What: Republican Seniors of MN meeting on Tuesday morning, October 3 when Chuck Slocum, former chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota, will present “What is Conservatism?” to help us better understand how the world of politics has changed and the reasons for the apparent rise of the conservative movement in America.
Republican Seniors of MN will also hear from two candidates for governor: Keith Downey, former House member from Edina and Republican Party chairman; and Jeff Johnson, former House member from Plymouth and current Hennepin County Commissioner.
When: Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 9:45 a.m. sign in; 10:00 a.m. convene
Where: Minneapolis-Richfield American Legion Post #435, 6501 Portland Avenue, Richfield (just north of the intersection of Portland and 66th Street)
NOTE: As explained in last month’s meeting notice, we are now charging a flat $5 fee per person, which includes a selection of beverages and small bagged snacks. If you are interested in a meal, you are most welcome in the dining room of the American Legion following our meeting.
Chuck Slocum was chair of Minnesota’s Republican Party during Watergate when the Party changed its name to Independent Republicans. Slocum remains a respected voice among Republicans, and his opinion pieces have appeared regularly in the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press and other local publications. He was interviewed for this MinnPost story that presents various views on today’s Republican Party. He is currently president of a management consulting firm.