From the Chairman's Desk-May 31, 2016

The Big Event Is Almost Here!

If you have items for the calendar or newsletter, send them to media@clarkrepublicans.com.


 

The best auction items ever!  Fantastic speakers!  Great guests!  Get your tickets today for pre-printed packets: http://www.clarkrepublicans.org/ldd_2016 or call 360-521-8565

Final call for auction items:  If you have something for the auction we can probably still take accept it during the next two days.  Please complete the online form at https://clarkrepublicans.ejoinme.org/2016ItemDonation.  Call us if you need pickup: 360-521-8565.

Trump supplies available!  We have plenty of Donald Trump yard signs & bumper stickers at HQ.  9401 NE Covington Rd Monday through Friday noon to 4pm

Does anyone have a location for a Trump 4 x 8 sign along an interstate, highway or other major thoroughfare?  Please contact Adam Benton at 360-852-0874.  He has a sign install crew and will do all the work.  All they need is good locations and the land owner’s permission.

 

A much-appreciated speech by WSRP chairman Susan Hutchison at our State Convention in Pasco.  Click the video to watch.

More information about the Supreme Court Candidates we met in Pasco: http://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/editorials/celebrate-competitive-state-supreme-court-races/

Phillip Yin, Lt. Governor Candidate, is looking for a Clark County Champion.  The Lt. Governor represents businesses for our state.  According to Campaign Manager, Chris Terrell, Phillip is uniquely qualified given he was an anchor for news organizations CNBC and Bloomberg focused on financial matters.  The campaign welcomes your help to lead, guide and direct Clark County.”  Contact Chris at Chris@PhillipYin2016.com, or, 202-285-2245.

Stop by the office to sign petitions:  We’re open M-F Noon – 4pm.  Currently available: The I-1515 bathroom bill https://justwantprivacy.org/ and $30 car tab Petitions https://www.voterswantmorechoices.com/Index.html.  100 signatures were needed to stop, for 120 days, the new Clark County Council ordinance eliminating Robert's Rules of order.  222 signatures were turned in last Thursday! Unless the council reverses course, the next round will begin soon.  Watch for details.  

Next Week!  Election observer training.  Become an election observer or just come learn about the election process on June 8.  See the “Coming Events” section below for details.  This training is only offered one day per year so don’t miss this opportunity. 

We need an enclosed trailer.  Does anyone have an enclosed trailer we could have, borrow or buy?  We also need a dependable duplexing color laser printer.  If you can help us with either of those please contact Kenny at 360-521-8565

Our 2016 Candidates include:
President: Donald Trump
Governor: Bill Bryant
Secretary of State: Kim Wyman
Lt. Governor: Marty McClendonJavier FigueroaPhillip Yin
State Treasurer: Duane Davidson and Michael Waite 
State Auditor: Mark Miloscia 
US Senate: Chris Vance
U.S. Congress: Re-Elect Jaime Herrera Beutler
LD14 WA State Senate: Curtis King (Incumbent)
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 1: Jerry Oliver
LD17 WA State Representative Pos 2: Paul Harris (Incumbent)
LD17 WA State Representative Pos 2: Richard Colwell
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)
LD18 WA State Representative Pos 2: Shane Bowman
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
LD49 WA State Representative Pos 2: Carolyn Crain
LD49 WA State Representative Pos 2: Wade McLaren
Clark County Council Pos. 3: David Madore (Incumbent)
Clark County Council Pos. 3: John Blom
Clark County Council Pos. 4: Jennifer McDaniel
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

RECEPTION IN SUPPORT OF CHRIS VANCE FOR US SENATE May 31, 5:00 – 6:00pm
At the Donnelly residence: 4305 Oregon Drive, Vancouver
Please join hosts Mike and Ann Donnelly and Tom and Lisa Tangen for a Reception in support of Chris Vance for US Senate.  Individual attendee: $50 suggested contribution.  RSVP: 509-731-3716 rsvpvance@gmail.com

CHRIS VANCE TOWN HALL May 31, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Clark College Columbia Tech Center 18700 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver Rooms 144 and 146  I am going to try and do something different. We will conduct eight townhall meetings. At these events I will make brief opening remarks, and then take questions from the audience. The townhalls will also be streamed live on Facebook at www.facebook.com/chrisvanceforsenate/, and questions can be submitted on Facebook or Twitter, @chrisvance123

POLITICALLY SPEAKING TOASTMASTER’S June 2, 7:00 – 8:30pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
Would you like to improve your communication skills? This is a brilliantly designed program that helps improve both your speaking AND thinking skills.  Efficient and fun!  Please join us and become more competent in public settings.

