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A Donald Trump For President Rally will be held at 4 pm., Sat., June 18 in the Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 W McDowell in Phoenix. Doors open at noon due to predicted high temperatures for the weekend. Air conditioning will be provided. Register for tickets by clicking here. Please limit personal items and arrive early to expedite entrance into the venue. No homemade signs, banners, professional cameras with a detachable lens, tripods, monopods, selfie sticks, back packs or large bags will be permitted into the venue. Purchase official campaign gear, click here
Law Enforcement in Arizona is prepping for a visit from GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday, when about 10,000 people were expected to cram into Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix. Trump will be making his fourth campaign visit to the Valley.
Arizona-Lion-Guard-Biker-Club-Organizes-To-Protect-Trump-Supporters-From-Violent-Leftists-Saturday …Well, let’s just admit right up front, you could not have a better name than “The Lion Guard“, to organize a biker rally to protect Donald Trump.(Via KTAR News) PHOENIX — A group of bikers said it plans to protect supporters from possible violence at a Donald Trump rally scheduled to be held in Phoenix on Saturday.
Arizona National Committeeman Bruce Ash: What a beauty this Paul Ryan guy is....threatens prospectively to sue Donald Trump if he becomes president and issues executive orders which he disagrees with but he wouldn't do same against Barack Obama. How's that for leadership?
The Maricopa County Recorder’s office has released the list of PC candidate, including write-ins for the Aug 30 Primary Election: See 2016 Primary Election Precinct Committeemen by Leg District or 2016 Primary Election Precinct Committeemen Over Quota Report
LD26 State Committeeman Joe Neglia: It only takes 10 valid signatures to get on the ballot for PC. And the John McCain 2016 Statewide Field Director couldn't even get that. John McCain's 2016 Field Director Blaze Baggs has removed his name from the ballot after being served with an Election Challenge lawsuit. He was running for PC in LD26. The lawsuit alleged several invalid signatures on his nomination petition which was circulated by Dylan Lefler, another Team McCain member. You may recall Blaze Baggs from his arrest for disorderly conduct:john-mccains-campaign-field-director-arrested-for-disorderly-conduct-could-face-federal-charges See lawsuit at http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/docket/CivilCourtCases/caseInfo.asp?caseNumber=CV2016-007445
LD4 House Write in Candidate Richard Hopkins: The City of Buckeye's lobbyist, George Diaz, a strong Democrat and supporter of Charlene Fernandez, has directed the Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce to exclude my participation in tonight's (Thurs, June 16) candidate forum. City Manager Stephen Cleveland and Mayor Jackie Meck have both stated Diaz lacks that authority, but neither will direct him to rescind the directive and allow me to participate. Fernandez knows the only way to win is to keep me off the ballot and silence me. I qualified as a write in.
Candidates Face Legal Challenges That Aren’t Always Worth Fighting …When Bob Lettieri, a Republican House candidate in Scottsdale’s Legislative District 23, received an email from his opponent’s political consultant telling him to withdraw from the race or risk being bounced off the ballot, Lettieri didn’t take it seriously. He figured the paid campaign consultant for his primary election opponent, Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale, was just trying to scare him out of the race. Then Lawrence and his consultant, Constantin Querard, filed a lawsuit alleging that only 516 of the 758 nominating signatures Lettieri had filed to run for office in the district were valid, leaving him short of the 606 minimum necessary to qualify for the Aug. 30 ballot. See more at Legal Challenges
CANCELLED: The i-360 Training scheduled between 9 am and noon on Sat., June 18 at AZGOP Headquarters has been cancelled due to a low attendance and the Trump Rally scheduled for that same day in Phoenix, according to AZGOP Data Director Will Smith. Training will be re-scheduled in July. Dates tba. Contact Smith at 520-204-5734.
Sen Debbie Lesko has been named "Senator of the Year" by the AZ Chamber of Commerce. Paul Boyer was named "Representative of the Year.” The Legacy of Service Awards went to Senator Adam Driggs and Senator Steve M Pierce.
