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FROM THE CHAIR
The test for being a REPUBLICAN is not who you hate, it’s what you value: freedom and liberty founded on a limited government and free market.
The past few days have shaken me, but I won’t be moved. I am a Republican. Yes, I voted for Republican President Trump in both elections and I support him still. NO, I DO NOT AND NEVER WILL condone violence, whether perpetrated by the left or the right.
Here’s how I look at the party right now. It’s a bit like a marriage. When things get rocky, you’ve got a choice: get a divorce and marry somebody else—which comes with a whole new set of problems—OR WORK IT OUT.
Here’s my determination: to be a positive change from within. We may not be able to unite the national party, but we can unite THURSTON.
Let’s start today!
In your service,
Congratulations to the 2020-2022 Precinct Committee Officers and to the new TCRP Executive Board.
CHAIR: Kelley Payne
1ST VICE CHAIR: Jackson Maynard (Appointed)
2ND VICE CHAIR: John Heinley
SECRETARY: Matt Germer
TREASURER: Aaron Lang (Appointed)
STATE COMMITTEEMAN: Ken Morse
STATE COMMITTEEWOMAN: Audrey Phillips
The mission of the Thurston County Republican Party is to support the election and re-election of Republican candidates to public office, to attract voters and volunteers to the Republican Party, to protect the Constitutions of the United States and Washington State, to work for the passage of initiatives and referendum, and to ensure greater dignity, freedom and prosperity for all.
The purpose of the Central Committee and the Executive Board is to:
1. Lead, contribute and participate in the establishment of a Republican Party organization that is an effective vehicle for setting public policy.
2. Fulfill those functions conferred on it by state law and the state party rules.
3. Locate, guide, prepare and retain Republican candidates for public office.
4. To plan, organize, administer and finance the party’s operations to accomplish the above-stated purposes.
We would love to have you join us! There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer from helping on campaigns to planning events.
Congratulations to the following Thurston County Republicans for being elected National Delegates and representing Thurston/Pierce Counties in the 10th Congressional District. 1: Tom Watson, 2: Kelley Payne, Braedon Wilkerson.
UPDATED: 20 May 2020: All Thurston County Delegates and Alternates; As a reminder, you have until 26 May 2020 to submit your registration fees for the WSRP virtual State Convention to be held 26-27 June. You can submit your payments and get more information at: https://wsrp.org/2020convention/ NOTICE: (UPDATED) APRIL 23rd; THE TCRP EXECUTIVE BOARD SELECTED A NEW DATE FOR THE COUNTY CONVENTION; SAT, May 9th (10:00AM). LIKE ALL THE OTHER COUNTIES IN THE STATE THIS YEARS CONVENTION WILL BE ONLINE, USING THE ZOOM CONFERENCING APPLICATION https://zoom.us COUPLED WITH THE QUICK VOTE VOTING APPLICATION DEVELOPED BY THE WSRP. WE ARE WORKING ON GETTING THE PROGRAMS SET UP IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS AND WILL DO A FEW DRY RUNS TO BECOME PROFICIENT AT IT. THE CONVENTION WILL BEGIN AT 10:00AM, CREDENTIALING WILL BEGIN AT 9:00AM. WE RECOMMEND LOGGING IN EARLY USING YOUR REAL NAME AND THE EMAIL YOU PROVIDED US AT THE COUNTY CAUCUSES. ALL DELEGATES/ALTERNATES WILL BE RECEIVING THEIR DELEGATE PACKETS VIA EMAIL WITHIN THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS. CONVENTION DELEGATES/ALTERNATES WILL ALSO RECEIVE AN EMAIL WITH THE INVITATION TO THE ZOOM APPLICATION AND THE PASSWORD TO ENTER THE MEETING SITE. IF YOU ARE A DELEGATE YOU SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED AN EMAIL A WEEK OR SO AGO FROM THE PARTY SECRETARY. IF YOU DIDN’T PLEASE CHECK YOU SPAM FOLDER TO SEE IF IT IS THERE. SEVERAL COUNTIES HAVE ALREADY USED THESE APPS AND HAD SUCCESSFUL CONVENTIONS. IF NOT, PLEASE CONTACT THE PARTY BY MESSAGE HERE OR ON FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/groups/8635072181 OR EMAIL email@example.com THE WSRP STATE CONVENTION HAS BEEN MOVED TO JUNE 25-27TH IN EVERETT INSTEAD OF MAY. If you were elected to go to the Thurston County Republican Convention, please attend on April 25th (Online using the Zoom application/10:00AM). If I am elected to go to the State convention in Everett in June (25-27). How much will it cost? https://wsrp.org/2020convention/ What happens after the caucus? If you are elected as a delegate or alternate to the county convention, you will receive an informational email from the County Party Secretary with forms and other info about the county convention. The County Convention: Sat, April 25th, 10:00/LOCATION/TYPE PENDING If you are elected as a delegate or alternate to the state convention you must be prepared to pay the state registration fee within 10 days after the completion of the county convention. The Washington State Republican Party Convention will be held in Everett, WA on June 25-27, 2020. CALENDAR OF EVENTS County/State Convention Timelines: Mar 14th 2020: 1) First day to hold County Conventions. May 23rd 2020: 1) Last Day to hold County Conventions. May 26th 2020: 1) All Delegate/Alternate registration fees due to WSRP for State Convention. June 1st 2020: 1) Last Day for Chair to submit certification of delegates to WSRP. June 5th 2020: 1) Last day for elected alternates to register for the State Convention. Jun 12th 2020: 1) Last Day for Counties to elect or appoint State Convention Committee members. (Rules, Platform, Credentials) June 12th 2020: 1) State Chair certifies list of automatic delegates to State Convention. 2) Last Day for County Chair to report their State Convention Committee members to WSRP. 3) Deadline for all state delegates/alternates registration forms and payment for state convention. June 24 2020: 1) State Central Committee meeting and State Executive Board meeting, Everett WA. June 25-27 2020: 1) State Convention, Everett WA. Aug 24-27 2020: 1) Republican National Convention, Charlotte NC. -30-