Augusta Republicans Endorse Pam Carter for Pastures Board of Supervisors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       August 17, 2017

Contact: Hannah Moxley, Vice Chair of Communications

Email: acrccommunications@gmail.com

Augusta Republicans Endorse Pastures District Candidate Pam Carter

VERONA, Va. – Augusta County Republicans unanimously voted Tuesday night to endorse Pam Carter, candidate for the Pastures District of the Board of Supervisors.

“Pam’s conservative values, commitment to fiscal responsibility, investment in public safety and supporting volunteers, and enhancing opportunities for economic growth and development resonate with the Republicans of the county and the district,” a spokesman for the committee said.  “We look forward to working together to elect Pam in November.”

Pam is challenging the 22-year incumbent, Tracy Pyles.  She and her supporters believe that it’s time for fresh plans and better representation in Pastures, and have had an overwhelmingly supportive response since they began campaigning.

Pam responded to the endorsement, stating, “I’m honored by this endorsement and look forward to working with the Republicans towards achieving our common ideals for government.”

Pam Carter is an RN with administrative and managerial experience in negotiating with local Boards to enhance programs and decrease county costs.  This has afforded Pam the opportunity to tone her leadership skills, and practice budget oversight and coordination and allocation of resources.  Pam is also an online teacher at Mary Baldwin’s Murphy Deming College of Health-Sciences, a position which has cemented her respect for the educators of our county.  Pam and her family live in Pastures.  Her website can be found at www.voteforpamcarter.com.

 

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Notice: No July meeting

The next meeting will be Tuesday, August 15, 7 p.m. in the Board Room at the Government Center.  In the meantime, come see us at the Fair!

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Supporting our nominees at the Staunton 4th of July parade!

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Mass Meeting Cancellation

To Whom it May Concern,

I, Curt Lilly, Chairman of the Augusta County Republican Committee, in accordance with the calls I issued on April 2, 2017,  hereby CANCEL the Mass Meetings that were to be held  at the Government Center on May 18, 2017 for the purpose of nominating a Republican candidate for the office of County Supervisor for the Pastures, Middle River, and Beverly Manor magisterial districts.  The committee only received filings for Terry Kelley (Beverly Manor) and Gerald Garber (Middle River).  Since there was no district with more than one candidate, the mass meeting is not needed and is cancelled.

I look forward to seeing you at our regular May Committee meeting.
 

Thank you,

Curt

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Mass Meeting BOS Candidate Pre-FILE FORM

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Mass Meeting Attendee Pre-FILE FORM

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Mass Meeting Call – Pastures

OFFICIAL CALL

Mass Meeting of the Augusta County Republican Committee

I, Curt Lilly, Chairman of the Augusta County Republican Committee, hereby issue the Call for a Mass Meeting to be held in the Smith West Room at the Government Center, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, at 7:00 p.m. on May 18, 2017 for the purpose of nominating a Republican candidate for the office of County Supervisor for the Pastures magisterial district, to be voted for in the general election on November 7, 2017.

If only one candidate pre-files for the District Board of Supervisor, the pre-filed candidate shall be declared the nominee and the Call for the Mass Meeting canceled.

Qualifications for Participation

All legal and qualified voters of the Pastures District of Augusta County and under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin or sex, who are in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and who will express in open meeting either orally or in writing as may be required, their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the ensuing election, may participate as members of the Republican Party of Virginia in this Mass Meeting.

Military members that because of the obligations of their official military orders, are unable to attend the mass meeting, may in lieu of selecting delegates to represent them from their respective magisterial district, be represented by the Military Delegation.  They shall send an e-mail declaration to the e-mail address below stating that they wish to be represented by the Military Delegation and include attached a signed statement of intent and affirmation of their official military orders precluding their attendance and their email address for correspondence.  Please send military declarations to curt.lilly@gmail.com by May 7, 2017.

Filing requirements

All individuals interested in seeking the nomination for this office must submit a candidate filing form which will be available on the ACRC website (AugustaVAGOP.com) beginning April 3 to the Chairman of the Augusta County Republican Committee by 5:00pm., April 28, 2017, at the address below.  The fee is $250.  Postmarks will not govern.

Curt Lilly, Chairman

PO Box 430

Verona, VA 24482

 Registration for Mass Meetings

Early submission of the pre-file form is highly recommended to significantly reduce registration time. The pre-file form will be available on the ACRC website (AugustaVAGOP.com) beginning May 1 and must be submitted by May 11 to the P.O Box listed above. (Postmarks do not govern.) For those who were unable to pre-file, onsite registration will also be available on the night of the Mass Meeting to begin at 6:30pm and end at 7:00pm. A voluntary donation of $5.00 is requested to help cover expenses of the meeting.

