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Reports Kept Surfacing yesterday alleging Arizona Presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s camp of attempts to convert Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s supporters to Cruz voters prior to this weeks AZ delegate selection meetings. Former Arizona Congressman JD Hayworth will be airing a session on this topic this morning. As soon as it’s archived, Briefs will post a link so you can listen to what Hayworth has uncovered. Here are a couple more links you might want to take a peek at as political shenanigan’s play out. (1) Is-The-Cruz-Campaign-Moral - David Kupelian Spotlights Candidate's Move To Switch Delegates From Trump (2) Cruz-Snaring-Trumps-Arizona-Delegates (3) Buchanan: What-Trump-Has-Wrought (4) Nowicki: After-Primary-Trump-And-Cruz-Fight-Arizona-Delegates Contacts:Trump campaign www.donaldjtrump.com Cruz campaign www.tedcruz.org
Long Time Speculation that AZGOP Robert Graham is grasping for the Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairmanship rung as six year Chairman Reince Priebus moves on is catching national attention as “The Hill” reports backstage-maneuvering-begins-in-wide-open-gop-chairmans-race According to the article, Graham is considering it, but he’s focused on keeping Sen John McCain’s seat in the GOP column… it’s a family decision.
Promo Messages pushing Prop 123 are abundant, but Vicki Alger, Arizona Republic Assemblies Education spokesman says, “As you know, on May 17, 2016, Proposition 123 will be voted on during the special election, and early voting begins on April 20. Contrary to the hype, Proposition 123 will NOT restore dollars to the classroom and has serious negative consequences. If you would like me to give a brief presentation on Proposition 123 to your organization, please let me know!” If you want to hear to the opponents side to this issue, contact her at email@example.com 602-363- 8475 or give State Treasurer Jeff DeWit a call. Here are some other pro and con sources for researching Prop 123:
- Arizona Secretary of State, http://www.azsos.gov/elections/voting-election/election-information
- Official Ballot Language for Proposition 123
- View Bill (HCR 2001) as Transmitted to the Secretary of State
- View Committee Summary Sheet as Transmitted to the Secretary of State
- View Arguments Filed in Favor of Proposition 123
- View Arguments Filed Against Proposition 123 See John Wilson’s excellent arguments
- 2016 Special Election Ballot Measure Notifications - Prop 123
Maricopa County Sheriff Candidate Marsha Hill will be speaking to LD28 on Wed., May 10 at the Madison School District HQ, 16th Street and Missouri, Phx.
LD23 PC Barbara Espinosa: “I had a Facebook friend tell me Cruz was taking convention AZ delegates away from Trump.” BE responded- “Arizona delegates are bound on first vote if it goes to brokered convention different story. The rub is electing the delegates that are going to the convention and there is a lot of machinations going on in that regard. i.e. now a $50 charge for state delegates to attend state convention where National delegates will be elected/chosen.” Christopher: “Thanks, will pass along to people I know in Trumps campaign. In Pennsylvania if you are a delegate the PAGOP has a $500 fee to get your credentials. I'm lucky to have a friend that I can stay at his house in Cleveland. BE: “Those of you who are kvetching about a $50 charge be glad you are not trying to participate in the as a National delegate from PA.”
Yavapai County PC Richard Hennessey: “If anyone wants to know why I am so p****d about the $50, think about this – I am bottle feeding baby goats at 9 pm on a Sunday evening and fair-haired jerks like (AZGOP Chairman) Robert Graham and Yavapai County GOP Chairman Mark Sensmeier are sitting in their big houses scratching their a**.
Yavapai County Republican Chairman Mark Sensmeier: 30 seconds of fact checking about my "big" house: (1) Mark Sensmeier - Single-family residential, 1674 sq ft, 0.2 acres, 2016 full cash value: $179,875. (2) Rick Hennessey - Single-family residential, 1592 sq ft, 4.75 acres, 2016 full cash value: $172,061. Source: Yavapai County GIS Interactive Mapping Tool. Editor’s Note: Sensmeier sets the record straight on the size of his house referred to in Hennessey’s recent objections to the $50 delegate fee for the AZGOP state convention.
