Augusta County GOP Call for Middle River District

When:
March 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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OFFICIAL CALL

Canvass of Augusta County Republican Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia for Middle River District Board of Supervisor

As Chairman of the Augusta County Republican Committee of the Republican Party, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, David Bourne, do hereby issue this call for a Party Canvass to be held at 18 Government Center Lane, Verona Virginia 24482, from 10am to 2pm local time on April 24, 2021 at the same location, with alternative date of May 1st, 2021 for the following purposes:

a) Nominating a Republican candidate for the office of Board of Supervisor for the Middle River District to be voted for in the general election on Nov 2nd, 2021

Qualifications for Participation

All legal and qualified voters of Middle River 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 nomination or election at said canvass shall file a written statement by mail or in person, to P.O. Box 430, Verona VA 24482, which must be received no later than 10am on March 26th, 2021. If not more than the number of persons to be elected shall file for each office, then such properly filed persons shall be declared nominated or elected as the case may be, and no canvass will be held for such purpose.

Registration Fee

There will be no registration fee to participate in this canvass however donations will be accepted.

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Augusta County Republican Committee 2021 Board of Supervisor

Candidate Filing Form
Filing Deadline: March 26th, 2021 at 10am

I, ____________________________________ [print/type name], do hereby declare my intent to run for Board of Supervisor, Middle River District in the County of Augusta, Virginia, in the Republican Party Canvass to be held at Augusta County Government Center parking lot, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, VA 24482 on April 24th, 2021 from 10am to 2pm with alternative date of May 1st, 2021.

Filing fee for Board of Supervisor candidates is $250.00. Fees are nonrefundable. If paying by Credit Card, please contact Kirk Barley for payment via email at acrctreasurers@gmail.com.

Please make checks payable to the Augusta County Republican Committee [ACRC]. Please mail checks and this form to
Kirk Barley, Treasurer, PO Box 430, Verona, VA 24482,
Filing Deadline: March 26th, 2021 at 10am

Postmarks do not govern.
My Augusta County Republican Committee Board of Supervisor filing fee is attached in the amount

of $250.00.
Signature _______________________________ Date ____________________

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Candidate Pledge

I hereby declare I intend to support all the nominees of the Republican Party of Virginia for public office in the ensuing elections.

1) I am in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and have not participated in Virginia in the nomination process of a party other than the Republican Party in the last five years, or

2) I now renounce affiliation with any other political party.
Signature _______________________________ Date ____________________

Candidate Contact Information

Name___________________________________________________________ Home Address____________________________________________________ Mailing Address ___________________________________________________

Telephone (Home) ___________ (Work) _____________ (Cell) _____________ Email Address _____________________________
Campaign Website Address _________________________________________

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Rules for the Party Canvass

The Augusta County Republican Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia, pursuant to the Plan of Organization of the Republican Party of Virginia, hereby adopts these Rules for the conduct of this Party Canvass.

