Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Milam County Republican Convention!

Milam Republican Party Announces 2012 County/District Convention Plans
Milam County Republican Chairman Bill Whitmire has announced that the 2012Milam County Republican Convention will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at The Milam County Courthouse, 102 South Fannin, Cameron, Texas starting at 10:00 a.m.

The Milam County Republican Convention is held in even-numbered election years, as part of the statewide and national Republican convention process. The purposes of the convention are to choose delegates and alternates to the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) State Convention, currently scheduled for June 7-9 in Fort Worth, and to consider resolutions or statements on policy issues to send to the State Convention for eventual inclusion in the state and national Party platform.

As a result of the substantial changes election calendar in 2012, the Milam Republican Party will not be conducting precinct conventions on the evening of the May 29th Primary Election and will be incorporating all party business into the county convention on April 14th.

All attendees will be seated by precinct and will vote their precinct strength. Furthermore, all attendees have the right to seek to become a state delegate and to bring forth resolutions for consideration by the convention. The convention will be open to any registered voter who signs an oath of affiliation identifying themselves as a Republican.

In making the announcement, County Chairman Bill Whitmire said, "Although the timing of this year's convention schedule has changed for Milam County Republicans, we are very excited by the ability of the Republican Party of Milam County to cover the entire ballot for the first time ever and to select the 11 delegates and alternates to represent Milam County at the State Republican Convention to be held in Fort Worth. I look forward to coming together for this important event as we get ready to go to work to complete our duties that day. On behalf of our county party, I invite all Milam County Voters interested in participating in the Republican Convention Process to join us on Saturday, April 14th at the Milam County Courthouse to participate in a full day of important discussions and decisions that will carry forward to our State Republican Convention and beyond."

As an additional resource, the state party stands ready to answer any questions related to the 2012 Republican Party of Texas Convention process. More convention information is available at the RPT website - TexasGOP.org.

For any additional questions or information, please contact Milam County Chairman Bill Whitmire at 254-482-0354 or by email at: milamgop@yahoo.com. More information can also be found at the Milam GOP website at www.milamgop.org.