From the Chairman's Desk-August 23, 2016

The Clark County Republican Party is guided by Core Principles and the 2016 Clark County Republican Party PlatformNote that our platform states: We dedicate time, talent, and efforts to electing those candidates who represent these principles and commit to implementing them into public policy.

Send items for the newsletter to media@clarkrepublicans.com.  Please visit us at Republican HQ where we have yard signs and literature for many candidates.   Our address is 9401 NE Covington Rd, Vancouver and we are open each weekday noon - 4:00pm.

Donald Trump to visit Washington State Tuesday, August 30, in Seattle.  Watch the campaign website to get tickets as soon as they become available: https://www.donaldjtrump.com/schedule/.  It is not yet listed, so keep checking back.  Maybe we can organize a bus or two.  Watch the Trump website, but watch for more information from us regarding transportation.

Meet our Judicial Candidates, September 15th.   The WSRP State Committee (which includes 3 members from each of Washington’s 39 counties) just endorsed the three challengers in the State Supreme Court races.  They are Dave Larson, David DeWolf & Greg Zempel and they are coming to Vancouver September 15th to meet you.  Put Club Green Meadows on your calendar from 5:00 – 8:00pm and see the details below in the Coming Events section.



Trump Volunteers meet each Wednesday 2:00 – 5:00pm.  Join us for "Trump Talk" every Wednesday 2-5pm at Clark County Republican Party HQ. Call into Washington or help out in "Battle Ground" states. You will need to bring a laptop computer and a headset. Come join the action! At Clark County Republican HQ, 9401 NE Covington Rd, Vancouver.

Help Wanted at the Call Center:  Our call center, recognized by many as the best in the state, needs workers now.  We’re calling voters most evenings between 5:00 – 8:00pm and we need you!  Please contact Kenny to get on the schedule KennySmith@ClarkRepublicans.com 360-521-8565. 

Now Hiring!  The Clark County Republican Party is recruiting people interested in earning up to $15 per hour canvassing for Republican voters.  If you have never canvassed before, you will be amazed at the positive interactions you have.  The need is great, the weather is terrific and the time is very, very short!  Please join our team today.  Contact Phil Haggerty right now for details 360-256-7408  pehaggerty1@gmail.com.

WSRP is also hiring canvassers in Clark County:  The November election is less than 90 days away. The WSRP is hiring Canvassers to be a part of the winning team! If you are looking for a part-time job through November, then this is the job for you. Canvassers must work a minimum of 12 hours per week, at $15 per hour. No prior campaign experience is necessary for this opportunity, training will be provided. We are looking for individuals with a willingness to work and a positive and friendly attitude. If you are interested, please contact Hal Palmer for an interview at hal.equitynw@gmail.com 360-431-2733.  We need canvassers to start immediately, so do not delay! Be a part of electing Republicans at the ground level. We look forward to working with you towards big wins in November.

Donald Trump campaign HQ is open for business 9am – 5pm. 7005 NE 179th St. Vancouver, WA (360) 979-1900. 

Help keep our candidates looking sharp!  If you carry a screw gun and hammer you can easily fix any campaign sign problem in moments.  Let’s keep their signs up and in good order.  

Want to offer your advice?  Serve on a board or commission.  This is an ideal way for an activist to gain experience, establish a reputation and build name recognition for future service.  Here are some current openings:  City of Vancouver Aviation Advisory Committee  Deadline: Aug. 26, 2016. Health Council Apply by September 2, 2016.

Only two months to get to know the candidates before ballots are mailed!  Please help your neighbors make the right choice.  Study each candidate so you can explain why you support them. 

Video Voter’s Guide:  http://www.tvw.org/video-voters-guide/

Individual Candidate Sites:
Governor: Bill Bryant
Secretary of State: Kim Wyman
Lt. Governor: Marty McClendon
State Treasurer: Duane Davidson and Michael Waite 
State Auditor: Mark Miloscia
Public Lands Commissioner: Steve McLaughlin
US Senate: Chris Vance
U.S. Congress: Re-Elect Jaime Herrera Beutler
LD14 WA State Senate: Curtis King (Incumbent) and Amanda Richards
LD14 WA State Representative Pos 1: Norm Johnson (Incumbent)
LD14 WA State Representative Pos 2: Gina McCabe (Incumbent)
LD17 WA State Senate: Lynda Wilson
LD17 WA State Representative Pos 1: Vicki Kraft
LD17 WA State Representative Pos 2: Paul Harris (Incumbent)
LD18 WA State Senate: Ann Rivers (Incumbent)
LD18 WA State Representative Pos 1: Brandon Vick (Incumbent)
LD18 WA State Representative Pos 2: Liz Pike (Incumbent)
LD20 WA State Senate: John Braun (Incumbent)
LD20 WA State Representative Pos 1: Richard DeBolt (Incumbent)
LD20 WA State Representative Pos 2: Ed Orcutt (Incumbent)
LD49 WA State Senate: Lewis Gerhardt
Clark County Council Pos. 3: John Blom
Clark County Council Pos. 4: Eileen Quiring

Coming Events (also found on our calendar)
The events listed may or may not be organized, sponsored or endorsed by the CCRP.  If you have events that you would like to see listed, please send them to media@ClarkRepublicans.com

TRUMP CALL CENTER AT REPUBLICAN HQ August 24, 2:00 – 5:00pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
Join us for "Trump Talk" every Wednesday 2-5pm. Call into Washington or help out in "Battle Ground" states. You will need to bring a laptop computer and a headset. Come join the action! At Clark County Republican HQ, 9401 NE Covington Rd, Vancouver.

