2015 Call For Candidates

Official Call for the Party Canvass of the Arlington County Republican Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia

 

OFFICIAL CALL - Candidates for Member of the Arlington County Board, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Sheriff, Commissioner of Revenue, and Treasurer.

 

As Chairman of the Arlington County Republican Committee (“ACRC”) of the Republican Party of Virginia, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Matthew A. Wavro, do hereby issue this call for a Party Canvass to be held at ACRC headquarters, 405 S. Glebe Rd., Arlington, Virginia, from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, for the purpose of nominating a Republican candidate for the office of both Member of the Arlington County Board seats, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Sheriff, Commissioner of Revenue, and Treasurer to be voted for in the election to be held on November 3rd, 2015. 

 

If warranted by the number of candidates, the date, location and time of the canvass are subject to change.  If no candidate files by the deadline, the Chairman will cancel the Canvass.  If one or more candidates file by the deadline, the Canvass shall be held.  In addition to the name of each candidate, “No Nominee” shall be included as an option on the ballot. Election will be by majority vote. No proxy votes will be permitted.

Qualifications for candidates

Any legal resident who is a duly registered voter in Arlington County under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as of the date of filing, regardless of race, religion, national origin or sex, and who certifies in writing that he or she is in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and intends to support its nominees and endorsees for public office in the 2015 election cycle, may file as a candidate for Member of the County Board, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Sheriff, Commissioner of Revenue, or Treasurer. In order to be certified for the Canvass ballot, candidates must meet all requirements established by Canvass rules.

 

Filing Requirements

Candidates for the Republican nomination at said Canvass shall file a written statement, along with a filing fee of $1,000, by mail or in person, to Chairman, Arlington County Republican Committee, 405 S. Glebe Road, Arlington VA 22204, which must be received not later than 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Postmarks do not count.  

 

Qualifications for Participation 

All legal and qualified voters of Arlington 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 and endorsees for public office in the 2015 election cycle, may participate as members of the Republican Party of Virginia in its mass meetings, party canvasses, conventions or primaries encompassing their respective election districts. 

 

Registration Fee

There will be no registration fee to participate in this canvass. 

 

For questions or additional information, please visit www.ArlingtonGOP.com or call ACRC at 703-685-2488 or send email to chairman@ArlingtonGOP.org

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