have it, but SAVE THE DATE now. 
Hope to see you then!

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Wood-fired pizza, delicious small plate appetizers, desserts, soft drinks and iced tea. Wine and craft beer cash bar.

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There is no charge for this event.

Paid for by Lafayette County Republican Central Committee, Heidi Kolkmeyer, Treasurer










Saturday, March 19, 2016

Caucus 2016--Pre-register before the April 9th county caucuses in Missouri.

 LAFAYETTE COUNTY REPUBLICAN CAUCUS 2016

All caucus participants must be strong and faithful Republicans. You may only participate in the caucus in the county in which you are registered to vote.

Skip the caucus-day registration line by pre-registering online. Simply fill out the registration form and show up at your caucus on April 9 with your photo ID.


Saturday, April 9th

10 AM

Lafayette County Courthouse
Circuit Courtroom, second floor
1001 Main Street
Lexington, MO 64067


Please come early to register if you have not pre-registered.

To pre-register visit the site below and sign up. You will need to certify that you are a strong and faithful Republican in order to caucus, and you will need to bring a Photo I.D.


PRE-REGISTER FOR CAUCUS HERE: https://www.missouri.gop/election-2016/


PLEASE READ CAUCUS RULES HERE:
http://www.missouri.gop/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/2016LocalRules.doc-1.pdf


PLEASE READ THE CALL TO CONVENTION HERE:
http://www.missouri.gop/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/2016calltoconvention-APPROVED.doc_.pdf


PLEASE READ THE DRAFT FOR CONSIDERATION AT COUNTY CAUCUSES OF THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN PARTY'S 2016 PLATFORM: "Reclaiming America's Future".
http://www.missouri.gop/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2016-Platform-DRAFT-FOR-CONSIDERATION.pdf


Sunday, March 6, 2016

Link to photos of Lafayette County Lincoln Dinner, held March 4th in Wellington.


Three representatives from the 21st Senatorial District presented Senator David Pearce with an engraved clock for his service to the District. From left: Rep. Joe Don McGaugh, Rep. Denny Hoskins, Senator Pearce, and Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer.

 Senator Pearce served as Master of Ceremonies.


 Lafayette County Lincoln Dinner 2016

Packed house!

What a great crowd, inspirational speakers, fun entertainment and delicious food! Doesn't get any better. Thanks to all the volunteers who helped us reach a record attendance and for all the work they did to make this special event possible. The event took place on Friday, March 4th at the Community Christian Center in Wellington, Mo. John Hancock, chair of the Missouri Republican Party, gave the keynote speech, a rousing talk on the importance of Election Year 2016, and afterwards he played ragtime piano for us. Great fun! Senator David Pearce, M.C. for the event, was honored as he is term-limited this year and presented with an engraved desk clock by Representatives in his 21st Senatorial District--Rep. Joe Don McGaugh, Rep. Denny Hoskins, and our Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer (53rd District





TO VIEW PHOTOS OF OUR 2016 LINCOLN DINNER...CLICK HERE! 


AND CLICK ON THIS LINK TO SEE A VIDEO AND HEAR MRP CHAIR JOHN HANCOCK PLAY A RAGTIME PIANO FAVORITE --12th Street Rag.
 CLICK HERE AND SCROLL DOWN.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS SOON: Don't miss our Lafayette County Lincoln Dinner on March 4th! Come join us as we enjoy a delicious dinner catered by Nadler's and have some fun with toe-tapping, live ragtime piano music. Also, this is a special opportunity to meet several of Missouri's statewide candidates and hear about their vision for the state. And meet local candidates at county, state representative and state senator levels as well. See you March 4th!

Lafayette County Lincoln Dinner 2016



Original Art by Harland Mieser
 Lafayette County Southern District Commissioner, retired. For several years Harland has donated his art to raise money for Lafayette County Republicans, and we are grateful for his service and help.







Date: Friday, March 4th, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM Reception and Appetizers
Dinner: 7 PM (Served by Nadler's Catering of Wellington)
710 W. Highway 224 (U.S. Highway 24 and 131)
Wellington, MO



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Make your reservations below and consider donating as a Host, Gold or Platinum sponsor of Lafayette County Republicans.


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• Master of Ceremonies: Senator David Pearce
 (21st Senatorial District)





• Welcome remarks
 and some rousing ragtime piano playing by 
John Hancock, chair of the Missouri Republican Party


• Door Prize and 50-50 Raffle. Silent auction, but no live auction.


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NOTE: IF INTERESTED, PLEASE BRING CANNED FOOD DONATIONS TO HELP THE FOOD PANTRIES OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY, A PROJECT OF THE LOCAL FEDERATED REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S CLUB.


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Event details for candidates: All candidates or immediate family members are encouraged to attend and give limited presentations. Surrogates will not speak but are encouraged to attend the reception and hand out literature or set up their own tables. Banners will be allowed with special installation restrictions.

Group or organization announcements will be allowed if arranged in advance.


How to make reservations:
Choice seating is limited. Please respond by February 25, 2016.  
( ) Yes, I/we want to attend the dinner. Enclosed is my $30 per person fee.
OR ( ) $500 Platinum Sponsor/8 tickets ( ) #250 Gold/4 tickets ( ) $100 Host/2 tickets.
( ) No, I/we cannot attend, but wish to support the local GOP and candidates
with the enclosed amount to offset dinner, advertising and postage costs.

NAMES: ________________________________EMAIL:___________________________
ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP: ________________________________________________________________
Donation over $100, please list where you work_________________________________________________________

Mail to Lafayette Co. Republicans, PO Box 42, Lexington, MO 64067.


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Statewide Candidates who have announced as Republicans so far. 

Official filing begins later this month.



FOR RE-ELECTION AS SENATOR OF THE UNITED STATES

Senator Roy Blunt





FOR GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI


John Brunner
Peter Kinder
Catherine Hanaway

Eric Greitens


FOR LT. GOVERNOR

Mike Parson
Bev Randles












FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL
Kurt Schaefer
Josh Hawley



FOR SECRETARY OF STATE


Jay Ashroft



Will Kraus




FOR TREASURER

Eric Schmitt







Friday, January 29, 2016

Election Year 2016 --What is happening and when in the State of Missouri.

ELECTION 2016

For more information about party rules, caucus information, rules and questions, please visit the Missouri Republican Party (MRP) website: https://www.missouri.gop/election-2016/.


DATE         EVENT                               ________ LOCATION

March 15    MO Presidential Preference  Primary -- Local Regular Polling Places

April 9        County Caucuses -- Counties determine own location.  
(In Lafayette County, Caucus will be held at 10 AM in the main courtroom at the County Courthouse, 1001 Main Street, Lexington, MO 64067. 

April 30    Congressional District Conventions -- CDs determine own location.
(In The 5th Congressional District, the convention will be held at 10 AM at Truman High School, 3301 S. Noland Road, Independence, MO. Check in begins at 8:30 AM. Park on south side of school and use south entrance.   

May 20-21  Missouri State Convention                     Branson, MO. 

July 18-21   RNC National Convention                     Cleveland, OH.