2017 Arlington GOP Call


Mass Meeting

of Arlington County Republican Committee

of the Republican Party of Virginia

April 26, 2017 

As Chairman of the Arlington County Republican Committee of the Republican Party (“the Committee”), and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Jim Presswood, do hereby issue this call for a mass meeting to be held in the library of Key Elementary School (2300 Key Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201), starting at 12:00 PM local time on June 10, 2017 for the following purposes: 

a) Nominating a Republican candidate for the office of Arlington County Board to be voted for in the general election on November 7, 2017; 

b) For the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the mass meeting. 

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 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

Candidates for the election or nomination at the mass meeting shall file a signed and dated written statement addressed to Arlington County Republican Committee by mail or in person, to Jim Presswood, Chairman, Arlington County Republican Committee, P.O. Box 3081, Arlington, Virginia 22204, which must be received not later than May 10, 2017.  If a filing is sent by U.S. Mail, the date of receipt shall be governed by the postmark.

A filing fee in the amount of $200 shall be included with the written statement.  The fee shall be a check or money order payable to Arlington County Republican Committee.  The statement shall include the following text: “By my signature below, in accordance with the Qualifications for Participation set forth in the Plan of Organization for the Republican Party of Virginia, I do hereby state my intent to support the Arlington County Republican nominee in the November 7, 2017 general election.” 

Registration Fee

There will be no registration fee for voters to participate in this mass meeting. 


If warranted by the number of candidates, the date, location and time of the mass meeting are subject to change.  The Chairman may cancel the mass meeting if one or no candidates file as required by this call.

Paid for and authorized by the Arlington County Republican Committee. 

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