The Platte County Central Committee met at the Platte County Resource Center on July 15.
Ken Hunt reported that the 34th District is still looking for sites for a district office.
Officers and Candidates: Ashly Aune reported that the legislature had just finished a special session. She said that it looks like Critical Race Theory would be pushed as a new hot button issue. One of the comments in the discussion was that this is a thinly disguised attack on public education and that people need to be aware. Ashley also noted that the Governor just signed the cybersecurity law that she had helped sponsor. There is likely to be a veto session in the fall.
Guest Lucas Kuntz, candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Senator Roy Blunt, gave a presentation that included his background as a lifelong Missourian, his educational background, military service, law degree and his work with the American Economic Literacy Project.
Guest Charles West, Candidate for Missouri’s 6th Congressional District seat currently held by Sam Graves, introduced himself and provided a list of the issues he finds most important.
Chair David Christian announced that Vice Chair Wanda Park was stepping down and asked for nominations for a replacement from the floor. Jamie Johnson was nominated and elected.
The Committee held a discussion about the Fall October 16 event at Aldridge Orchard. A save the Date notice has been sent out; details to follow.