ST. CLOUD - The Republican Party of Minnesota is coming to St. Cloud to pick their next leader.

The party's state central committee has scheduled a meeting at 9:00 a.m. on December 31st at the St. Cloud Civic Center.

Their "to do" list includes electing a successor to Tony Sutton, who resigned as the party chairman earlier this month.

As many as 1,000 people are expected to attend the meeting.