These pages are intended to help explain the structure and purpose of the parts of a political party in Minnesota, especially the Republican party.

Precincts are described and a link is provided to the Minnesota Secretary of State’s precinct finder.

What’s a BPOU?! Around here, it’s a county.

Delegates and alternates to district and state conventions are selected by state house districts.

The Republican party collects BPOUs into congressional districts for the next level of organization.

The state party is comprised of the congressional district organizations.

The national party is comprised of state parties.

Other Political Parties