The Cobre Valley Republican Club will meet at 9:30 am., Sat., June 18 at the GOP Headquarters on North Board Street in Globe. Gila County School Supt candidate Gale Gorry will attend. Coffee and Donuts will be available! Contact: email@example.com
Former LD13 Chairman Robert Branch: If you see something, say something. This is the Obama’s administration policy to fight terrorism. Well Obama and Hillary, people saw something and they said something about: The Ft. Hood Shooter, Boston Marathon Bombers, and The Orlando Shooter, (and many others). The people, and governments, said something about the above terrorist who actually carried out those attacks, and the Obama’s administration did nothing to protect us. Now, instead of saying that his administration policies have made us unsafe, Obama and the Left blame the NRA, Republicans, and gun owners. The blood is on Obama’s and Hillary’s hands for policies that have made all of us unsafe.
Tom Morrissey, Immediate Past Chairman AZ GOP: I see that Maricopa County Sheriff's Candidate Dan Saban has somewhat eloquently responded to my previous comments on his positions while running for Sheriff. Amid all his protestations against my comments he fails to respond to my main point, why did he run against Sheriff Arpaio as a Democrat in 2008, when the head of the Democrat ticket was Barack Obama? And then in 2012, he supported Sheriff Arpaio's Democrat opponent Paul Penzone, when the head of the ticket was Barack Obama. Obama's policies have brought millions of illegals across our porous borders and Dan Saban, you were on the same ticket with him and then supported the man who was on the same ticket again in 2012. So my question to you remains, what are you doing running as a Republican in 2016? Have you have had some sort of an epiphany, or is it just politics as usual? Are you running for Sheriff, or are you running to be Paul Penzone's Chief Deputy? Just asking.
Brian Reilly, Former LD22PC: In Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Marsha Hill’s, June 15, 2016, MCRC commentary about her vision for the MCSO, she makes the following comments: “I was an avid follower of the [profiling] trial and long-time supporter of the Sheriff.” And, “Most of the current candidates for Sheriff, with service in law enforcement, have problems remembering to be truthful.” I find these comments to be unsettling. Marsha Hill, as of 6/15/2016, is apparently associated with a website called Sheriff Joe’s Legacy. http://sheriffjoeslegacy.com/sheriff_joe.html Today, on this site, one can view her picture http://sheriffjoeslegacy.com/about.html and learn that the goals of the organization are to: “Bring awareness of all of Sheriff Joe’s good practices and to support by donating money. To back Sheriff Joe’s office so it becomes a beacon of light to other sheriff offices around the country.” And, “We are passionately committed to keeping Sheriff Joe’s legacy alive. That’s where our hearts are.” So, apparently, Marsha Hill was a supporter of Sheriff Joe, but still is a supporter of Sheriff Joe Arpaio? How, pray tell, does that work? That leaves us with the choice of two experienced, qualified former law enforcement officers who are running for sheriff. One is Dan Saban (R.), a former chief of police of Buckeye and Paul Penzone (D.), a former sergeant with the Phoenix P.D. Paul Penzone, who, having limited financial resources, nearly defeated Arpaio in 2012. With the distinct possibility of pending criminal referrals coming from the U.S. District Court against Arpaio in late June or early July, Penzone would most likely defeat Arpaio in 2016. A race that would be tough to predict would be Dan Saban against Paul Penzone. Republicans should be seriously thinking about a winning strategy before they cast their primary votes for sheriff in August. Editor’s Note: The web site referred to above was established at the same time Hill was heading up a volunteer "Prevention of Cruelty to Animals" posse for the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, according to Hill. She decided to run for Sheriff after a lawsuit resulted when the animal posses 501c3 Board of Directors refused to turn over some $200,000 to the Sheriff’s Office and Hill was investigated by internal affairs. Cleared of wrong doing by the Attorney Generals investigators Hill declares she is no longer a fan of Arpaio or his command staff. See arpaios-phony-reputation-finally-turns-true-believers-into-foes - ft
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Delegates-Resign-In-Opposition-To-Trump Two of Arizona’s delegates to the Republican National Convention resigned their positions, saying they refused to go to Cleveland to vote for Donald Trump. And a handful of others were elected as delegates at a fractious Arizona Republican Party convention, only to step down after determining that they just had other things to do that week. Nine of the 58 Arizona delegates to the July 18-21 GOP convention in Cleveland have resigned, including some of Arizona’s top elected officials. Maricopa County Supervisor Denny Barney, Attorney General Mark Brnovich, state Treasurer Jeff DeWit and Secretary of State Michele Reagan have all stepped aside, as has former California Congressman Frank Riggs, former Arizona Congressman John Shadegg, Yuma Republican Paul Marchant and Phyllis Ritter, a delegate elected from the 1st Congressional District. Zuhdi Jasser, a doctor and Muslim reform advocate, resigned after learning that he’d be bumped up from an alternate to a voting delegate… Read more: azcapitoltimes
Americans_Totally_Unprepared_For_What_Is_Happening Americans In The Bullseye, Totally Unprepared For What Is Coming - Deaf, Dumb And Blind, All By Design. There are over 3,186 Mosques and Islamic schools in the U.S., and 75% are part of a "Jihad Network," yet the Obama administration does not allow investigations into them and social media is banning people for pointing it out…
Republican Values And Hawaii -- Building Through Balance - Robert Graham What does the Republican Party have to offer the nation and the State of Hawaii? Arizona`s GOP Chair Robert Graham offers his insights.
Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Marsha Hill will be speaking at the 7 pm., Tonopah Town Hall on June 27.
AzCDL Action Alert: It is important that you contact your senators and demand they oppose all the “gun control” legislation that is being introduced in the wake of the Orlando killings. This is not limited to Arizona. Doing nothing is surrendering. – This alerts is a project of the Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL), an all-volunteer, non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) has been making robo calls requesting Arizona residents contact Sen John McCain and Sen asking them not to support gun control legislation.
The AZ GOP Presidential Electors have been announced. They are Foster Morgan of Glendale, Walter Begay of Kayenta, Bruce Ash of Tucson, Sharon Giese of Mesa, Jim O’Connor and Jerry Hayden of Scottsdale, and Robert Graham, Edward Robson, Carole Joyce, Alberto Gutier and Jane Lynch of Phoenix. They constitute members of the Electoral College Delegates who gather in December to officially sign the paperwork certifying the Arizona General Election of the Republican or Democratic or Libertarian Presidential winner from the Nov 8, 2016 General Election. The 11 electors are plum appointments by the AZGOP Chairman and the other Party Chairmen every 4 years. For more information see: electoral-college/electors or Electoral_College_(United_States) or az-electoral-college-delegates-voted-today#stream/0
Candidate challenges filed with the AZ Secretary of State. www.azsos.gov (602) 542-4285:
Agra v. Giles (CD 9)
Coleman v. Nativio (LD 16)
Fogelson v. Gonzales (LD 13)
Graham v. Tamburri (US Senate)
Jacquez v. Bennett (CD 1)
Mosely v. Jones (LD 5)
Murphy v. Ortega (CD 7)
Sinuk v. Sutton (CD 6)
Villegas v. San Miguel (CD 3)
Villegas v. San Miguel 15-Jun 1:30 p.m. Woods / 583 Tucson Superior Crt
Sinuk v. Sutton 20-Jun 1 p.m. Gass / 514
Agra v. Giles 20-Jun 1 p.m. Gass / 514
Mosley v. Jones 21-Jun 1 p.m. Warner / ECB 512
Jacquez v. Bennett 21-Jun 1 p.m. Warner / ECB 512
Querard v. Kouns 22-Jun 9 a.m. Gerlach / ECB 513
Graham v. Tamburri 22-Jun 9 a.m. Hannah / ECB 512
Coleman v. Nativio 22-Jun 2 p.m. Hannah / ECB 512
Kramer v. Begody-Begay 24-Jun 9 a.m. Brnovich / ECB 412
Murphy v. Ortega 24-Jun 9 a.m. Warner / ECB 512
Early Voter Request Forms Available At http://recorder.maricopa.gov/pdf/PEVL_Request_Form.pdf
Important 2016 Election Dates And Deadlines
· July 7 – Last day to file constitution and initiative petitions.
· July 13 – Last day to file arguments for or against ballot measure.
· July 21 – Last day to file as a write-in candidate for the Primary Election (Aug 30)
· 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.
