From the Chairman's Desk-October 11, 2016

Republican HQ is open Monday through Saturday from noon - 6pm. 9401 NE Covington Rd, Vancouver. 

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.

Callers needed:  Contact Kenny today to get on the call center schedule and help us Get Out the Vote (GOTV)! 360-521-8565 KennySmith@ClarkRepublicans.com.  We’ll be making calls each day between noon and 9pm

Meet two Statewide Candidates this week!  Coming to Vancouver - Marty McClendon, Lt. Governor Candidate, will be here Wednesday, Oct 12 from 6:00 – 8:00pm.  Steve McLaughlin, candidate for Commissioner of Public Lands, will be here Thursday, October 13th from 4:30 – 6:00pm.  Both meet and greet events will be at Clark County Republican Party HQ 9401 NE Covington Rd, Vancouver.  Snacks & refreshments provided.  Also, there might still be space to join Steve for the 6:30pm dinner at Thai Orchid.  See the details below in the “Coming Events” section.

Ralph Reed states in his recent speech at Liberty University that this one of the most consequential elections of our lifetime.  Not only the presidency, but all three branches of government are on the ballot.

Three sources of candidate information:
1. ClarkCounty.info, whose stated goal is to promote smaller and more honest local government has developed an evaluation process that is criteria-based, consistent, objective, and results in an aggregate score for the candidate: Political Candidate Evaluation Matrix by Jurisdiction.
2. Family Policy Institute of Washington encourages you to use of IVoter guide.
3.  Clark County Republican Party Ballot Recommendations (print this out and stick it on your fridge).

Job openings: WSRP has paid and unpaid election worker positions available in Clark County from now until election day.  Contact Hal Palmer via phone/text 360-431-2733 or email hal.equitynw@gmail.com.

Today, October 11 is the last day to register by mail.  October 10 was the last day to register, but since it was a post office holiday, voter registrations postmarked today will be accepted.  New registrations will still be accepted in person at the elections office through October 31st: 1408 Franklin Street, Vancouver - 360-397-2345.  You can check your voter registration status at http://myvote.wa.gov/ but make changes and register only in person at the elections office.

The C-TRAN Citizens Advisory Committee is seeking applicants to fill multiple openings starting in January. The committee serves as a liaison between the community and the C-TRAN Board of Directors. Apply by October 15.

Donald Trump campaign HQ is open for business 9am – 5pm. 7005 NE 179th St. Vancouver, WA (360) 979-1900.  They have supplies on hand such as signs and literature.  They would love to show you how to help get Donald Trump elected.

Please consider donating to support our all-volunteer efforts during this critical time.  There are several ways to contribute: http://www.clarkrepublicans.org/membership_levels

Coming Events (can also be viewed 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 October 12, 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. Your laptop computer and a headset would be helpful, but we have some available for your use. Come join the action! At Clark County Republican HQ, 9401 NE Covington Rd, Vancouver. 

MARTY MCCLENDON MEET & GREET October 12, 6:00 – 8:30pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
A terrific candidate for Lt. Governor!  Come meet him in person and learn about the position as well as the candidate.  Another critical statewide race that needs your support.  You are going to want to help him win this race, and his chances are great!

STEVE MCLAUGHLIN MEET & GREET October 13, 4:30 – 6:00pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
Come meet the Republican candidate for Commissioner for Public Lands. With your support this is a race we can win.  Meet Steve and learn why this race is important to you.  This will be followed by a fundraising dinner in downtown Vancouver with limited seating.  Contact Ann Donnelly if you would like to attend the dinner following the meet & greet: 360-921-1281 ADonnelly7@Comcast.net.

STEVE MCLAUGHLIN FUNDRAISING DINNER October 13, 6:30pm
Thai Orchid Restaurant, 213 W 11th Street, Vancouver
Fundraising dinner with Steve McLaughlin, candidate for Commissioner of Public Lands.  Limited seating.  RSVP to Ann Donnelly to RSVP 360-921-1281 ADonnelly7@Comcast.net.  Suggested Donation $75-$500.  Contribution limit is $2000 per person.  Co-hosts include Jeanne & Steve Hix, Cathryn Treadwell-Nelson, Liz Pike, Valerie Vance, Ann Donnelly, Leslie Meharry, Kenny Smith

POLITICALLY SPEAKING TOASTMASTERS October 13, 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!”

