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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns: The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee faced growing pressure to resign in the aftermath of the release of thousands of embarrassing internal email exchanges among Democratic officials. Her resignation takes effect at the end of the Democratic National Convention, which begins Monday.
The Wickenburg Republican Club will not meet this evening. Contact: Chr Frosty Taylor,, firstname.lastname@example.org or 928-684-1221.
Tom Morrissey, Immediate Past Chairman AZ GOP: One of the highlights of our National Convention was meeting with Gov Mike Huckabee. Sheriff Joe, my wife Kris and I had the opportunity to spend some time meeting with the Governor in the FOX Green Room. He spoke about his sincere belief that Donald Trump can, and will restore the rule of law to our country. He pointed to Sheriff Joe saluting him for his performance as a seasoned law enforcement officer and leader even under the current challenges he experiences on a daily basis. Huckabee has, what is probably the best understanding of what we are up against in Hillary (and Bill) Clinton and his perspective on them will be extremely helpful as we go forward toward Election Day. I complimented him on his musicianship as a solid bass player in his group "The Little Rockers" and we discussed my days in the music business as part of the Ohio Express. It’s funny how so few people remember the name of the band but everybody remembers "Yummy, Yummy, Yummy".
Former Maricopa County Republican Committee Chairman Lyle Tuttle to Jim Ely: Jim, what specifically do you expect AzRA to do? See 7-24-16-briefs.html
Congressman Trent Franks will be hosting a meet and greet from 5-6:30 pm, Wed., July 27 at the West Side GOP Office, 10050 W. Bell Road, Suite #26 In Sun City. Coffee, water and pastries will be served. Yard signs and bumper stickers will be available. Contact: email@example.com or (623) 979-1776 to have a yard sign delivered.
LD21 Sen Debbie Lesko: As I was unpacking all my Trump and Republican National Convention souvenirs I noticed that ALL of them are made in the USA. Trump promises to bring jobs back to America. His actions prove he'll do it!
Former LD13 Chairman Robert Branch: As I see it! Hillary Clinton’s 3 greatest accomplishments1. Staying out of jail – Mishandling of classified information. 2. Staying out of jail – Contempt of Congress - lying to Congress about Benghazi3. Staying out of jail - Clinton Foundation taking money for Uranium and favors.
Town Crier Jim Ely: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: “A political party (from Latin: pars, Genitive partis, "part", "portion") is a political organization that typically seeks to influence, or entirely control, government policy, usually by nominating candidates with aligned political views and trying to seat them in political office. Parties participate in electoral campaigns and educational outreach or protest actions. Parties often espouse an ideology or vision, expressed in a party program, bolstered by a written platform with specific goals, forming a coalition among disparate interests” In the newspaper of 7-24-16, a front page article, “Four candidates vie for GOP nod in State Rep race.” Now if one reads that article who can say which two are the best qualified. In addition, listen to their rhetoric or count the number of road signs, and then say which are the best two qualified. Every election year voters are offered a ‘pig in a poke”, an unreached choice of for whom to vote. That is, how can voters research their choice for a candidate, or just be influenced by campaign speeches, slicky brochures or signs? Where is the party?? The party?? The party waits until after the primary election and then sometimes supports the people’s choice. Does that help? Just an idea. Seems that if the chairs of the legislative districts were to call a special meeting of their Precinct Committeemen to hear their concerns, and from that meeting compile a list of issues of concerns, and then forward that list to the candidates for office in that district for their response, and then publish the candidates replies, that would give valuable information to the voters and a solid input from WE THE PEOPLE, the overlooked Precinct Committeemen. This is not for the party to tell party members for whom to vote, but provide information to help voters decide. If the party is of no help, why have a party?
US Sen John McCain will address the Arizona Water Reuse Symposium at 9:30 am., Mon, July 25 in Flagstaff,. He will be joined by Flagstaff Mayor Jerry Nabours and city water managers to discuss solutions to safeguarding Arizona’s water supplies for future generations.
LD25 Write in candidate Itasca Small will attend the 6 pm “Milton Friedman Legacy” event at the Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 3839 E Shea Blvd in Phoenix. The event is sponsored by the Arizona Chapter of Americans For Prosperity. Contact: Campaign manager Merrianne Geisdorft 480-225-0720.
Former LD13 Chairman Robert Branch: Women - Hillary is pandering for your vote. The Clinton foundation pays women 82 cents on a dollar want they pay men. Trumps organization pays women equal to man. In fact they have more women executives then men.
County Trial Court Is First In US Using Remote Stenographers Cochise County Superior Court has been using new technology since May that allows a stenographer to document proceedings from an outside location. Read full article »
US Sen John McCain will meet with Arizona firefighters and receive a briefing on new fire shield technology that Flagstaff resident Steve Miller is developing in partnership with NASA and the U.S. Forest Service in Flagstaff, Arizona at 1:15 pm., Mon., July 25. The new fire shields being developed will leverage NASA’s heat protection technology originally designed for spacecraft in an effort to make emergency shelters safer for firefighters.
The Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL) invites all members and their guests to attend their 11th Annual Meeting of Members from noon until 4 pm., Oct 8, 2016 at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel in Phoenix. Seating begins at 11 am. Details at website. The open carrying of holstered firearms is appreciated. This year’s speaker is Dave Kopel. All luncheon attendees will be eligible for our door prize drawings. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased at online store or at any AzCDL gun show table. Entrée choices this year include guajillo rubbed flat iron steak, guajillo rubbed chicken breast with roasted corn relish, or a Vegetarian spinach and ricotta ravioli with sun dried tomatoes, fresh asparagus, pine nuts and roasted garlic tomato vodka coulis. Any AzCDL member upgrading to Life Member status before Sept 24 will receive FREE tickets to this year’s annual meeting for themselves and their guests. All membership donations accumulate towards a life membership. To find out how close you are to becoming an AzCDL Life Member, contact Fred at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are not yet a member of AzCDL and wish to attend our annual meeting, we invite you to Join AzCDL. RSVP required by Sept 24, 2016. Tickets not for sale at the annual meeting. Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL), is an all-volunteer, non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization.
Maricopa County Elections Needs Polling Place Volunteers for the August 30 Presidential Primary Election. They need over 4,000 registered voters to work the 724 precincts in Maricopa County. Volunteers will be pay $125 for Election Day, $10 for the training class, and $5 for the setup meeting. Interested people should contact: Fred Lucero - RISCX at email@example.com
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Important 2016 Election Dates And Deadlines
· Aug 1 – Voter registration deadline for Primary Election.
· Aug 3 – Early Ballot Voting begins for Primary Election
· Aug 30 – Primary Election
· Sept 29 – Last day to file as a write-in candidate for the General Election.
· Oct 10 – Voter registration deadline for General Election.
· Oct 12 – Early Ballot Voting begins for General Election.
· Nov 8 – General Election Day.
Anyone Wishing A Presentation from former Secretary of State Ken Bennett, who is currently running for Congress, can host an event by signing up at BennettForCongress.com
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A ‘Retirement Party for Sen John McCain’ is planned on Monday evening, July 25, complete with a retirement cake and featuring US Senate candidate Dr. Kelli Ward and former congressman Tom Tancredo. Suggested donations $30 per person or $50 per couple. For reservations contact Karen Schutte at 520.877.3230 or 520.241.2256 or RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 623-451-692 or www.kelliward.com/retiremccainparty
LD18 Senate Candidate Frank Schmuck volunteers will meet at 7 pm., Mon., July 25 at 233 W Krista Way in Tempe on how to use your time to make a real difference in this primary election. Contact: Team Schmuck Chairman Dan Schultz at email@example.com
Western Pinal County Chapter of The Arizona Republican Assembly will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., July 25 at 408 N. Sacaton St. Ste. II, Casa Grande, AZ. (SE corner of W Florence Blvd. and N Sacaton St. , featuring Supervisor 3 Candidates Irene Littleton and Steve Miller. Questions will be gathered from the audience.
cancelled: The Wickenburg Republican Club will not meet tonight. Contact: Chr Frosty Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fountain Hills Republican Club's GOP Social will start at 6 pm., Tues., July 26 in the Fireside Grill inside the Lexington Hotel, 12800 N Saguaro Blvd, FH 85268. The GOP Socials are scheduled for the 4th Thursday of each month and will continue throughout the summer and fall at the Fireside Grill. These are social events. No Speeches, no reservations, no host bar/drinks (with optional food) in a friendly social atmosphere at a local bar/restaurant. Everyone is welcome. Socialize with old friends while making new friends. The Fountain Hills Republican Club's "GOP Socials" are open to all interested persons, membership in the FH Republican Club is not required.
US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward is hosting a Meet And Greet at 10 am., July 26 at the Bungalow, 48 N Robson in Mesa.
Congressman Trent Franks is hosting a Coffee with the Congressman at 8:30 am, Wed., July 27 at 7121 W Bell Rd, Glendale (lower level conference room). RSVP to Shari Farrington email@example.com
LD4 Will Meet at 7 pm., Wed., July 27 at the Estrella Foothills High School, 13033 S. Estrella Foothills to hear Goodyear city council candidate William Stipp and do the drawing for the Engraved Ruger 10/22 Rifle winner. Contact Chairman Richard Newcomer 623-398-5638.
Congressman Trent Franks will be at the Westside GOP office, 99th Ave/Bell Road between 5-6:30 pm., Wed., July 27. Light refreshments will be served. Yard signs will be available. RSVP to Shari Farrington at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602 820 4350.
Americans for Prosperity will host a luncheon in Tucson and a dinner in Phoenix on Fri., July 29 to discuss the future of school choice, education reform, and celebrate the birthday of the late economist Milton Friendman with speak Max Eden, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Use these links to sign up for the event closest to you. Tucson Lunch Phoenix Dinner Contact: Tom Jenney, AZ Director of APF email@example.com
The Sonoita/Elgin Tea Party Ice Cream Social for local folks running for office is scheduled between 3-5 pm., Sun., July 31 at Dave and Marian’s home, 22 Hitchcock Lane in Sonoita.
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Republican Corporation Commission candidates Andy Tobin, Al Melvin and Rick Gray announced that they are running as a team for the three Arizona Corporation Commission seats that are up for election. “Already being on the Commission I appreciate the importance of quality commissioners who are working together to provide stability to both providers and ratepayers, and that’s what I believe this team will do,” said Commissioner Tobin. “As three conservative Republicans who are equally committed to ensuring a plentiful supply of clean and safe water and electricity to our great state, the team approach just made sense,” said former State Senator Melvin. State Representative Gray said, “With our team of Tobin, Melvin and Gray the people of Arizona will have strong leadership that will work to protect the ratepayers while providing affordable, reliable utilities.” Collectively, Tobin, Melvin, and Gray have all been awarded Friend of the Taxpayer and Friend of the Family awards, and have extensive private and public sector expertise.
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