  1. The Republican Party Canvass shall be held at Augusta County Government Center parking lot, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, VA 24482 on April 24th, 2021 (with alternative date May 1st , 2021), from 10am to 2pm. The purpose of the Canvass shall be for nominating a Republican candidate for the office of Supervisor for Middle River to be voted for in the general election on November 2, 2021;
  2. This party canvass shall, to the extent applicable, be governed by and conducted in accordance with the following the State Party Plan, District or Unit Plan or By-Laws, these rules, and otherwise in accordance with Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised (10th Edition).
  3. Only eligible voters duly registered by the Credentials Committee may vote. No proxies are allowed at any time.
  4. All voters shall meet the requirements as specified in the Call of the Party Canvass.
  5. The Middle River District shall appoint a Credentials Committee of not more than 4 persons, to register thosepersons who offer to vote and to count the ballots once the polls are closed. The members of the Credentials Committee shall remain inside the area in which voting is conducted during the period in which voting takes place and until the ballots are counted.
  6. The Credentials Committee shall decide any question that may arise concerning the qualifications of a candidate or eligibility to vote.
  7. No one will be allowed in the voting area without proper authorization. Candidates shall not loiter or campaign in the area in which voting will take place.
  8. No resolutions may be introduced.
  9. The Credentials Committee shall prepare ballots listing the names of all qualified candidates for contestednominations or elections, who have properly filed as required in the Call of the Party Canvass.
  10. As soon as the polls are closed, the Credentials Committee shall immediately proceed to ascertain the vote givenat the Canvass and shall continue without adjournment until they declare the results of the canvass. Only the members of the Credentials Committee and two representatives of each candidate, if any, shall be permitted to remain in the room once the polls have closed and until the ballots are counted. Ballots shall then be placed in a sealed envelope and preserved and secured by the Credentials Committee for at least thirty (30) days in the event of any challenge to the results.
  11. Candidates shall be elected on the basis of plurality of votes received. If two or more persons have an equal number of votes and a higher number than any other person, the Augusta County Republican Committee shall proceed publicly to determine by lot which of the persons shall be declared elected, after those persons have been notified and are allowed an opportunity to be present.
  12. The Augusta County Republican Committee shall preserve order inside and outside the polling place(s). No person shall hinder, intimidate, or interfere with any qualified voter so as to prevent the voter from casting a secret ballot. The Augusta County Republican Committee may order a person violating this Rule to cease such action and, if such action continues, may remove such person from the polling place.
  13. Any Military Member who is otherwise qualified under Article I to participate in Republican Party actions and who complies with the procedures to become a delegate to any Convention as set forth in the Official Call of the Convention, Mass Meeting, or Party Canvass called for the purpose of selecting delegates and alternates to that Convention (other than a national Republican Convention), and who produces valid military identification or other proof of active-duty status shall be certified as a delegate and shall not be required to be elected as a delegate. The number of delegates certified in this manner shall count toward each unit’s maximum allowable number of convention delegates.

14. Military Members who are certified as delegates pursuant to paragraph 6 that are unable to attend the convention in person due to obligations of their official military orders, shall have their votes cast within their unit delegation according to candidate preference ballots. Candidate preference ballots shall list the Military Member’s rank order preference among candidates (i.e., first choice, second choice, third choice, etc.). Their votes shall be cast for the highest ranked choice candidate who remains eligible to receive a vote in a particular round of voting. Candidate preference ballots shall be made available by the Official Committee calling the convention no less than twenty (20) days prior to the convention and returned to the Chairman of the Official Committee that called the convention not less than three (3) days prior to the convention.

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Augusta County Republican Committee 2021 Board of Supervisor

Candidate Filing Form
Filing Deadline: March 26th, 2021 at 10am

I, ____________________________________ [print/type name], do hereby declare my intent to run for Board of Supervisor, Middle River District in the County of Augusta, Virginia, in the Republican Party Canvass to be held at Augusta County Government Center parking lot, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, VA 24482 on April 24th, 2021 from 10am to 2pm with alternative date of May 1st, 2021.

Filing fee for Board of Supervisor candidates is $250.00. Fees are nonrefundable. If paying by Credit Card, please contact Kirk Barley for payment via email at acrctreasurers@gmail.com.

Please make checks payable to the Augusta County Republican Committee [ACRC]. Please mail checks and this form to
Kirk Barley, Treasurer, PO Box 430, Verona, VA 24482,
Filing Deadline: March 26th, 2021 at 10am

Postmarks do not govern.

My Augusta County Republican Committee Board of Supervisor filing fee is attached in the amount of $250.00.

Signature _______________________________ Date ____________________

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Candidate Pledge

I hereby declare I intend to support all the nominees of the Republican Party of Virginia for public office in the ensuing elections.

1) I am in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and have not participated in Virginia in the nomination process of a party other than the Republican Party in the last five years, or

2) I now renounce affiliation with any other political party.

Signature _______________________________ Date ____________________

Candidate Contact Information

Name___________________________________________________________

Home Address____________________________________________________

Mailing Address ___________________________________________________

Telephone (Home) ___________ (Work) _____________ (Cell) _____________

Email Address _____________________________

Campaign Website Address _________________________________________

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