Legislative District Party Canvass of the 45th House District of the Republican Party of Virginia
As Chairman of the 45th House District Committee of the Republican Party, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Brenda M. Hankins, do hereby issue this call for a Legislative District Party Canvass to be held at the Minnie Howard Campus of T.C. Williams High School, 3801 W Braddock Rd, Alexandria VA 22302 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT) on May 4, 2017, for the purpose of nominating a candidate for the office of Delegate to be voted for in the General Election on November 7, 2017. The Committee waived the requirement for a polling place in each Unit by unanimous vote.
Qualification for Participation
All legal and qualified voters of the 45th House District 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.
Candidates for the Republican nomination at said canvass shall file a written statement by mail to Sean Lenehan, ARCC, PO Box 245, Alexandria VA 22313, which must be received not later than 5 pm EDT on Monday, April 24, 2017, and a non-refundable filing fee of $352.80 payable to the Alexandria Republican City Committee (postmarks do not govern).
If only one candidate properly files for any office, then said candidate may, at the discretion of the Chairman, be declared the Republican nominee and no canvass will be held for that office.
All ballots shall include a none-of-the-above option. To receive the party’s nomination, any candidate must receive a plurality of ballots cast in that contest.
There will be no registration fee to participate in this canvass.
This Call shall be published on the websites of the Republican Party of Virginia and relevant unit committees. The Committee waived the newspaper publication requirement by a two-thirds vote.
Paid for and authorized by the 45th House District Committee.