PCs Interested In taking legal action against AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham and the Arizona Republican Party over the $50 required admission fee to the April 30 AZGOP Convention in Phoenix, are asked to contact LD26 PC And Former Marine Matt Papke 480-242-2208 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Breakfast With US Senate Candidate Dr Kelli Ward is scheduled between 8-9:30 am., Thur., April 14 at Mike and Ronda’s Diner on Milton, 21 W Milton Road in Flagstaff, AZ. Contact Carolyn Leff at email@example.com 1-928-230-0633.
US Senate candidate Alex Meluskey new ad features a photo of 30 year Sen John McCain huddled with Saudi big wigs and reads “John McCain has joined the Clinton's in taking money from Saudi Arabia. Why? What did the Saudi government get in return? What did the Saudi’s get from McCain?”
Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins has announced his candidacy for re-election. See visit PVMayorCollins.com
“For The Past Two Years I have worked with conservatives throughout Arizona to hold elected officials accountable,” said Trevor Laky, Former Arizona State Director for Heritage Action in a news release. “Unfortunately, we have come to a point where Senator John McCain thinks he’s above both accountability and the people he is supposed to represent.” Laky recently joined Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign staff.
The Sahuarita Tea Party will meet at 6:30 pm., Tues., April 12 to hear Former State Senator Al Melvin, - now candidate for AZ Corp. Commission - at the Triple Play Restaurant, 1570 West Duval Mine Rd. in Sahuarita. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
The Tea Party Scottsdale will hear fraud expert Brad Heward address “The Cost of Voter Fraud/Welfare Connection” at 6:30pm., Thurs., April 21 at Venue 8600. 8600 E Anderson Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85255. Heward has spent years investigating, researching and collecting corroborative data. He’ll reveal which state officials have refused to take action! Contact: Pat 480-478-6300.
Former Cochise County GOP Committee First Vice Chairman Jim Ehl: At the time of founding the United States, traditionally, when we tell the story of “Colonial America,” we are talking about the English colonies along the Eastern seaboard. That story is incomplete–by the time Englishmen had begun to establish colonies in earnest, there were plenty of French, Spanish, Dutch and even Russian colonial outposts on the American continent–but the story of those 13 colonies (New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia) is an important one. It was those colonies that came together to form the United States. It must be remembered that all residents of the above 13 colonies were not British Subjects, and even at that, all British Subjects did not favor the Declaration of Independence. ALL people do not see ALL things the same way ALL the time. The major political parties see government differently. The establishment of political parties was not provided for in Constitution, therefore, it was left up to the parties to govern themselves. A political party organization has ‘leadership’, official party members (PCs) and voters. The idea of a political party is to bring together and support candidates who will represent in governing the will of the voters of that party. Not everyone wants to be involved in politics So it follows that those to aspire to a place in politics become the ‘leaders” and representatives of the voters. It appears that “Perks and Power Prevail” and ‘apathy’ are paramount. It looks like the “will of the people’ and ‘apathy’ of the party members (PCs) is being overshadowed by the party’s ‘leaderships’ thirst for ‘perks and power’, but no one -- the party’s executive committee, the various TEA parties, the PAC, AzRA - nor anyone else has the back bone to do anything about it. Ehl is also the former Second Vice Chairman for the Cochise County Republican Committee and former secretary to the old LD9.
GOP Voters Still Support Trump's Muslim Ban Support remains high and unchanged among Republicans for GOP front-runner Donald Trump's controversial proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the United States. Read More
Sen candidate Kelli Ward will appear at the Prescott Republican Women's Club Candidate’s Forum at 10:30 am, Tues., April 12 at the Prescott Resort/Conference Center, 1500 E Hwy 69, Prescott, AZ 86301. RSVP Julie Pettit- 928-642-516 firstname.lastname@example.org or Carolyn Leff at email@example.com 1-928-230-0633.
