The Minnesota Republican Party needs a new leader. But it’s a job few people want.
The federal indictment of a major Minnesota GOP donor on charges of sex trafficking minors set in motion a series of events that led to the ouster of party chair Jennifer Carnahan. The crisis in leadership comes on top of persistent financial troubles and a 15-year losing streak in statewide elections.
Reformer reporter Ricardo Lopez explains how Carnahan lost her grip on power and what’s next for the Minnesota Republican Party.
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Ricardo Lopez is the senior political reporter for Minnesota Reformer.