September 8, 2016

Calendar

Mar
20
Wed
Rockingham County GOP Committee Regular Meeting @ Rockingham County Administration Center, Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Main Entrance
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm
Mar
21
Thu
Highland Committee GOP Meeting @ Highland County Public Library
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm
I, Larry Bandy, Chairman of the Highland County Republican Committee, do hereby call a meeting of the Committee, to be held at 4:00 PM on
Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Highland County Public Library, 31 Water St, Monterey.
                                                AGENDA
1) Call to Order
2) Invocation
3) Pledge of Allegiance
4) Republican Creed
5) Minutes of the last meeting
6) Treasurers Report
7) Old Business
8) New Business
  A) Situation: Senate District 25
  B) Situation: House District  20
  C) Other Business/Announcements
9) Adjourn
Mar
26
Tue
Staunton Republican Committee Meeting @ Staunton Public Library
Mar 26 @ 7:15 pm
I, Matt Fitzgerald, hereby issue a call for a unit meeting on Tuesday, March 26th, 7:15pm at Staunton Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room at 1 Churchville Avenue, Staunton, VA 24401. There will be much to discuss locally, regionally, and nationally.  Please plan to join us!
Our agenda will be as follows.
1.      Call to Order
2.      Invocation
3.      Pledge
4.      Roll Call
5.      Approval of Agenda
6.      Approval of Minutes
7.      Treasurer’s Report
8.      Old Business
9.      New Business
a.        Candidates for 24th District State Senate
b.        Candidates for 20th District House of Delegates
c.        6th District update

d.        Local meetings report.
                1. City Council
                2. School Board
e.        Other Business
10.      Adjourn



Most Sincerely,
 

Matthew J. Fitzgerald, Chairman

Staunton Republican Committee
Apr
1
Mon
Harrisonburg City Republican Committee Regular Unit Meetings @ Contact Mrs Burner for details in advance
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm
Apr
20
Sat
Rockingham County GOP Committee Regular Meeting @ Rockingham County Administration Center, Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Main Entrance
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm
Apr
27
Sat
25th House of Delegates Legislative District Republican Committee Official Call for a Party Canvas @ See call.
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

OFFICIAL CALL FOR A
PARTY CANVASS
25 th House of Delegates Legislative District Republican Committee
of the Republican Party of Virginia
As Chairman of the 25 th House of Delegates Legislative District Republican Committee of the
Republican Party of Virginia (“Committee”), and pursuant to the State Party Plan of Organization, I
Paul R. Comes, do hereby issue this call for a Party Canvass to be held at the following locations:
Augusta County
Augusta County Government Center: 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, Virginia, 24482
Precincts: Crimora, Dooms, Fishersville, Fort Defiance, New Hope, Verona, Weyers Cave, Wilson
Rockingham County
Bridgewater Town Office (Arey Assembly Hall): 201 Green Street, Bridgewater, Virginia 22812
Precincts: Port Republic, Grottoes, Massanetta Springs, Crossroads, West Bridgewater, Montezuma, Mt
Crawford, North River, Ottobine, East Bridgewater
Albemarle County
Crozet Library: 2020 Library Ave, Crozet, VA 22932
Precincts: Brownsville, Crozet, East Ivy, Ivy Jack Jouett, Mechums River, Yellow Mountain
Starting at 10:00 AM local time and ending at 4:00 PM local time on April 27, 2019 for the purpose of
Nominating a Republican candidate for the office of Delegate of the Virginia 25th District of the
Virginia House of Delegates.
Qualifications for Participation
All legal and qualified voters of the 25 th House of Delegates Legislative District under the laws of the
Commonwealth of Virginia, regardless of race, religion, national origin or sex, who are in accord with
the principles of the Republican Party and who, if requested, express in open meeting either orally or
in writing as may be required, their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the ensuing
election, may participate as members of the Republican Party of Virginia in its mass meetings, party
canvasses, conventions or primaries encompassing their respective election districts. Voters will be
required to present a validly issued photographic identification as defined by the Virginia Department
of Elections and sign a written certification that they are in accord with the principles of the
Republican Party as expressed in the Virginia Republican Creed and confirming their intent to support
all of its nominees for public office in the ensuing election. No voter who refuses to present such
identification or sign such certification will be permitted to vote.
Candidate Filing Requirements
1. File a written statement on the form attached hereto (“Official Prefiling Form”) mailed or in
person to Paul R. Comes, Chairman, of the 25 th House of Delegates Legislative District
Republican Committee, 636 New Hope and Crimora Road, Fort Defiance, VA 24437,
Which must be received by 5:00 PM local time on March 6, 2019. Postmarks shall not govern.
2. Pay the sum of $1,000.00 by check, made out to the 25 th House of Delegates Legislative
District Republican Committee , in person to Paul R. Comes, Chairman of the 25 th House of
Delegates Legislative District Republican Committee, at 636 New Hope and Crimora Road,
Fort Defiance, VA 24437, which must be received not later than 5:00 PM local time on
March 6, 2019. The failure of any person to fully and timely satisfy the aforesaid requirements shall
preclude them from running for the nomination of Delegate. Postmarks shall not govern.
Registration Fee
There will be no registration fee for voters to participate in this Canvass.
Rules
1. Ballot order will be determined by lot.
2. The winner of a tie will be determined by lot.
3. There will be no write-in votes, absentee ballots or proxy votes allowed.
4. Polls will close at 4:00 PM sharp. Only those in line to vote at 4:00 PM will be allowed to vote.
5. Other rules, requirements and procedures deemed necessary for the orderly conduct of said
Canvass adopted by the 25 th House of Delegates Legislative District Republican Committee for
said Canvass shall be deemed to have full force and effect as if set forth verbatim in this
Call.
Approval/Publication/Revisions
The 25 th House of Delegates Legislative District Republican Committee voted at a duly called meeting
on January 23, 2019, to approve the terms of this Call, authorize the Chairman to make technical
changes if required and to change the location of any Canvass site if any of the above chosen locations
is not available, and to waive publication of this Call in a newspaper.
Issued: February 25, 2019

