About SD36 Republicans
We are the local Republican party of the Brooklyn Park, Champlin, and Coon Rapids area. The Senate District 36 Republican Party is a BPOU which covers numerous precincts. We host caucuses and conventions to endorse candidates.
We welcome all people who believe in a platform of limited government and individual liberty. We are a diverse group of people with many perspectives, ideas, and focus issues. We believe we create stronger and better solutions when we bring together a marketplace of ideas.
Learn more about our principles here: http://mngop.com/about/
Our BPOU Leadership
Chair - Peter Quigley
Deputy Chair - Karen Attia
Vice-Chair, Coon Rapids - Julie Shuckhart
Vice-Chair, Brooklyn Park - Mark Quigley
Vice-Chair, Brooklyn Park - Tom Bey
Vice-Chair, Champlin - Lorraine Coan
Treasurer - Kathy Manemann
Secretary - Cheryl Nyquist
The local party is your entry point into the political process.
- Attend the caucus and conventions
- Select and elect candidates
- Become a party officer and committee member, or volunteer
Are you in SD36?
Find your voting precinct: MN PollFinder
Check the map: SD36 Maps
Our organization is run entirely by citizen volunteers from your area. Join with your neighbors in the cause for individual liberty: Contact Us
Acronyms (From CD2 Republicans):
SD -Stands for Senate District. Each Senate District sends one Senator to the Minnesota Legislature.
BPOU - Stands for Basic Political Operating Unit. BPOUs are local political parties, and are assigned to individual senate districts or counties. The BPOU is the smallest unit of political organization and is the group you'll caucus with early in an election year. It consists of several precincts, but depending on population density it's geographical size can vary.
HD - Stands for House District. Each House District sends one Representative to the Minnesota Legislature. Two House Districts make up one Senate District.
CD - Stands for Congressional District. Each Congressional District sends one Representative to the US House. It consists of a number of BPOUs, and each BPOU sends delegates to help nominate a candidate.
RPM - Stands for Republican Party of Minnesota, and is the state governing body of the Minnesota Republican Party.
RNC - Stands for Republican National Committee and is the national governing body of the Republican Party.