MARCH VICKI KRAFT TO THE LEGISLATURE VIA THE HOCKINSON PARADE June 4, 11:00am
Hockinson High School, 16819 NE 159th St., Brush Prairie
Decorate the float @ 11 a.m. Parade starts @ 12 p.m. You may walk the parade route and hand out candy and literature OR you may ride the float and cheer Vicki on! RSVP: ConnieJo@VickiKraft.com if you can join us.

TRAINING THE REPTILE -- BILL WHITTLE AT PFEC June 4, 1:30pm
Pearson Field Ed Center 201A East Reserve St, Vancouver
For kids and aviation enthusiasts.  “In an emergency”, an old flight instructor told Bill, “you will revert to your reptile brain and my job is to teach the reptile what to do." This presentation will engage and inspire young people from 10 years old to adult. We can all learn something from Bill's experiences. Come join us for this FREE event!  More details here.

VIP RECEPTION PRIOR TO LINCOLN DAY DINNER June 4, 4:30 – 5:30pm
The Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Dr, Vancouver
Governor candidate Bill Bryant will welcome the guests.  Many candidates and elected Republicans will be in attendance.  The VIP reception is free for members of the Century Club-Plus, elected servants and candidates running for office.  You can join the Century Club-Plus when you purchase your dinner tickets here: http://www.clarkrepublicans.org/ldd_2016.

CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY LINCOLN DAY DINNER June 4, 5:30pm
The Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Dr, Vancouver
Enjoy a great night with friends and help raise funds for the Clark County Republican Party.  Keynote Speaker Bill Whittle, an American conservative blogger, political commentator, director, screenwriter, editor, pilot, and author.  Fantastic auction items.  Tickets are available at http://www.clarkrepublicans.org/ldd_2016.

COUNTY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING June 7, 6:00pm
Public Service Center, sixth-floor hearing room, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver
Note: This is the first Tuesday of the month so the meeting is at 6pm rather than the usual 10am.  These council meetings have been rather shocking.  We really need people to attend and express their views.  You can also watch these live or recorded at www.cvtv.org .  Watch some of the past meetings and it will become obvious that we need more Republican participation. 

ELECTION OBSERVER TRAINING June 8, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Clark County Elections Office, 1408 Franklin Street, Vancouver
Take a look at the vote counting process.  Hear a description of the steps involved and see the equipment and the steps taken to verify a fair election.  This class certifies you to become one of the party's official observers if you desire, but the class is also for anyone with an interest or concern in ballot counting process.  Register with Kenny Smith 360-521-8565 KennySmith@ClarkRepublicans.com

POLITICALLY SPEAKING TOASTMASTER’S June 9, 7:00 – 8:30pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
Would you like to improve your communication skills? This is a brilliantly designed program that helps improve both your speaking AND thinking skills.  Efficient and fun!  Please join us and become more competent in public settings.

DAVID CONE FUNDRAISER FOR STATE REP. LIZ PIKE June 10, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Home of David Cone 3416 NW 15th Way, Battle Ground
“I support Liz Pike because she is a thoughtful and compassionate leader with courage who never forgets she works for the people. She has been a consistent voice in Olympia to protect our building trades and lower taxes. Liz has an A+ rating with the NRA because she is fighting for our freedom!”   David Cone, Owner, NW Custom Electric. Kindly RSVP to Liz Pike; Call or Text: (360) 281-8720 Email: ElectLizPike@comcast.net

IT'S TIME FOR NEW LEADERSHIP RALLY June 25, 1:30 – 3:00pm
Greater Tacoma Convention Center 1500 Broadway Tacoma, WA
Let's get a busload from Clark County to join New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez (Chair of the Republican Governors Association) and Bill Bryant at their rally in Tacoma. Kick off a year of victory with Bill Bryant, Secretary of State Kim Wyman, House Minority Leader Dan Kristiansen, Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler, and local government leaders from across Washington State.  Admission is free but you need to reserve a pass. To download the flyer CLICK HERE.

2016 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION July 18 – 21
Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH

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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