welcome to the otter tail county republican party

The Otter Tail County Republican Party serves to maintain and advance government according to the Constitution of the United States and to promote the objectives of the Republican National Committee and the Minnesota Republican Party. It welcomes the participation of all citizens in the county who are concerned with the implementation of honest, effective, and responsive government. The Party believes in equality of all as stated in the Declaration of Independence. It is committed to equal representation and opportunity for all and preservation of the rights of each individual.

meetings

The Otter Tail County Republican Party meets on the third Monday of each month at Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail. A general meeting is held from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. where county Republicans can discuss issues and hear from our elected officials, party leaders, and candidates for office. A Leadership Committee business meeting follows at 7:15 p.m. There is also an option for county Republicans and guests to join our meetings virtually. For more info and to get updates on any schedule changes, please email us. Click here for meeting materials.

donate

To donate to the Otter Tail County Republican Party, please mail a check to PO Box 159, Ottertail MN 56571. We will be accepting online donations in the near future. We participate in Minnesota's Political Contribution Refund and can assist you with the paperwork and process for this program.

social media

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

guiding documents

leadership committee

Management of the Otter Tail County Republican Party rests with its Leadership Committee, subject to the direction of the Otter Tail County Republican Party's Constitution and Convention; the Minnesota 7th Congressional District Republican Party's Board; the Minnesota Republican Party's Constitution, State Central Committee, and State Executive Committee; and applicable state laws.
  • Ben Anderson: Chair, Delegate to State Central Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Erik Vergiels: Deputy Chair, Delegate to State Central Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Tami Barry: Past Chair, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Lois Josefson: Vice Chair for Minnesota House District 8A. Alternate to State Central Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Tommy Merickel: Vice Chair for Minnesota House District 8B, Delegate to State Central Committee, Member of Finance Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Emma Rasmusson: Secretary, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Laura Merickel: Treasurer, Alternate to State Central Committee, Member of Finance Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Don Davenport: Regional Leader, Alternate to State Central Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Donavan Rasmusson: Regional Leader, Member of Finance Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Eric Yancy: Regional Leader, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • State Representative Jordan Rasmusson: Delegate to State Central Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • State Representative Mary Franson
  • State Representative Steve Green
  • State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen
  • State Senator Paul Utke
  • Mae Aasen: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Dennis Aksamit: Alternate to State Central Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Dawn Anderson: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Tim Barry: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • William Blasczyk: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Andy Bradrick: Alternate to State Central Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Susan Capouch: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Wally Cole: Alternate to State Central Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Marcia Huddleston: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Scott Kvamme: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Harry Merickel: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Shegitu Permann: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Dennis Poppenhagen: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Renae Rasmusson: Delegate to District & State Conventions, Member of Finance Committee
  • Tom Rasmusson: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Corey Ronning: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Debbie Smith: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Betty Staebler: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Jon Staebler: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Harold Stanislawski: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Christian Stock: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • John Waller III: Alternate to State Central Committee, Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Karen Waller: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • John Wright: Delegate to District & State Conventions
  • Karen Wright: Delegate to District & State Conventions

elected officials

republican party officials

Otter Tail County Republican party

Ben Anderson, Chair

218-443-6002

benandersongop@protonmail.com