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Support TEA Party and Conservative candidates for local election!  Be present at the Mass Meeting and participate in the voting process!

THE CALL for the Mass Meeting of the Goochland County Republican Party will be held on May 1, 2015 at the Parish Hall located at 2955 River Road West in Goochland. The call will start at 7:30 PM with registration from 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM.

For the Official Call document and accompanying forms click on this updated Link. (Download and extract the forms to your computer)

PURPOSES: The purposes of the Meeting are: (1) To nominate Republican Candidates for the following offices: Members of the Board of Supervisors – Districts 1 through 5, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Commissioner of the Revenue, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Sheriff, and Treasurer; (2) to endorse candidates for the Goochland County School Board and Soil and Water District Directors; (3) to consider proper Resolutions; (4) conduct and tally a straw poll, and (5) for the transaction of any other business that may properly come before the Mass Meeting.

TO PARTICIPATE in the voting, people must meet the qualifications and register.  To pre-register, please fill out and return the pre-registration form.  Registration will also be open from 6:15 PM until 7:15 PM at the Parish Hall the evening of the Meeting.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR PARTICIPATION “All legal and qualified voters of Goochland 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 a member of the Goochland County Republican Party 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, unless otherwise stipulated by the appropriate Official Committee, a person otherwise qualified shall not have participated in Virginia in the nomination process of a party other than the Republican Party within the past five years.  (refer to Official Call document in the .zip file from the above link for more info)

TO RENEW OR JOIN the Goochland County Republican Committee, please complete and return the Membership Form.

ANY PERSON that wishes to seek the Republican nomination to any of the enumerated offices must fill out the Declaration of Candidacy, and return it with the filing fee by April 23rd.

TO REITERATE the four action items:

  1. Read the Call for the Mass Meeting.
  2. If you wish to participate in the Mass Meeting, register for it.
  3. If you wish to join the Committee, return the Membership Form with $25.
  4. If you seek the nomination for office, declare for it.

Community involvement is imperative to maintaining a strong conservative local government. We encourage the broadest participation as possible.  If you have any questions, please contact Tom Dykers at or Margie Derreberry at


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