Missouri marks a milestone this year in state politics. It is the first time in state history that all five statewide seats are held by the Republican Party: Governor, Lt. Governor, State Treasurer, Secretary of State, and Attorney General. Republicans are also the majority in the House and Senate.
Celebrating the future of the party, which was founded by President Abraham Lincoln, the Jackson County Missouri Republican Committee Annual Lincoln Day Dinner and Committee Fundraiser will be held on March 18 at Adams Pointe Conference Center (Just east of Independence Center) 1400 NE Coronado Drive in Blue Springs.
As the second most populous county in the state, Jackson County played an important role in the election of 2016 helping Donald Trump easily win the state by over 500,000 votes.
Jackson County Missouri Republican Committee Chairman Mark Anthony said that the event is part celebration of our 2016 success, part honoring of our 2016 volunteers and part preparation for continuing the work we have begun, this event will be special” stated Jackson County Missouri Republican Committee Chairman Mark Anthony Jones. “We have invited all of our 2016 statewide election winners to be with us for the reception and to speak at the dinner.”
For private reception ticket holders, doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the reception with statewide election winners. Following the reception dinner ticket holders should arrive at 6:30 p.m. for the dinner and program. The evening ends at 9 p.m.
On their Facebook page The Jackson County Missouri Republican Committee stated that
all donations go directly to covering the costs of but not limited to the following: The Logistical costs of the event, building up and improving the Jackson County Republican Committee infrastructure, the infrastructure includes such things as, Costs of a Full time HQ, operations, materials, recruiting volunteers like campaigners, admin staff, election judges, poll watchers, research, preparing for elections, formulate strategies to better position your candidates.
Your Donations also go to organizing future events some of which are complimentary and fundraisers to continue the ongoing process. The funds also importantly help us to better aid campaigns in all ways such as the costs of signs, literature, phone banking, and recruiting poll watchers, election judges during elections such as the election coming up in 2 years, 4 years, and beyond.
–By Dwight Widaman