STORY COUNTY REPUBLICANS SELECT ADDITIONAL NOMINEES

Ames, IA — On Monday, August 15, the Republican Party of Story County reconvened a special nominating convention and selected two additional nominees for the general election. Current County Supervisor Martin R Chitty, of Nevada, has been nominated as the Republican nominee for the Board of Supervisors and Becky Jordan, of Colo, has been nominated as the Republican nominee for Story County Auditor.

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Martin Chitty is a long-time member of the Nevada School Board and currently serves as School Board President. “I’ve been honored to serve on the Board of Supervisors for the past two months and honor my friend Paul Toot’s legacy. I look forward to continuing to serve to the residents of Story County.”

Becky Jordan is an advanced financial analyst with a degree in Business Administration. “The auditor has the important role of being the taxpayer’s watchdog . I’m looking forward to bringing my extensive private sector background in financial management and auditing processes to county government.”

Martin and Becky will be joining other Story County Republican nominees on the November 8 ballot including Sondra Childs-Smith in House District 45, Representative Rob Bacon in House District 48, Representative Dave Deyoe in House District 49, Scott Schaben for County Supervisor, and Senator Jerry Behn in Senate District 24.

Bob Zany’s Is This Your Caucus Or Are You Just Glad To See Me? Show

Bob Zany's Is This Your Caucus Or Are You Just Glad To See Me? Show at The Talent Factory in Nevada, Iowa | January 29, 2016

Bob Zany with Magician Keith West & The Zanettes

Fundraiser for the Republican Party of Story County! Please join us for this special pre-caucus entertainment!

Comedy, Political Commentary, Magic, Illusions, Showgirls, and Surprises!

Friday, January 29, 2016
Doors open at 7:30 PM, show at 8:00 PM

Tickets: $25
Call (515) 382-0085 or purchase tickets online at iowatalentfactory.com

The Talent Factory
1114 6th St., Nevada, Iowa

2016 Caucus Locations Announced

Republican Party of Story County Announces Caucus Locations

The Story County GOP is proud to announce caucus sites for Story County for all Republicans to take part in the 2016 Iowa Caucus on Monday, February 1, 2016. Below is a list of designated caucus locations and individuals may only participate at the caucus site that is designated for their precinct. Registered voters can identify their precinct by looking at their voter registration cards; however, they are also able to confirm their caucus location by going to: https://www.iowagop.org/caucus-participation/

The caucus will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. and no one is allowed in that arrives late, so we recommend everyone arrive early to confirm their registration, re-register, or register for the first time as a Republican. This is a closed caucus, so only people that register as a Republican may participate in the GOP Caucus. Registration at all sites will begin by 6:30 p.m.

Further immediate updates can be seen at www.storycountygop.com.

INSIDE CITY OF AMES

Precinct Township Location of Caucus Location Address
1 Ames 1-1 Crossroads Baptist Church 57011 US Highway 30
2 Ames 1-2 Friendship Baptist Church – Sanctuary 2400 Mortensen Road
3 Ames 1-3 Harvest Vineyard Church 1627 South High Avenue
4 Ames 1-4 Elks Lodge 522 Douglas
5 Ames 1-5 Crossroads Baptist Church 57011 US Highway 30
6 Ames 2-1 Ames High School Band Room 1921 Ames High Drive
7 Ames 2-2 Somerset Clubhouse 2400 Aspen Road
8 Ames 2-3 Cornerstone Church-THE GYM 56829 US HWY 30 Ames
9 Ames 2-4 Cornerstone Church- So. AUD. 56829 US HWY 30 Ames
10 Ames 2-5 Stonebrook Church 3611 Eisenhower Ave.
11 Ames 3-1 Oakwood Road church 2400 Oakwood Road
12 Ames 3-2 Friendship Baptist Church – Fellowship Hall 2400 Mortensen Road
13 Ames 3-3 Lighthouse Outreach 112 S Sheldon Avenue
14 Ames 3-4 Middle School Auditorium 3915 Mortenson Rd
15 Ames 3-5 St. Andrew’s Lutheran Sanctuary 209 Colorado Ave
16 Ames 4-1 St John’s Episcopal Church 2338 Lincoln Way
17 Ames 4-2 Memorial Union-Campanile Room Union Drive
18 Ames 4-3 Memorial Union-Gallery Union Drive
19 Ames 4-4 Ames Women’s Club 106 S. Dakota Avenue
20 Ames 4-5 Cornerstone Church-THE BOX 56829 US HWY 30 Ames

