The Clark County Republican Party is hosting it's 4th Annual Night Before New Year's Eve Party on Dec 30th at 6:30pm.
With victories nationwide at the ballot box, local victories at home, and the transition of our very own Board of Directors of there is much to celebrate this year. This is sure to be an exciting event.
Hear from speakers; Liz Pike, Brandon Vick, Paul Harris and Vicki Kraft
Clark County Republican Central Committee, 2016 Organization Meeting to Elect Board Members and Other Amendments.
The Central Committee is the governing body of the Party consisting of the Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) elected per state law. On Saturday 12/03/16, 133 Clark County PCOs attended the reorganizing meeting. After amendments were introduced, debated and voted on by the committee, and after board nominations were made, candidate speeches were made and committee voted; the results of the meeting are as follows:
The following board members were elected by the committee:
Chairman: David Gellatly,
Vice Chairman: Leslie Meharry,
State Committeeman: Joseph Wagner,
State Committeewoman: Katja Delavar,
Treasurer: Suzanne Gerhardt,
Secretary: Karen Trumbull,
LD14 Director: Piper McEwen,
LD17 Chairman: Tom Tangen,
LD18 Chairman: George Hacker,
LD20 Director: Clyde Holland,
LD49 Chairman: Jim Johnson.
The Following amendments were adopted:
- We adopted a new Vetting process for candidates
- We added to our bylaws the following statement:
The primary purpose of this organization is to elect Republicans who support our Core Principles and Party Platform to public office.
- And we readopted our Core Principles,
EQUALITY UNDER LAW--Public officials should not exempt themselves from our
laws or regulations.
ACCOUNTABILITY--Public officials should be held accountable to their oath of office,
regardless of party affiliation.
SANCTITY OF LIFE--Human life, regardless of age, has the right to legal protection.
MINIMAL GOVERNMENT--Government's powers should be minimal, clearly defined,
and honestly interpreted.
To meet the new board and thank the previous members, all members of the Republican Party are encouraged to attend the annual Night Before New Years Eve event. Tickets are available or please RSVP, https://www.facebook.com/events/1294128023942440/
We look forward the working together and representing Clark County Republicans. We thank the previous board for their leadership, time and commitment they have dedicated to the party.
For Further Information, Please Contact David Gellatly, Chairman @ 360.991.5265 (email address will be updated soon).
Political parties are controlled by grassroots activists (when they have the courage to assert their control).
The leadership of the Republican National Committee (RNC) is elected by the leadership of each State Republican Party (as well as US Territories and Washington DC).
The leadership of the State Republican Party (WSRP) is elected by the leadership of each County Republican Party in WA State.
The leadership of the County Party (CCRP) is elected by the Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs).
PCOs are elected by the voters in their precinct during the August Primary in each even-numbered year. (A precinct is a voting district of less than 1500 registered voters). Clark County has 252 precincts. The PCOs elected in 2016 are listed here. (No one filed to run in those vacant precincts).
So…voters in the precincts elect the PCOs, who elect county party leaders, who elect state party leaders, who elect national party leaders. Simple, huh?
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Please pray for our nation and our candidates.
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Please devote the day to finding friends that have not yet voted and helping them get their ballots turned in...And then let's party!
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