Spotsylvania GOP 2013 Mass Meeting to elect Republican Nominees for Supervisor
Mass Meeting Reminder: Thursday, May 23, 2013 to elect the Republican nominees for supervisor in the Battlefield, Berkeley and Lee Hill Districts.
Mass Meeting of Spotsylvania County Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia
As Chairman of the Spotsylvania County Committee of the Republican Party, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, P. Scott Mellott, do hereby issue this call for a Mass Meeting to be held at the Marshall Center Auditorium, 8800 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553 starting at 7:30 PM local time on Thursday, May 23, 2013 for the following purposes:
a) Nominating a Republican candidate for the office of Supervisor for the Battlefield District to be voted for in the GENERAL ELECTION on Tuesday, November 5, 2013;
b) Nominating a Republican candidate for the office of Supervisor for the Berkeley District to be voted for in the GENERAL ELECTION on Tuesday, November 5, 2013;
c) Nominating a Republican candidate for the office of Supervisor for the Lee Hill District to be voted for in the GENERAL ELECTION on Tuesday, November 5, 2013;
d) and, for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the mass meeting.
Qualifications for Participation
All legal and qualified voters 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.
In addition to the foregoing, to be in accord with the principles of the Republican Party, a person otherwise qualified hereunder shall not have participated in Virginia in the nomination process of a party other than the Republican Party in the last five years. A single exception to this restriction shall be approved for a voter that renounces affiliation with any other party in writing, and who expresses in writing that he/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. Any voter that utilizes the foregoing exception, and thereafter participates in the nomination process of a party other than the Republican Party, shall not have the benefit of the exception identified in Paragraph 3 thereafter.
In order to be eligible to vote at the mass meeting, an individual must be registered to vote no later than the date of the mass meeting. A person who has made application for registration and meets all other requirements herein, but whose name does not appear on the local registration books solely because of the books having been closed in connection with a local election, will nevertheless be deemed a legal and qualified voter.
Candidates for nomination at said mass meeting shall file a written statement by mail or in person, to Scott Mellott at 706 Stonewall Drive Fredericksburg, VA 22407, which must be received not later than 7:00 PM local time on May 9, 2013. The candidate statement must include full legal name, legal home address, and contact information.
If NO candidates file for nomination by May 9, 2013; then, the Mass Meeting will be canceled.
Registration and Fee
The doors will open at 6:00 PM local time with registration to begin at 6:30 PM local time. Any participant in line at 7:30 PM local time shall be allowed to register for the mass meeting.
A voluntary registration fee of $20.00 is requested of each voter in this mass meeting.
Paid for and authorized by the Spotsylvania County Republican Committee