 

OUTSIDE OF THE CITY OF AMES

Precinct Township Location of Caucus Location Address
21 Collins Collins Elementary Lunchroom 416 4th St., Collins
22 Franklin Gilbert Intermediate School 103 Mathews Dr, Gilbert
23 Grant The Talent Factory 1114 6th St., Nevada
24 Howard/Roland Roland-Story Middle School Gym 206 S Main, Roland
25 Huxley Ballard Common High School Gym 701 Ballard Drive, Huxley
26 Ind. Crk/Maxwell Collins/Maxwell High School Lunchroom 400 Metcalf St. Maxwell
27 Lafayette E-Free Church- Story City 524 Riverhills Dr., Story City
28 Lincoln/Zearing Colo-Nesco Elementary Lunchroom 407 Center St., Zearing
29 Milford Nevade Senior Center 1231- 6th Street, Nevada
30 Nevada-1 Gates Hall-North Room 825-15th St., Nevada
31 Nevada-2 Nevada Baptist Church 210 W 3th St., Nevada
32 Nevada 3 Nevada Baptist Church 210 W 3th St., Nevada
33 Nevada 4 Gates Hall South Room 825-15th St., Nevada
34 Nevada Township Nevada Middle School-Cafeteria 1035-15th St., Nevada
35 New Albany Colo-Nesco High School 919 W. St., Colo
36 Palestine Nord/Kalsem Ccenter 204 W. 5th Street, Huxley
37 Richland Nevada High School-Cafeteria 1001 15th St. Nevada
38 Sherman Colo-Nesco High School 919 West St., Colo
39 Slater Ballard Elem Lunchroom- Slater W 105 E Main St., Slater
40 Story City Roland-Story High School AUD. 1009Story St., Story City
41 Union/Cambridge Ballard East Elem./Cambridge 505 W 4TH St., Cambridge
42 Wrn/Mclsbrg Colo-Nesco Elem- Cafeteria 400 Latrobe, McCallsburg
43 Wash/Kelly Kelly City Hall-Kelly 1111 Grace St., Kelley

 

Breakfast with Governor Mike Huckabee this Monday morning!

We hope you can join the Story County Republicans for a special breakfast with Governor Mike Huckabee.  This breakfast costs only $8.00, which benefits the Story County Republicans, and will be held at the Oakwood Church at 2400 Oakwood Road in Ames from 8:30-10:00 a.m. this Monday, January 4, 2016.  Email me at georgehweston@gmail.com to RSVP for the event to assure that we have enough food and drinks for the event. We will accept checks and cash at the door. Even without a RSVP, you are still free to come and pay at the door still.  We hope to see you there!

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GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE TO HEADLINE ANNUAL STORY COUNTY GOP CHILI SUPPER

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Nevada, IA – The Republican Party of Story County announced today that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be the keynote speaker for the sixth annual Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper. This will be the second visit to Story County by the Governor of New Jersey. This special event will take place at Gatherings in downtown Nevada on Friday, November 13, 2015 with doors opening at 5:00 p.m.

Governor Christie defeated incumbent Democrat Governor Jon Corzine in 2009 and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2013. Prior to his election as Governor, Chris Christie served as a US Attorney from 2002-2008. Christie served as the Chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association from 2013-2014. During his tenure, states with Republican Governors increased from 29 to 31, including wins in deep blue states such as Illinois, Maine, and Maryland.