Curt Lilly, Chairman

Paid for and authorized by the Augusta County Republican Committee

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Mass Meeting Call – Middle River

OFFICIAL CALL

Mass Meeting of the Augusta County Republican Committee

I, Curt Lilly, Chairman of the Augusta County Republican Committee, hereby issue the Call for a Mass Meeting to be held in the South Board Room at the Government Center, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, at 7:00 p.m. on May 18, 2017 for the purpose of nominating a Republican candidate for the office of County Supervisor for the Middle River magisterial district, to be voted for in the general election on November 7, 2017.

If only one candidate pre-files for the District Board of Supervisor, the pre-filed candidate shall be declared the nominee and the Call for the Mass Meeting canceled.

Qualifications for Participation

All legal and qualified voters of the Middle River District of Augusta County and under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin or sex, who are in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and who will express in open meeting either orally or in writing as may be required, their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the ensuing election, may participate as members of the Republican Party of Virginia in this Mass Meeting.

Military members that because of the obligations of their official military orders, are unable to attend the mass meeting, may in lieu of selecting delegates to represent them from their respective magisterial district, be represented by the Military Delegation.  They shall send an e-mail declaration to the e-mail address below stating that they wish to be represented by the Military Delegation and include attached a signed statement of intent and affirmation of their official military orders precluding their attendance and their email address for correspondence.  Please send military declarations to curt.lilly@gmail.com by May 7, 2017.

Filing requirements

All individuals interested in seeking the nomination for this office must submit a candidate filing form which will be available on the ACRC website (AugustaVAGOP.com) beginning April 3 to the Chairman of the Augusta County Republican Committee by 5:00pm., April 28, 2017, at the address below.  The fee is $250.  Postmarks will not govern.

Curt Lilly, Chairman

PO Box 430

Verona, VA 24482

 Registration for Mass Meetings

Early submission of the pre-file form is highly recommended to significantly reduce registration time. The pre-file form will be available on the ACRC website (AugustaVAGOP.com) beginning May 1 and must be submitted by May 11 to the P.O Box listed above. (Postmarks do not govern.) For those who were unable to pre-file, onsite registration will also be available on the night of the Mass Meeting to begin at 6:30pm and end at 7:00pm. A voluntary donation of $5.00 is requested to help cover expenses of the meeting.

Curt Lilly, Chairman

Paid for and authorized by the Augusta County Republican Committee

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Mass Meeting Call – Beverly Manor

OFFICIAL CALL

Mass Meeting of the Augusta County Republican Committee

I, Curt Lilly, Chairman of the Augusta County Republican Committee, hereby issue the Call for a Mass Meeting to be held in the Board Room at the Government Center, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, at 7:00 p.m. on May 18, 2017 for the purpose of nominating a Republican candidate for the office of County Supervisor for the Beverly Manor magisterial district, to be voted for in the general election on November 7, 2017.

If only one candidate pre-files for the District Board of Supervisor, the pre-filed candidate shall be declared the nominee and the Call for the Mass Meeting canceled.

Qualifications for Participation

All legal and qualified voters of the Beverly Manor District of Augusta County and under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin or sex, who are in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and who will express in open meeting either orally or in writing as may be required, their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the ensuing election, may participate as members of the Republican Party of Virginia in this Mass Meeting.

Military members that because of the obligations of their official military orders, are unable to attend the mass meeting, may in lieu of selecting delegates to represent them from their respective magisterial district, be represented by the Military Delegation.  They shall send an e-mail declaration to the e-mail address below stating that they wish to be represented by the Military Delegation and include attached a signed statement of intent and affirmation of their official military orders precluding their attendance and their email address for correspondence.  Please send military declarations to curt.lilly@gmail.com by May 7, 2017.

Filing requirements

All individuals interested in seeking the nomination for this office must submit a candidate filing form which will be available on the ACRC website (AugustaVAGOP.com) beginning April 3 to the Chairman of the Augusta County Republican Committee by 5:00pm., April 28, 2017, at the address below.  The fee is $250.  Postmarks will not govern.

Curt Lilly, Chairman

PO Box 430

Verona, VA 24482

 Registration for Mass Meetings

Early submission of the pre-file form is highly recommended to significantly reduce registration time. The pre-file form will be available on the ACRC website (AugustaVAGOP.com) beginning May 1 and must be submitted by May 11 to the P.O Box listed above. (Postmarks do not govern.) For those who were unable to pre-file, onsite registration will also be available on the night of the Mass Meeting to begin at 6:30pm and end at 7:00pm. A voluntary donation of $5.00 is requested to help cover expenses of the meeting.

Curt Lilly, Chairman

Paid for and authorized by the Augusta County Republican Committee

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Official Call – 20th House District Convention

OFFICIAL CALL

 Legislative District Convention
of the 20th House District of the Republican Party of Virginia

 As Chairman of the 20th House District Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization, and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Anne Taetzsch Fitzgerald, do hereby issue this call for a Legislative District Convention to be held starting at 10am local time, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Wilson Memorial High School, 189 Hornet Rd, Fishersville, VA 22939 for the purposes of nominating a Republican candidate for the office of Delegate to be voted for in the general election on November 7, 2017, and for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the convention.

