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Union County Republican Party held its June meeting on June 19th
at JB Roosters. Speaking at the meeting were State Senator Jeff
Chapman, a candidate for Governor, State Senator Seth Harp,
a candidate for State Insurance and Fire Safety Commissioner,
State Superior Court Judge Lynn Alderman who is running
for re-election, Raymond George, a candidate for District
Attorney, and representatives for Jeff Langley, who is
running for District Attorney, and Gerry Purcell, a candidate
for State Insurance and Fire Safety Commissioner.
spoke about his campaign for Governor and what it means to be
a conservative. He outlined his plans to bring a comprehensive
ethics reform bill before the State Legislature. Senator Harp,
a decorated Vietnam veteran informed the audience about his military
record and plan to bring reform and stricter ethics to the office
of State Insurance and Fire Safety Commissioner. Judge Alderman
spoke about her tenure on the bench and the role of a State Superior
at the April meeting was former State Senator Lee Hawkins
who is running for the Ninth Congressional District seat that
opened up with Nathan Dealís resignation from Congress. Hawkins
discussed his experience as a small business owner and the need
to bring someone with proven conservative credentials to Congress
to help defund the recently passed health care plan. Former State
Senator Eric Johnson spoke about his campaign for Governor.
Johnson outlined the five key points of his campaign platform
and stressed his credentials as a Reagan conservative. Incumbent
Secretary of State Brian Kemp spoke about what he has done
in office since being appointed Secretary of State in January
and his plans if re-elected. Chickamauga City Council member and
businessman Steve Tarvin who is also running for the Ninth
Congressional District was the final speaker. Tarvin spoke about
his no-nonsense campaign, the strong conservative values that
he brings to the campaign, and the business experience that he
has in running several companies.
Party to Hold Mass Meetings and County Convention
Saturday, March 12, 2011, at 9:00AM, the Union County Republican
Party will convene Precinct (or other political subdivision) Mass
Meetings to elect Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the Union
County Republican Party Convention. The County Convention will
convene at 10:00AM on March 12, 2011, at the same location for
the purpose of electing Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the
Congressional District Convention and the State Convention. Additionally,
the Convention will be adopting the Rules of the County Republican
Party and electing officers for the 2011-2013 term.
the Precinct Mass Meetings and County Convention will be held
in the Jury Assembly Room in the Union County Courthouse, 114
Courthouse Street, Blairsville, Georgia.
Union County residents who are legally registered to vote and
believe in the principles of the Republican Party are urged to
participate in this process.
9th Congressional District Convention will convene on Saturday,
April 16, 2011, at 10:00AM at the Forsyth Conference Center, 7745
Majors Road, Cumming, Georgia 30041. The District Convention will
be adopting rules for the Congressional District Republican Party
and electing officers for the 2011-2013 term. The Convention will
also elect members of the State Committee of the Georgia Republican
Party. Delegates and Alternates will be required to pay a fee
of $25, which is to cover the cost of the Convention.
Georgia Republican Party State Convention will convene at 2:00PM
on Friday, May 13, 2011, in Macon, Georgia and will elect the
Georgia Republican Party Officers and conduct all other business
as necessary. Delegates and Alternates will be required to pay
a fee, which is to cover the cost of the Convention.
further information contact Chuck Honaker,
Chairman of the Union County Republican Party, 706-835-1210. www.UnionGOP.org
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