“We are looking forward to Story County voters having a chance to get to know Governor Christie,” said Jeff Ortiz Co-Chairman. “Our Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper is a very special event and we are thankful that Governor Christie will be joining us.”

The dinner is an annual tradition in memory of Wendy Jensen. Wendy selflessly dedicated countless hours volunteering for Republican causes from 2008-2011.

A limited number of early bird tickets for the dinner are available. Tickets will be $25 at the door.

Those interested in being a host for the event may contact the Story County GOP at chair@storycountygop.com.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit Eventbrite.

Event Information
Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper featuring Governor Chris Christie
Presented by the Story County GOP
Friday, November 13, 2015
Gatherings at 1024 6th Street, Nevada, IA 50201
Catered by Farmhouse Catering. A cash bar will be available.
Social Hour at 5:00 p.m.
Dinner Begins at 6:00 p.m.

Story County GOP Passes Resolution in Support of Defunding Planned Parenthood

AMES– At their regular meeting on September 21, 2015, the Republican Party of Story County Central Committee passed a resolution in support of defunding Planned Parenthood. Central Committeewoman Sondra Childs-Smith of Ames authored the resolution, which read:

“The Republican Party of Story County Central Committee resolves to call on both our state and national representatives for the immediate defunding of Planned Parenthood, utilizing every method and opportunity at their disposal, in order to prevent any future taxpayer funds from going to the killing of pre-born babies and the sale of their body parts.”

GOVERNOR JEB BUSH TO HEADLINE ANNUAL STORY COUNTY GOP DINNER

AP_jeb_bush_jef_150219_16x9_992Nevada, IA – The Republican Party of Story County announced today that Governor Jeb Bush will be the keynote speaker for the fifth annual Judge Joseph Story Dinner. This will be the first visit to Story County by the former Governor of Florida. This special dinner will take place at Prairie Moon Winery in Ames on Monday, July 13, 2015 with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.

Governor Bush was governor of the state of Florida from 1999-2007 when he cut taxes to a total of $19 billion—all while growing the state budget reserves by $8 billion, implemented the first statewide voucher program, created 1.3 million new jobs, and helped Florida achieve it’s first ever AAA bond rating.

“We are thrilled to give Story County voters a chance to see Governor Jeb Bush,” said Brett Barker, Story County GOP Chairman. “Governor Bush was a very successful and popular governor who instituted significant conservative reforms while Governor of the State of Florida.”

The dinner is an annual tradition to celebrate Judge Joseph Story. Judge Story served on the United States Supreme Court from 1811-1845 and is the namesake of Story County.

A limited number discounted advance tickets for the dinner are available for $30 by July 9.

A private VIP reception with Governor Bush will also take place at Prairie Moon Winery before dinner. There are a very limited number of tickets available for $100.

Those interested in being a host for the event may contact the Story County GOP Chairman Brett Barker at chair@storycountygop.com.

For more information or to purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.

 

Event Information

Judge Joseph Story Dinner featuring Governor Jeb Bush

Presented by the Story County GOP

Monday, July 13, 2015

Prairie Moon Winery at 3801 W 190th St, Ames, IA 50014

Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner Begins at 6:30 p.m.

Congressman King to join Governor Jindal at Story County GOP Breakfast

AMES– Congressman Steve King will be joining potential Republican presidential candidate Governor Bobby Jindal this Saturday, May 16 in Ames, Iowa for a special breakfast at 10:00 a.m. with the Story County GOP at the Oakwood Road Church located at 2400 Oakwood Road in Ames. Congressman King is a strong advocate for Iowa’s role as the First in the Nation in the presidential nominating process. As the long-time governor of Louisiana, Jindal has become a strong contender for the Republican primary for President of the United States for 2016. Also appearing will be the popular conservative talk show host Simon Conway from WHO. Tickets for the event, which also covers the cost of breakfast, will be $20 at the door and only $15 if pre-registered online at storycountygop.com.