Apr
29
Mon
Augusta County Board of Supervisors Mass Meeting, Monday, April 29, at 7 pm
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm

OFFICIAL CALL

2019 Board of Supervisor Mass Meeting of the Augusta County Republican Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia

As Chairman of the Augusta County Committee of the Republican Party, and pursuant to the Plan of
Organization, and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Rebecca Simmons, do hereby
issue this call for a Mass Meeting to be held at the Augusta County Government Center, 18
Government Center Lane, Verona, Virginia, 24482 starting at 7:00PM local time on April 29, 2019 for the purpose of nominating Republican candidates for the Augusta County Board of Supervisors in
the Magisterial Districts of Beverley Manor, North River, and Wayne to be voted for in the general
election on November 5, 2019.

Qualifications for Participation

All legal and qualified voters of Augusta County, Virginia, under the laws of the Commonwealth of
Virginia and who are in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and who will sign a written certification their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the November 5, 2019 general election and who will be required to present a validly issued photographic identification as defined by the Virginia Department of Elections, may participate in this Mass Meeting.

Candidate Filing Requirements

Each candidate for the nomination of Magisterial District Board of Supervisor at said Mass Meeting
shall submit a pre-file form, along with a nonrefundable filing fee of $250.00 via money order,
personal check or Credit Card and made to Augusta County Republican Committee. Please mail to
P.O. Box 430, Verona VA. 24482 or deliver in person, to Kirk Barley, Treasurer or Rebecca
Simmons, Chairman. Filing Form must be received not later than March 12th, 2019 at 5:00 PM. Kirk
Barley or Rebecca Simmons and/or his/her proxy, will be at the above location (Verona Post Office)
from 4:00 to 5:00PM on this date (March 12th, 2019) to receive any last-minute filings. The pre-file
form can be obtained on the ACRC website at www.augustavagop.com, the RPV website at
www.rpv.org, and the Sixth District website www.sixthdistrictgop.org. Postmarks shall not govern.

Registration

Registration for the Mass Meeting will begin at 6:00PM and end at 7:00PM. All persons in line by
7:00PM will be allowed to register for the Mass Meeting. There is no pre-filing required; however, in
order to expedite the registration process, please print the Participant Filing Form, found at
www.augustavagop.com, complete it and bring it with you to the Mass Meeting. There will be no
registration fee for voters to participate in this Mass Meeting. The Augusta County Republican
Committee does accept donations to assist in the process of getting our nominees elected to public
office in the November 5, 2019 general election.

Rules

The Mass Meeting rules will be available at the ACRC website at www.augustavagop.com, the RPV
website at www.rpv.org, and the Sixth District website, www.sixthdistrictgop.organd will be read at
the beginning of the Mass Meeting. If only one candidate properly files for an office, said candidate
shall be declared the Republican nominee for said office. If all offices only have one candidate
properly filed, then those candidates for said offices shall be declared the Republican
nominee and no Mass Meeting will be held.

