WILLMAR –– The Minnesota Tea Party Alliance will host a rally Jan. 27 at the American Legion in Willmar.

The event will be held from 6-8:30 p.m.

According to Tea Party Alliance spokesman, Jake Duesenberg, candidates for area Minnesota House of Representative races will be in attendance, including District 17A candidate, Tim Miller, and District 17B candidate Linda Kacher.

Sen. Dave Thompson, R-Lakeville, who is running for governor, is also scheduled to attend, as well as Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, and Rep. Jim Newberger, R-Becker, are expected to be at the event.