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Also, 2012 GOP Iowa Caucus winner Senator Rick Santorum will be appearing on Sunday, May 17 for a special meet and greet in Nevada at Quirks Grill & Bar located at 835 6th Street beginning at 4:00 p.m. Santorum is a former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania that was a dark horse candidate in 2012 that made a strong showing in the Republican primary and is now exploring a potential second run at the presidency of the United States in 2016. Be quick to reserve your spot at the meet and greet.

“The road to the White House starts right here in Iowa,” said Story County GOP Chair Brett Barker. “We are excited to visit with Governor Jindal and Senator Santorum and these are great opportunities for Story County voters to get to know two high profile potential presidential candidates.”

All reservations for the breakfast with Governor Jindal and the meet and greet with Senator Santorum can be made at storycountygop.com. Also, those interested in becoming Century Club members of the Story County GOP may look at the website for details on becoming a member.

Governor Jindal Event Details
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Oakwood Road Church
2400 Oakwood Road
Ames, IA 50014

10:00 AM: Breakfast with Governor Jindal, Congressman King, and Simon Conway

Purchase your discounted advance tickets here!

Senator Santorum Event Details

Sunday, May 17, 201
Quirks Grill & Bar
835 6th Street
Nevada, IA 50201

4:00 PM: Meet & Greet with Senator Rick Santorum

Make sure to reserve your spot here!

SIMON CONWAY ADDED TO STAR-STUDDED STORY COUNTY GOP LINE-UP

AMES, IA – The Republican Party of Story County has announced the addition of WHO’s Simon Conway to a star-studded line-up of events on May 16 and 17. Mr. Conway will introduce Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana at a breakfast on May 16. Simon Conway is a popular WHO Radio talk show host. The Story County GOP will also be hosting an evening with Senator Rick Santorum on May 17.

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“The Story County GOP is excited to welcome one of Iowa’s most prominent conservative voices to our event,” said Chairman Brett Barker. “Simon Conway has one of the best shows on the radio and we are very thankful to have him join us.”

 

Governor Jindal Event Details

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Oakwood Road Church
2400 Oakwood Road
Ames, IA 50014

9:30 AM: Century Club Coffee with Governor Jindal and Simon Conway
10:00 AM: Breakfast with Governor Jindal and Simon Conway

Click Here for more information or to order tickets!

 

Senator Santorum Event Details

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Quirks Grill & Bar
835 6th Street
Nevada, IA 50201

4:00 PM: Meet & Greet with Senator Rick Santorum
5:30 PM: Century Club Dinner with Senator Santorum

CLICK HERE for more information or to order tickets!

STORY COUNTY GOP TO HOST EVENING WITH SENATOR RICK SANTORUM

Nevada, IA – Chairman Brett Barker of the Republican Party of Story County has announced an evening with Senator Rick Santorum. The event will take place at Quirks Grill & Bar in Nevada on May 17 at 4:00 PM. Senator Santorum represented Pennsylvania in the United States Congress from 1990 until 2006. He was the winner of the 2012 Iowa Caucus.

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“The Story County Republicans are looking forward to getting to see Senator Santorum,” said Chairman Barker. “Senator Santorum worked tirelessly to win the 2012 Caucus and Iowans are looking forward to catching up with him.”

Rick Santorum was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1990 and to the U.S. Senate in 1994, where he served two terms. Senator Santorum won 11 primaries and caucuses in the 2012 election cycle and was runner-up to eventual Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

Event Details

Quirks Grill & Bar
835 6th Street
Nevada, IA 50201

4:00 PM: Meet & Greet with Senator Rick Santorum
5:30 PM: Century Club Dinner with Senator Santorum

For more information or to reserve your tickets, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/story-county-gop-evening-with-senator-rick-santorum-tickets-16902658306.