VOTER ID CALL CENTER August 24, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
There is just a very tiny window of opportunity to get this work done.  Please commit to help us today.  Voter ID is our highest priority and we have a super-easy way to reach voters by phone.  This effort will make the difference in November.  Please contact Kenny to get your name on the schedule.  KennySmith@ClarkRepublicans.com 360-521-8565.

POLITICALLY SPEAKING TOASTMASTERS August 25, 6:00 – 7:30pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
You should join Toastmasters for the camaraderie and self-confidence… Remember what Dale Carnegie said, “My training in public speaking has given me the confidence, courage, poise and ability to meet and deal with people in business more than all the rest of my college courses put together!” 

VOTER ID CALL CENTER August 26, 27, 28, 29, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
There is just a very tiny window of opportunity to get this work done.  Please commit to help us today.  Voter ID is our highest priority and we have a super-easy way to reach voters by phone.  This effort will make the difference in November.  Please contact Kenny to get your name on the schedule.  We will contact voters nearly every day of the week.   KennySmith@ClarkRepublicans.com 360-521-8565.

COUNTY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING August 30, 10:00am
Public Service Center, sixth-floor hearing room, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver
The council has a surprise for us each week.  Come see what this week brings.  Clearly we need many activists there to watch and report what is happening to our county.  Please come to these county hearings, or at least watch them on www.CVTV.org (and then you’ll probably start attending anyway).

DONALD TRUMP IN SEATTLE August 30  Time to be determined
Location TBD.  Watch the website to get tickets as soon as they become available: https://www.donaldjtrump.com/schedule/.  It is not yet listed, so keep checking.

TRUMP CALL CENTER AT REPUBLICAN HQ August 31, 2:00 – 5:00pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
Join us for "Trump Talk" every Wednesday 2-5pm. Call into Washington or help out in "Battle Ground" states. You will need to bring a laptop computer and a headset. Come join the action! At Clark County Republican HQ, 9401 NE Covington Rd, Vancouver.

VOTER ID CALL CENTER August 31, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
There is just a very tiny window of opportunity to get this work done.  Please commit to help us today.  Voter ID is our highest priority and we have a super-easy way to reach voters by phone.  This effort will make the difference in November.  Please contact Kenny to get your name on the schedule.  KennySmith@ClarkRepublicans.com 360-521-8565.

POLITICALLY SPEAKING TOASTMASTERS September 1, 6:00 – 7:30pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
You should join Toastmasters for the camaraderie and self-confidence… Remember what Dale Carnegie said, “My training in public speaking has given me the confidence, courage, poise and ability to meet and deal with people in business more than all the rest of my college courses put together!” 

FUNDRAISING FIESTA TO ELECT EILEEN QUIRING September 1, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Shangri-La Farm 26300 NE Third Street, Camas
PLEASE PARK AT GROVE FIELD AIRPORT; 632 NE 267th Avenue, Camas, WA 98607. Eileen’s campaign has rented the airport parking lot for overflow parking. Follow foot trail through the woods to Shangri-La Farm or take the free Lincoln Continental shuttle service to the farm.  RSVP to State Rep. Liz Pike, (360) 281-8720 / ElectLizPike@comcast.net or Eileen Quiring, (360) 606-0151 / Eileen2Q@hotmail.com

VOTER ID CALL CENTER September 2, 3, 4, 5, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
There is just a very tiny window of opportunity to get this work done.  Please commit to help us today.  Voter ID is our highest priority and we have a super-easy way to reach voters by phone.  This effort will make the difference in November.  Please contact Kenny to get your name on the schedule.  We will contact voters nearly every day of the week.   KennySmith@ClarkRepublicans.com 360-521-8565.

WSRP FALL DINNER WITH CARLY FIORINA September 8, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
How exciting!  Carly Fiorina will be with us on September 8th.  Her speech, “The Clinton Way,” will define Hillary Clinton as only Carly can.  Be sure to register now to guarantee your spot! You won’t want to miss the biggest State Party event of the year!  6 - 7pm VIP Reception (with photo line).  6 - 7pm General Reception.  7 - 9pm Dinner and Program. General Admission $200/person. VIP Admission $500/person. RSVP at https://wsrp.org/annualdinner2016/  Questions? Contact Kaitlin at KaitlinV@WSRP.org or call 425-460-0570.

MEET THE JUDGE CANDIDATES September 15, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Club Green Meadows 7703 NE 72nd Avenue, Vancouver
Meet and Greet Fundraising Reception - 2nd Floor - 5:00 - 6:30pm
Public Forum - Ballroom - 6:30 - 8:00pm. 
In November we will be electing three Washington State Supreme Court Justices and we have invited all three challengers here to meet you, both in a meet & greet format and a town hall style format.  Invite your friends.

Call me.   I am available to you any time,

Kenny Smith
Chairman
Clark County Republican Party
KennySmith@ClarkRepublicans.com
360-521-8565

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