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AMES, IA – The Republican Party of Story County announced today that Congressman Steve King will be the featured speaker for the sixth annual Judge Joseph Story Dinner. This special dinner will take place at Prairie Moon Winery in Ames on Monday, September 19, 2016 with doors opening at 5:00 p.m.


Special guests include State Auditor Mary Mosiman, Trump National Campaign Advisor Sam Clovis, Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kauffman, Republican Party of Iowa Co-Chairman Cody Hoefert, Republican National Committeeman Steve Scheffler, Republican National Committeewoman Tamara Scott, and local Story County Republican candidates.

“We are thrilled to give Story County voters a chance to hear about the upcoming 2016 election from Congressman King and key Republican Party officials,” said Brett Barker, Story County GOP Chairman.

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.

Those interested in being a host for the event may contact the Story County GOP Chairman Brett Barker at


Event Information

Judge Joseph Story Dinner featuring Congressman Steve King
Monday, September 19, 2016
Prairie Moon Winery at 3801 W 190th St, Ames, IA 50014
Doors Open at 5:00 p.m.
Dinner Begins at 6:00 p.m.


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.