Official Mass Meeting Call

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Mass Meeting of the Goochland County Republican Committee
Of the Republican Party of Virginia

Approved March 20, 2019

As Chairman of the Goochland County Republican Committee (GCRC) of the Republican Party, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended by the Committee, I, John D. Myers, do hereby issue this call for a Mass Meeting to be held at the Goochland County Administration Building, 1800 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland, Virginia 23063, or alternate location if necessary, starting at 7:15 PM local time , with registration from 6:00 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 for the purpose of nominating and/or endorsing candidates for the following Goochland County offices for the November 5, 2019 General Election:

• Commonwealth’s Attorney
• Commissioner of Revenue
• Monacan Soil & Water Conservation District Board Member(s)
• Sheriff
• Treasurer
• District 1 Supervisor
• District 1 School Board Member
• District 2 Supervisor
• District 2 School Board Member
• District 3 Supervisor
• District 3 School Board Member
• District 4 Supervisor
• District 4 School Board Member
• District 5 Supervisor
• District 5 School Board Member

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. Voters wishing to participate in the Mass Meeting must be properly registered to vote in Goochland County and may be required to produce personal identification, such as a valid driver’s license or a Commonwealth of Virginia Voter Registration Card issued by the Goochland County Registrar. In addition to the foregoing, to be in accord with the principles of the Republican Party, a voter shall not have participated in the nominating process of a party other than the Republican Party within the last five years. A single exception to this requirement shall be approved for a voter who renounces affiliation with any other party in writing and who expresses in writing that he or she is in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and intends at the time of the writing to support the nominees of the Republican Party in the future.

Filing Requirements: Any candidate seeking nomination or endorsement to the above named offices shall file a written statement by postal mail, or in person, which includes full name, mailing address and phone number, to John D. Myers, 4361 Shannon Hill Road, Columbia, VA 23038, which must be received no later than Monday, May 6, 2019, or by email to Postmarks will not be considered. The filing fee shall be $100 for Board of Supervisors, $100 for Constitutional Officers, $50 for School Board and $25 for Soil and Water Director. Filing fees are payable to Goochland County Republican Committee (GCRC) and must be received by the chairman by May 6, 2019.

Conduct of the Mass Meeting: The meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Code of Virginia, the Republican State Party Plan, this Call, and Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised, Tenth Edition, in that order of precedence. District office nominations and endorsements will be held by participants attending within a given Electoral District. For a resolution to be considered by this meeting, a written copy must be filed with John Myers, 4361 Shannon Hill Road, Columbia, VA 23038, and must be received on or before Monday, May 6, 2019. Postmarks will not be considered. Nominations from the floor for these offices will not be accepted.

Mass Meeting Committees: The GCRC Chair shall appoint the chairman and members of a Credentials Committee, a Nominating Committee, a Rules Committee, and a Resolutions Committee.

Registration Fee: There is no registration fee for this Mass Meeting.

Paid for and authorized by the Goochland County Republican Committee.