Approval/Publication/Revisions

The Augusta County Republican Committee voted at a duly called meeting on February 19, 2019, to
approve the terms of this Call, authorize the Chairman to make technical changes if required and, by
2/3 majority of the Committee, to waive publication of this call in a newspaper.

Paid for and authorized by the Augusta County Republican Committee

 

ACRC BOS Participant Filing Form April 29

ACRC BOS Candidate File Form April 29

ACRC BOS 2019 Mass Meeting Rules April 29

Apr
30
Tue
Augusta County Mass Meeting, Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7 pm
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm

OFFICIAL CALL

2019 Board of Supervisor Mass Meeting of the Augusta County Republican Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia

As Chairman of the Augusta County Committee of the Republican Party, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization, and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Rebecca Simmons, do hereby issue this call for a Mass Meeting to be held at the Augusta County Government Center, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, Virginia, 24482 starting at 7:00PM local time on April 30, 2019 for
the purpose of nominating Republican candidates for the Augusta County Board of Supervisors in the Magisterial Districts of South River, and Riverheads to be voted for in the general election on November 5, 2019.

Qualifications for Participation

All legal and qualified voters of Augusta County, Virginia, under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and who are in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and who will sign a written certification their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the November 5, 2019 general
election and who will be required to present a validly issued photographic identification as defined by the Virginia Department of Elections, may participate in this Mass Meeting.

Candidate Filing Requirements

Each candidate for the nomination of Magisterial District Board of Supervisor at said Mass Meeting shall submit a pre-file form, along with a nonrefundable filing fee of $250.00 via money order, personal check or Credit Card and made to Augusta County Republican Committee. Please mail to P.O. Box 430, Verona VA. 24482 or deliver in person, to Kirk Barley, Treasurer or Rebecca Simmons, Chairman. Filing Form must be received not later than March 13th, 2019 at 5:00 PM. Kirk Barley or Rebecca Simmons and/or his/her proxy, will be at the above location (Verona Post Office) from 4:00 to 5:00PM on this date (March 13th, 2019) to receive any last-minute filings. The pre-file form can be obtained on the ACRC website at www.augustavagop.com , the RPV website at www.rpv.org, and the Sixth District website www.sixthdistrictgop.org . Postmarks shall not govern.

Registration

Registration for the Mass Meeting will begin at 6:00PM and end at 7:00PM. All persons in line by 7:00PM will be allowed to register for the Mass Meeting. There is no pre-filing required, however, in order to expedite the registration process please print the Participant Filing Form, found at www.augustavagop.com, complete it and bring it with you to the Mass Meeting. There will be no
registration fee for voters to participate in this Mass Meeting. The Augusta County Republican
Committee does accept donations to assist in the process of getting our nominees elected to public
office in the November 5, 2019 general election.

Rules

The Mass Meeting rules will be available at the ACRC website at www.augustavagop.com, the RPV
website at www.rpv.org, and the Sixth District website, www.sixthdistrictgop.organd will be read at the beginning of the Mass Meeting. If only one candidate properly files for an office, said candidate shall be declared the Republican nominee for said office. If all offices only have one candidate properly filed, then those candidates for said offices shall be declared the Republican nominee and no Mass Meeting will be held.

Approval/Publication/Revisions

The Augusta County Republican Committee voted at a duly called meeting on February 19, 2019, to approve the terms of this Call, authorize the Chairman to make technical changes if required and, by 2/3 majority of the Committee, to waive publication of this call in a newspaper.

Paid for and authorized by the Augusta County Republican Committee

 

BOS Candidate Filing Form April 30

BOS Participant Filing Form April 30

ACRC BOS MM Rules 2019 April 30

 

May
2
Thu
Augusta County 2019 Constitutional Officer Mass Meeting
May 2 @ 7:00 pm

OFFICIAL CALL

2019 Constitutional Officer Mass Meeting
of the Augusta County Republican Committee
of the Republican Party of Virginia

As Chairman of the Augusta County Committee of the Republican Party, and pursuant to the Plan of
Organization, and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Rebecca Simmons, do hereby
issue this call for a Mass Meeting to be held at the Augusta County Government Center, 18
Government Center Lane, Verona, Virginia, 24482 starting at 7:00PM local time on May 2, 2019, for
the purpose of nominating Republican candidates for the Augusta County offices of Sheriff,
Treasurer, Commissioner of the Revenue, and Commonwealth Attorney to be voted for in the
general election on November 5, 2019.