GOTV CALL CENTER October 14 - November 8, Noon – 9:00pm
Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
Help make phone calls to identify voters and Get out the Vote.  There is just a very tiny window of opportunity to get this work done.  Please contact Kenny to get your name on the schedule.  KennySmith@ClarkRepublicans.com 360-521-8565.

CHRIS VANCE - PATTY MURRAY DEBATE October 16, 7:00 – 8:30pm
At Gonzaga University in Spokane, but on most TV stations.  Check his FB Page for details.
The Washington State Debate Coalition, which was founded by the Seattle CityClub, is sponsoring two debates between Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Republican Chris Vance. 

Ballots in the Mail, October 19

TRUMP CALL CENTER AT REPUBLICAN HQ October 19, 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. Your laptop computer and a headset would be helpful, but we have some available for your use. Come join the action! At Clark County Republican HQ, 9401 NE Covington Rd, Vancouver. 

BILL BRYANT - JAY INSLEE DEBATE, October 19, 8:00 – 9:30pm
Columbia Basin College in Pasco and on most TV stations.  Check his FB Page for details.
Bill Bryant will square off against Incumbent Gov. Jay Inslee at Columbia Basin College in Pasco. 

POLITICALLY SPEAKING TOASTMASTERS October 20, 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!”

SUPER SATURDAY!  CALLING ON EVERYONE TO PARTICIPATE October 22, 9:30am
Watch for location
You are needed! The Washington State Republican Party has assembled a large canvassing team that has been working diligently in Clark County for all of us.  This Super Saturday we get to join them.  They will also be joined by many candidates and their volunteers.  Please be a part of it!  Experienced and novice canvassers welcomed.  You will be given everything you need. 

NAVY MOTHERS TEA AND FASHION SHOW October 22, 2:00 – 4:00pm
2400 Grant Street (Sons of Norway Building), Vancouver
SUPPORT LOCAL VETERANS! Navy Mothers' LaCamas Club 570 is sponsoring a fundraising tea and fashion show to raise money for veterans and active military.  You can order tickets from Sharon Long 360-944-8823 or their Facebook page.  Only $20 per person includes tea, refreshments, entertainment, fashion show and information about local activities.  Limited to the first 50, so get your tickets now.  Click here for the Event Flyer.

CHRIS VANCE - PATTY MURRAY DEBATE October 23, 7:00 – 8:30pm
At Microsoft in Redmond, but on most TV stations.  Check his FB Page for details.
The Washington State Debate Coalition, which was founded by the Seattle CityClub, is sponsoring this second debate between Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Republican Chris Vance. 

Deadline for new Washington Voters to Register in Person, October 31.  Please go to the Elections Office and register while there is still time! – 1408 Franklin, Vancouver.  360-397-2345.

Individual Candidate Sites:
President:
Donald J. Trump - Local Facebook Group  Ralph Reed speech at Liberty University 
Governor: Bill Bryant  Watch the second debate here.
Secretary of State: Kim Wyman
Lt. Governor: Marty McClendon Grassroots Facebook Group
State Treasurer: Duane Davidson and Michael Waite 
State Auditor: Mark Miloscia
Public Lands Commissioner: Steve McLaughlin
US Senate: Chris Vance
Clark County Council Pos. 4: Eileen Quiring
Supreme Court Justice Forum: http://www.tvw.org/watch/?eventID=2016091115
State Supreme Court Justice Pos 1: David DeWolf (Be sure to check out his 4-part video series)
State Supreme Court Justice Pos 5: Greg Zempel
State Supreme Court Justice Pos 6: Dave Larson
U.S. Congress: Re-Elect Jaime Herrera Beutler
LD14 WA State Senate: Curtis King (Incumbent) and Amanda Richards (CCRP Endorsed)
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

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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