About SD57 Republicans

The SD57 Republicans is the official political unit of the Minnesota Republican Party that represents the interests of Republicans in the cities of Apple Valley, Rosemount, Coates and portions of north east Lakeville.

Map of Minnesota Senate District 57

Our purpose is to endorse, support and elect Republicans to fight for our rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness in our local, regional, state, and national governments. We pursue this goal by educating the citizens in the local area and supporting our local candidates with volunteers, funding, and encouragement.

Our leaders are elected by our members every two years.  Our current officers are:

SD57 Chair Sharon Peterson
SD57 Deputy Chair Jim Peterson
SD57 Secretary Kevin Ecker
SD57 Treasurer Rob Dove
HD57A Chair Larry Debelak
HG57B Chair Jerry Ewing
HD57A Vice Chair Pat Bauman
HD57A Vice Chair Dave Husman
HD57A Vice Chair Rich McCabe
HD57A Vice Chair Josh Solano
HD57A Vice Chair Lisa Schneegans
HD57B Vice Chair Tony Baldwin
HD57B Vice Chair Timothy Traeger
HD57B Vice Chair Michael Pekarik
HD57B Vice Chair Michael Atherley
HD57B Vice Chair Amarachi Joseph


The Growth and Opportunity Party  - The GOP is for:

  • Less intrusive government and more personal freedom
  • More efficient government and lower taxes
  • Capitalism and individualism
  • Common sense solutions
  • Conservative values