Qualifications for Participation

All legal and qualified voters of Augusta County, Virginia, under the laws of the Commonwealth of
Virginia and who are in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and who will sign a written
certification their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the November 5, 2019
general election and who will be required to present a validly issued photographic identification as
defined by the Virginia Department of Elections, may participate in this Mass Meeting..

Candidate Filing Requirements

Each candidate for the nomination at said Mass Meeting shall submit a pre-file form, along with a
nonrefundable filing fee of $500.00 money order, personal check or Credit Card and made to
Augusta County Republican Committee. Please mail to P.O. Box 430, Verona VA. 24482 or deliver
in person, to Kirk Barley, Treasurer or Rebecca Simmons, Chairman. Filing Form must be received
not later than March 14th, 2019 at 5:00 PM. Kirk Barley or Rebecca Simmons and/or his/her proxy,
will be at the above location (Verona Post Office) from 4:00 to 5:00PM on this date (March 14th,
2019) to receive any last-minute filings. The pre-file form can be obtained on the ACRC website at
www.augustavagop.com, the RPV website at www.rpv.org, and the Sixth District website,
www.sixthdistrictgop.org. Postmarks shall not govern.
Registration

Registration for the Mass Meeting will begin at 6:00PM and end at 7:00PM. All persons in line by
7:00PM will be allowed to register for the Mass Meeting. There is no pre-filing required, however, in
order to expedite the registration process please print the Participant Filing Form, found at
www.augustavagop.com, complete it and bring it with you to the Mass Meeting. There will be no
registration fee for voters to participate in this Mass Meeting. The Augusta County Republican
Committee does accept donations to assist in the process of getting our nominees elected to public
office in the November 5, 2019 general election.
Rules

The Mass Meeting rules will be available at the ACRC website at www.augustavagop.com, the RPV
website at www.rpv.org, and the Sixth District website, www.sixthdistrictgop.organd will be read at
the beginning of the Mass Meeting. If only one candidate properly files for an office, said candidate
shall be declared the Republican nominee for said office. If all offices only have one candidate
properly filed, then those candidates for said offices shall be declared the Republican
nominee and no Mass Meeting will be held.

Approval/Publication/Revisions

The Augusta County Republican Committee voted at a duly called meeting on February 19, 2019, to
approve the terms of this Call, authorize the Chairman to make technical changes if required and, by
2/3 majority of the Committee, to waive publication of this call in a newspaper.

Paid for and authorized by the Augusta County Republican Committee

 

2019 ACRC CO Candidate Filing Form

2019 ACRC CO Participant Filing Form

2019 ACRC CO MM Rules

May
4
Sat
25th Legislative District Committee (Senate of Virginia) Convention
May 4 @ 1:00 pm

Republican Party of Virginia

25th Legislative District Committee (Senate of Virginia)

OFFICIAL CALL
Legislative District Convention

As Chairman of the 25th Legislative District Committee for the Senate of Virginia, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Michael J. Del Rosso, do hereby issue this call for a Legislative District Convention to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, beginning at 1:00 PM local time, at the Buena Vista War Memorial Building (American Legion Hall), 1953 Magnolia Avenue, Buena Vista, Virginia 24416, or its alternate site, for the purposes of nominating a Republican candidate for the office of Senator to be voted for in the General Election on November 5, 2019, and for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the convention.

Qualifications for Participation

All legal and qualified voters of the 25th Senate District under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, regardless of race, religion, national origin or sex, who are in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and who, if requested, express in open meeting either orally or in writing as may be required, their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the ensuing election, may participate as members of the Republican Party of Virginia in its mass meetings, party canvasses, conventions or primaries encompassing their respective election districts.

Filing Requirements

Candidates for the election or nomination at said convention shall file a written statement by mail or in person, to Michael J. Del Rosso, 189 Brookwood Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22902, which must be received not later than 5:00 PM on March 12, 2019, together with a filing fee of Five Hundred Dollars ($500). Postmarks shall not govern. Checks should be made out to the “25th LDC c/o Charlottesville Republican Committee.” Only those candidates who have properly filed for the Republican nomination will be considered for nomination at the Convention; nominations from the floor will not be allowed. If only one candidate properly files, then said candidate shall be declared the Republican nominee and no Convention shall be held. The Convention shall be canceled if no candidate properly files.

