GCRC 2021 Call

Electing Delegates to the State Convention

As Chairman of the GOOCHLAND COUNTY REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE of the Republican Party of Virginia, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended by the Committee, I, John D. Myers, do hereby issue this call to elect delegates to the May 8, 2021 State Convention at which candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General will be selected between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

Qualifications for Participation
All legal and qualified voters of Goochland County 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.

Filing Requirements
Those wishing to serve as delegates to the State Convention shall file the form available at https://goochland.gop, or any substantially similar form, which must be received no later than April 14, 2021 at 5:00 pm.

Delegate filing forms may be submitted in one of three ways:

  • 1) the paper filing form may be sent to John D. Myers by postal mail or in person at 4361 Shannon Hill Road, Columbia, VA 23038. Postmarks will not be considered. Or,
  • 2) the paper filing form may be scanned and emailed to goochlandgop@reagan.com. Or,
  • 3) electronic filing may be made via a link that is published on the https://goochland.gop website.

Pursuant to Art. VII and Art. XII of the Party Plan, all individuals who qualify under Art. I will be declared elected and no mass meeting, party canvass or convention will be held to elect delegates.

Military Provision
Any Military Member who is otherwise qualified under Article I to participate in Republican Party actions and who complies with the procedures to become a delegate to the Convention, and who produces valid military identification or other proof of active-duty status shall be certified as a delegate and shall not be required to be elected as a delegate.

Military Members who are certified as delegates pursuant to the preceding paragraph that are unable to attend the convention in person due to obligations of their official military orders, shall have their votes cast within their unit delegation. Military Member ballots shall be made available by the RPV Chairman or his designee at least twenty (20) days prior to the convention (April 18, 2021). Ballots must be received by the Chairman no later than 12:30 pm on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Registration Fee
There will be no registration fee to be a delegate to the State Convention.

This call will be published at https://goochland.gop and Republican Party of Virginia. The Unit Committee has eliminated the requirement to publish this call in a newspaper of general circulation by a two-thirds vote.

GGCRC 2021 Call (pdf)