Tread Lightly, The Arizona Game And Fish Department, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Arizona Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition have has scheduled a cleanup April 16 in the White Tank Mountains west of Phoenix. Volunteers are needed for this six-hour event, which begins at 8 am. Volunteers are encouraged to bring water, work gloves, hat, sunscreen, trash pinchers and buckets. Long pants and sturdy shoes are recommended. The project site is located off Interstate 10 and Miller Road. Volunteers also will be on-site to provide directions. Map at http://tinyurl.com/jpd65ds. Sign up: treadlightly.wufoo.com/forms. Contact: Evan Robins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congressman Paul A. Gosar after submitting three appropriations language requests to the House Appropriations Committee to defend the Second Amendment and support law abiding businesses: “The Second Amendment gives Americans an undeniable right to bear arms. Unfortunately, there has been a continual push to chip away at this right by the Obama Administration and other gun control advocates. ATF should not be able to require gun dealers in four states to arbitrarily report on multiple legal rifle sales. Furthermore, allowing the Attorney General to block the importation of a firearm, even though it is perfectly legal to possess the firearm in the U.S., defies commonsense and is an infringement on the Second Amendment. Finally, small business owners should not have to rent warehouse space and squander precious capital just to store paper copies of 20 years of guns records when those records can easily be stored electronically. My three commonsense appropriations submissions aim to correct these injustices and defend the Second Amendment.”
“Brad Desaye, President of J&G Sales, Ltd in Prescott, Arizona, after hearing of Rep. Gosar’s three appropriations submissions: “I appreciate and respect Rep. Gosar listening to our concerns and taking action to support the Second Amendment. The three issues Congressman Gosar is seeking to address are positive steps to defend the Second Amendment and to help small businesses like J&G Sales. It is a true pleasure to have a Representative that seeks out employers and constituents, asks for our input, and then takes a stand to help us! Thank you Congressman Gosar.”
The Sun City Republican Club’s annual picnic is scheduled at 6 pm., April 18 at the Quail Run Golf Course Pavilion located at 9774 W Alabama Avenue in Sun City. $10 per person. Escorted guests welcome. Speaker: Secretary of State Michele Reagan. RSVP by April 15 to email@example.com or PattiThompson at 713-557-5800.
Sen John McCain will join Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, General Electric (GE) CEO Jeffrey Immelt, and COHOOTS Founder Jenny Poon for a panel discussion about the future of technology and innovation at 9:30 am., Fri., April 8 at the Arizona Science Center, 600 E Washington in Phoenix. Moderator: Glenn Hamer, President and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
The Arizona Federation of Republican Women “Summer Meeting” is scheduled June 16-18 at the Prescott Resort/Conference Center, 1500 State Route 69 in Prescott. Registration: AzFRW website: www.azfrw.com
AZ Leg Live is a new tool developed by students at Arizona State University to help you better understand what your legislators are doing at the State Capitol. http://www.azleglive.info/
A New Website full of facts regarding the National Convention. RNC Conventionfacts.com
Volunteers Needed: The Arizona Donald Trump Team is looking for volunteers to work phone banks and distribute campaign material. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Thayer Verschoor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602 703 0266.
ATTN Club Chairmen/Secretaries: Please include the time and location of your event, as well as a contact name, phone or e-mail when submitting event announcements. It is time consuming to research missing pieces of information. Thanks for your cooperation. – Editor Frosty Taylor.
ATTN LD Chairman: As you conduct your state delegate election meetings please send in the winners so everyone knows who their state delegates to the April 30 State Convention will be. Sent to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan Martinson, Chairman of the Arrowhead Republican Women’s Candidate’s Forum has announced that 16 GOP candidates are confirmed to attend the June 11 Candidate Forums at Briarwood Country Club between 2-5 pm. No fees. Light appetizers and a cash bar.
Here Are You State Delegates Election Mtgs By Dates
· Maricopa LD 18 - April 5 - 6 PM - Quality Inn; 5121 E La Puente Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85044. Mary Fritsche, Chairwoman
· Maricopa LD 26 - April 5 - 6:30 PM - Mesa Utilities Building; 640 N. Mesa Dr. Mesa, AZ 85201. Raymond Jones, Chairman
· Maricopa LD 27 - April 5 - 6 PM - Bethesda Baptist; 906 E. Jones st. Phoenix, AZ 85042. Ron Harders, Chairman
· Maricopa LD 28 - April 6 - 7 PM - Madison School District Headquaters; 5601 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016. Tom Haney, Chairman
· Yavapai - April 9 - 8 AM - Centennial Center at Antelope Hills; 1989 Clubhouse Dr. Prescott, AZ 86301. Mark Sensmeier, Chairman
· Mohave - April 9 - 1 PM - Vista Del Sol RV Resort, 3249 Felipe Dr, Bullhead City, AZ 86442. Michael Ward, Chairman
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Sheriff Richard Mack will speak to the 6:30 pm., April 5 meeting of the Surprise Tea Party Patriots in the Grand Canyon room of the Sun City West Foundation Plaza, 14465 W R H Johnson Blvd., Sun City West, AZ 85375. Contact: John Madeira email@example.com
The Daisy Mountain Tea Party Patriots will resume our meetings at 6:30 pm., Tues., April 5 to hear Maricopa County Recorder candidate Aaron Flannery in a discussion about the waiting lines and other questions regarding the March 22 PPE such as “Was this a manufactured crisis?” The group meets at 3701 W. Anthem Way in the Anthem Civic Building at Anthem. Contact: Chr Vera Anderson, 602-821-4675 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Congressman Paul Gosar’s staff will hold office hours from 11 am-1 pm., Tues., April 5 at 220 N 4th St., in Kingman, AZ. Contact: 928-445-1683.