Qualifications for Participation

All legal and qualified voters under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, regardless of race, religion, national origin, or sex, who are in accord with the principles of the Republican Party, and who, if requested, express in open meeting either orally or in writing as may be required their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the ensuing election may participate as members of the Republican Party of Virginia in its mass meetings, party canvasses, conventions, or primaries encompassing their respective election districts.

Composition of Convention

The Convention shall be composed of delegates and alternate delegates of the respective units they represent. Representation shall be based on a percentage of the total number of Republican votes cast in each county and city in the last gubernatorial and presidential election combined. Each unit is allowed one (1) Delegate Vote for 250 Republican votes cast or major portion thereof. Each unit shall be entitled to at least one (1) Delegate Vote. The delegates and alternates shall be elected in county and city mass meetings, party canvasses or conventions that shall be called for this purpose in conformity with the Plan of Organization of the Republican Party of Virginia by each unit committee.

Voting strength is as follows:

LOCALITYNAME Locality District Subtotal Percent of Total Votes Total Delegation
AUGUSTA COUNTY 39980 65.84% 160
HIGHLAND COUNTY 1515 2.47 6
NELSON COUNTY 3854 6.17% 15
STAUNTON CITY 8002 13.42 32
WAYNESBORO CITY 7399 12.34% 30

 

The election of Delegates and Alternates to the District Convention shall take place between March 15, 2017 and April 18, 2017 (inclusive), unless pre-filing is required. In that case, pre-filing shall not begin earlier than March 15, 2017.

 Candidate Pre-Filing Requirements

Each person desiring to pre-file must file a statement announcing their candidacy prior to the deadline for pre-filing. No particular form is required. Along with the pre-filing statement, a filing fee of $700 is required payable by check or money order. This will be refunded if there is only one candidate who pre-files.

All pre-filing statements and filing fees must be complete and shall be submitted in person or by US Mail to the Chair of the Committee, Anne Fitzgerald, 261 Thornrose Ave, Staunton, VA 24401, or in person by the pre-filing individual at a duly called Unit Committee meeting to the Unit Chairman. In no case shall a pre-filed statement be accepted by any Unit Committee Chairman by hand delivery from a third party. Postmarks do not govern.

The deadline for pre-filing is March 14 at 12pm.

If only one candidate pre-files, that individual will be deemed the nominee of the 20th House District Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia.

Delegates Registration Contributions

A voluntary contribution of $10.00 is requested of each Delegate and Alternate Delegate to the Convention. The voluntary contributions are to pay for the expenses of the Legislative District Committee Convention. Unit Chairmen are requested to collect and transmit the fees to the Legislative District Chairman, Anne Fitzgerald with the forms certifying their Delegates.

It is recommended that checks or money orders be made payable to “Legislative District Committee for HD 20.”

Certification of Delegates

The Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the Convention so elected shall be certified in writing with their respective names, addresses including zip codes, email addresses and telephone numbers over the signatures of the permanent Chairman and permanent Secretary of the Unit mass meeting or convention, or of the Unit Chairman of the Unit Committee which may have conducted a party canvass to select the Delegates and Alternate Delegates.

The list of Delegates and Alternate Delegates must be sent to the Legislative District Committee in both paper and electronic format, using a standard spreadsheet program.

All certifications and applicable voluntary contributions, regardless of the date of the Unit Mass Meeting, Party Canvass or Convention must be postmarked no later than the seventh day after the adjournment of the Unit Mass Meeting, Party Canvass or Convention, or delivered no later than 6:00 pm on the tenth day after the adjournment of the Mass Meeting, Party Canvass or Convention.

All certifications must be received by April 25, 2017. After the filing deadline of the certifications, no change may be made except a certified Alternate Delegate may be made a Delegate.

A copy of the published call of the convention, mass meeting or party canvass called for the purpose of selecting delegates and alternate delegates to said convention, must accompany the certification with the date of publication included.

Certification should be mailed or delivered as follows:

Original – Legislative District Chair, Anne Fitzgerald, 261 Thornrose Ave, Staunton, VA 24401

Second Copy – Sandy Adams, Secretary, 712 Pelham Dr, Waynesboro, VA 22980

Third Copy – For the unit’s records

A delegate or alternate delegate is not certified until his name, address and phone number has been provided on the certification.

If there is only one candidate who pre-files, that individual will be deemed the nominee of the 20th House District of the Republican Party of Virginia.  As such, the convention will be canceled and units will not need to hold their mass meetings.

Publication

A full copy of this Call for Convention shall be posted, and available on the Republican Party of Virginia website (www.virginia.gop) and on the Sixth District Republican Committee website (http://www.sixthdistrictgop.org).  It is requested that the units of Augusta County, Highland County, Nelson County, City of Staunton, and City of Waynesboro publish this call on their individual websites where applicable.

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