Today, Republican Party of Minnesota chairman Pat Shortridge announced that presidential candidate Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) will speak at the upcoming GOP State Convention.
"I am pleased to announce that Congressman Ron Paul will be addressing the Republican State Convention in St Cloud on Friday, May 18, sometime in the evening following the conclusion of the US Senate endorsement."
Paul has already endorsed US Senate candidate Rep. Kurt Bills (R-Rosemount) ahead of the state convention endorsement contest.
Congressman Paul last visited the state for a series of town hall meetings and rallies prior to the precinct caucuses in February. A significant percentage of the GOP national delegates have pledged their support to Paul.
"Having the Congressman speak will highlight our common Republican purpose of restoring limited government and individual liberty by electing Republican candidates who believe in those core party principles,” said Shortridge. “It will also establish the Republican Party as the growing party that is welcoming new people and new ideas and preparing to be a long-term, conservative governing majority."