Walker County Republican Party To Hold Mass Meetings And County Convention On March 9

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The Walker County Republican Party will convene precinct mass meetings to elect delegates and alternate delegates to the Walker County Republican Party Convention. The County Convention will convene at 10 a.m. on March 9, at the same location for the purpose of electing delegates and alternate delegates to the 14th Congressional District Convention and the State Convention. 

Additionally, the County Convention will be adopting the Rules of the Walker County Republican Party and electing officers for the 2013-2015 term.

Both the Precinct Mass Meetings and County Convention will be held Community Room at the Rossville Civic Center at 400 McFarland Ave., Rossville.

All Walker County residents who are legally registered to vote and believe in the principles of the Republican Party are urged to participate in this process. Convention registration will begin at 8 a.m. with a fee of $20 ($15 for pre-registering by March 1—forms can be found on the Walker County Republican Party website at WalkerGOP.com), which is to cover the cost of the County Convention.

The 14th Congressional District Republican Party Convention will convene on Saturday, April 20, at 10 a.m. at the Rome Campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College in Rome, Ga. The District Convention will be adopting rules for the 14th Congressional District Party and electing officers for the 2013-2015 term. 

The Convention will also elect members of the State Committee of the Georgia Republican Party. Delegates will be required to pay a fee, which is to cover the cost of the District Convention.

The Georgia Republican Party State Convention will convene at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 17, in Athens, Ga. The State Convention will Georgia Republican Party Officers and conduct all other necessary and proper business. Delegates and alternates will be required to pay a fee, which is to cover the cost of the Convention. 

If a delegate or alternate requests a waiver of the fee for the inability to pay, that request will be considered and a determination made as to whether a waiver is in order.

Registration and participation at the Precinct Mass meeting, County Convention, District Convention or State Convention is not allowed after the event’s designated start time.

For further information contact Nathan A. Smith, chairman of the Walker County Republican Party at 423 364-2964 or natsmith9@gmail.com.

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