Call for May 2018 Arlington Unit Mass Meeting

Unit Mass Meeting
of the Arlington County Republican Committee

April 25, 2018

As Chairman of the Arlington County Republican Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia (“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 Unit Mass Meeting to be held at Summers Restaurant (1520 N Courthouse Rd., Arlington, VA), starting at 7:30 P.M. local time on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 for the purposes of: (a) nominating a Republican candidate for the office of Arlington County Board to be voted for in the general election on November 6, 2018; and (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 Republican nomination at the mass meeting shall file a signed and dated written statement addressed to the Arlington County Republican Committee by mail or in person, to Chairman Jim Presswood, Arlington County Republican Committee, P.O. Box 3081, Arlington, Virginia 22203, which must be received no later than 5 P.M. on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Postmarks do not govern. A filing fee in the amount of $200 shall be included with the written statement made out to Arlington County Republican Committee. The fee shall be a check or money order payable to Arlington County Republican Committee. The statement shall include the following text: “I seek the Republican Party nomination for Arlington County Board in the November 6, 2018 general election. 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 Board Republican nominee in the November 6, 2018 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. At the discretion of the Chairman, the mass meeting may be canceled in the event of only one or no candidate filing.

Paid for and authorized by the Arlington County Republican Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia.

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