Military Provision

Declaration. Otherwise Qualified Military Members who seek to be represented at this Convention, and who because of the obligations of their official military orders, are unable to attend their respective Unit mass meeting, canvass or convention called for the purpose of selecting delegates to this Convention, and that in lieu of selecting delegates to represent them from their respective Unit they instead wish to be represented by the Military Delegation, shall send an e-mail declaration to michael@acuitytsi.com not later than 5:00 PM on Friday, March 15, 2019. Such Declaration email shall include attached: a signed statement of intent to support all Republican Nominees in the General Election, an affirmation of their official military orders precluding their attendance, and
their email address for correspondence. The Chairman or his designee shall email respond to each Military Member to confirm the receipt of each email declaration.

Candidate Preference Ballot. Subsequent to the receipt of the Declaration, Qualifying Military Members will be sent a Ballot Preference Form to be returned by email. Qualifying Military Members shall be entitled to cast a Candidate Preference Ballot to convey their ordered candidate preferences for each public office (first choice, second choice, third choice, etc.). The Ballot shall be available at the RPV website. The Ballot Preference Form shall be returned to michael@acuitytsi.com not later than 5:00 PM on Friday, March 22, 2019. The Chairman or his designee shall email respond to each Military Member to confirm the receipt of each emailed returned ballot. Military Delegates. Persons who would otherwise qualify to be a Delegate from their local unit may request to be a Delegate to the Military Delegation instead. Such persons shall submit a pre-file statement to the local unit
in accordance with the pre-file requirement in the local Call, or if none, directly to the District Convention Chairman at michael@acuitytsi.com not later than 5:00 PM on Friday, March 22, 2019. Such Pre-file statement or form shall include a statement of intent to support all Republican Nominees and their preference for candidates for public office, if any, along with any pre-file fees for Delegates specified in the Call. Current or former active duty or reserve military or military family members are highly encouraged to serve as Military Delegates. No one may serve as both a Delegate of the Military Delegation and a Delegate representing their local unit. Over-filing. In the event that more candidates for Delegate to the Military Delegation have pre-filed than are allowed, Delegates shall be selected by the respective candidates for the highest public office in proportion to the
first-choice results of the Candidate Preference Ballot. In this case, candidates for the highest office shall select their Delegates at least seven (7) days prior to the Certification deadline of the Call.
Military Delegation Voting at Convention. The Military Delegation shall be instructed to vote in proportion to the Candidate Preference Ballot results of all Military Members. Unless the Call or the Convention Rules specify otherwise, Military Delegates shall be free to cast their vote as they wish for votes other than votes for a nomination for public office.

Composition of Convention

The Convention shall be composed of delegates and alternate delegates of the respective units they represent. Representation shall be based on a percentage of the total number of Republican votes cast in each county and city in the last gubernatorial and presidential election combined. Each unit is allowed one (1) Delegate Vote for each five hundred (500) Republican votes cast or major portion thereof. Each unit shall be entitled to at least one (1) Delegate Vote. Each unit’s maximum number of delegates is five (5) times its respective number of Delegate Votes. Each unit’s Delegate Votes is set forth below:

Albemarle 58
Alleghany / Covington 20
Bath 5
Charlottesville 11
Highland 3
Nelson 14
Rockbridge / Buena Vista / Lexington 31
Military Delegation 1

The delegates and alternate delegates shall be elected in county and city mass meetings, party canvasses, or conventions that shall be called for this purpose in conformity with the Plan of Organization of the Republican Party of Virginia by each unit committee.

Certification of Delegates

The delegates present in a given delegation shall designate which alternate delegates shall vote in the place of an absent delegate except where the electing body electing the delegates has determined another method of alternate delegate selection. The said delegates and alternate delegates to the Convention so elected shall be certified in writing with their respective names, addresses including zip codes and phone numbers over the signatures of the permanent chairman and permanent secretary of the unit mass meeting or convention, or of the unit chairman of the unit committee which may have conducted a party canvass to select the delegates and alternate delegates.
All certifications must be delivered as set forth below by 5:00 PM on Friday, April 12, 2019. After the filing deadline of the certifications, no change may be made except a certified alternate delegate may be made a delegate. A copy of the published call of the convention, mass meeting or party canvass called for the purpose of selecting delegates and alternate delegates to said convention, must accompany the certification with the date of publication included. Certification should be mailed or delivered as follows: Original to Michael J. Del Rosso (Chairman), 189 Brookwood Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22902. Second Copy – For the unit’s records. A delegate or alternate delegate is not certified until his name, address and phone number has been provided on the certification.

Issued March 5, 2019.

Paid for and authorized by 25th Senate Legislative District Republican Committee.

Directions for Publication: This call shall be published on the Republican Party of Virginia website and made available to the respective District and Unit committees for further publication / distribution. The LDC voted unanimously not to publish the call in the newspaper.