Grassroots Tea Party Activist/Constitutional Patriots will meet at 6 pm.Wed., April 6 at Denny’s Restaurant Banquet Room, 2717 W Bell Rd, Phx, Az. with state budget expert Archie Dicksion speaking on a variety of very important and probably controversial subjects.
Mesa Republican Women will meet at 11:30 am., Thurs, April 7 at , 1900 E. University Drive, Suite 11, Mesa 85213 with Arizona Corporation Commission candidates. RSVP deadline is Sun, April 3rd to email@example.com or call (480) 615-0524. MRW meets the first Thursday of each month (no August). Lunch is $10 for members, $12 for visitors/guests. Membership is $25, Jan-Dec and Men/Associate Memberships are $15. Upcoming meetings: May 5 - candidates for Mesa City Council offices. June 2 - candidates for Congressional District 5 House of Representatives. July 7 - U.S. Senate / Maricopa County offices. No August meeting. Contact President Sherry Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (480) 615-0524.
US Senate candidate Alex Meluskey is scheduled to address the Colorado River Tea Party at 6 pm., Thurs., April 7 in the Community Christian Church,6480 E. Hwy 95. Contact: Sally Kizer, Chairman email@example.com 928-210-1219
The Central Republican Women of Phoenix will meet at 6:15 pm for dinner Thur., April 7 at the Hilton Phoenix Suites, 10 E Thomas Road, Phoenix to Secretary of State Michele Reagan. $30 per person. RSVP: Jan Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-318-1010 by Sun., April 3. All reservations must be dinner reservations.
The Oro Valley Republican Women’s Club Luncheon is set for noon, Fri., April 8 with CD1 candidate Gary Keihne’s Power Point presentation: "Solutions to the U.S. Debt, Security and Border Safety." 11:30 am social. $16 per person. RSVP by 1 pm., Tues., April 5 to Nancy Newman: email@example.com
Sen candidate Alex Meluskey is holding an open house his campaign field office at 4 pm., April 8 at 820 E Sheldon St., in Prescott. Food, refreshments and meet Meluskey. RSVP to http://www.meluskey.com/
The Yavapai County Republican Committee’s election of delegates to the Arizona State Convention will be held April 9. The state convention is slated for April 30. Details tba. Contact: YAV HQ at 112 B E. Union Street, Prescott, AZ 86303. 928-776-4500 firstname.lastname@example.org or www.yavgop.org Office hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri 10 am - 4pm., closed on Wed.
The Paradise Republican Women’s Club will hear a debate on Prop 123 - the plan to put $3.5 billion into AZ K-12 schools over the next decade - between opponent State Treasurer Jeff DeWit and proponent Rep Anthony Kern at its Sat., April 9 luncheon. Tickets $30 per person. reserve Your Seat Today!
The 9th Annual Maricopa Golf Classic will raise funds for Wounded Warriors and the 100 Club when it tees off the morning of April 9. To sign up go to www.themaricopagolfclassic.com
Amphi School Board Member Scott Leska is planning a 12:30 pm., Sat. April 9 Town Hall/Community Outreach meeting at the Pima County Library, Nanini Branch, 7300 N. Shannon Road, Tucson, to gather public input. He chairs a 17-member Arizona Standards Development Committee that is reviewing Arizona K-12 Education Standards.
Paradise Republican Women’s Club members will hear a debate on Prop 123 during their April 9 luncheon. Details tba.
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