Call The White House 202-456-1111 Comments. Switchboard: 202-456-1414. Contact Senate https://www.senate.gov/ or Representatives http://www.house.gov/ Let them know how you feel. Hold their feet to the fire. They wanted these positions so badly, hold them accountable. Arizona delegation phone numbers:
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LD2 will meet at 9 am., Sat., June 18. Contact Chairman Sergio Arellano for location at 396-9426. www.PimaGOP.org
CANCELLED: The AZGOP Is Host An i-360 Training for LD Chairs and Maricopa County precinct Committeeman between 9am and noon, Sat. June 18 at AZGOP Headquarters,3501 N 24th St., in Phx. Contact: Will Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Republican National Committee VIP Meeting/Reception/Photo Op/Fundraiser For Presidential Candidate Donald Trump is scheduled at 2 pm., Sat., June 18 in Phoenix. Location will be revealed upon RSVP. $2,700 per person, Host Committee: $25,000 per couple, photo op - $10,000 per person. RSVP to Brian Plaut at email@example.com OR (202) 863-5313. Or see details at AZ Event for Donald J. Trump
Fountain Hills Republican Club meets at 9 am., Sat., June 18 with Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery in the Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N LaMontana Drive in FH. Breakfast snacks/social at 8:30 am. Candidates and elected officials will be recognized. Everyone welcome. County Recorder Helen Purcell is scheduled to address the group at the July 16 regarding early balloting and elections. Candidates and elected officials will be recognized and given a short opportunity to speak.
US Senate candidate Kelli Ward will ‘Meet And Greet’ voters between 5-6:30 pm., Sat., June 18 at the Half Moon Windy City Sports Girll, 2121 E Highland Ave in Phoenix. Contact scheduled Carolyn Leff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 928-230-0633.
Leisure World Republican Club’s Candidate Forum – featuring Maricopa County Supt of Education candidate Jana Jackson, Congressional candidate Andy Biggs, and House candidate Ross Groen, is scheduled at 7 pm., Mon., June 20 at 908 S Power Road in Mesa. Contact: Diane Andersen email@example.com or 480-395-5515.
LD25 Senate Write-in Candidate Itasca Small will be appearing at 7 pm., June 20 in Leisure World Ballroom, 908 S Power Road, Mesa. Contact Diane Anderson--480-395-5515 or Karen Gevaert--480-710-5676.
The Arizona Project will conduct an “open Mic” gathering at 6:30 pm., Mon., June 20 at 3375 E Shea Blvd., Phx., according to Chairman Ron Ludders. 602.677.1496 Voice your opinion about the turmoil in America.
US Senate candidate Alex Meluskey will be speaking to the Lake Havasu City Republican Men's Club at 7 am., Tues, June 21 at the Golden Corral, 1550 S. Palo Verde in Lake Havasu. Contact: Scheduler@Meluskey.com or(480) 659-5503.
LD10 will meet at 6 pm, Tues., June 21 at the Wilmot Public Library, 530 North Wilmot Road, Tucson, AZ 85711. Mark Napier, candidate for Pima Co. Sheriff and Bruce Ash, AZ National Committeeman & Chair of RNC Rules Committee are slated to speak.. Eastside Republicans are invited to hear the speakers. Credentials at 5:30pm. Speakers at 6:30 pm. Contact: Chairman Marilee Schneider firstname.lastname@example.org
The SaddleBrooke Republican Club “US Senatorial Super Meet & Greet” is scheduled between 5-7 pm., Wed., June 22 in the East Ballroom of the Mountain View Clubhouse in Saddlebrooke. Doors open at 4:30 pm. First Half Format: Panel debate with questions from the debate facilitator and audience members. Second Half Format: Candidates rotate through three locations for up close and personal contact with SaddleBrooke residents. Participants include Former State Senator Kelli Ward, Alex Meluskey, and Clair Van Steenwyk. Incumbent Sen John McCain’s staff declined the invitation saying he was “too busy to attend”, according to Club Chairman Neil Macdonald email@example.com 520 825 4361.
LD4 And The Estrella Republican Club will meet at 7 pm., Wed., June 22 at Estrella Foothills H.S.,13033 Estrella Pkwy.,in Goodyear to hear Maricopa County Supt of Schools candidate Jana Jackson. Contact: Richard Newcomer RLN2011@msn.com
Frank Bornstein and Dennis Zinke will show “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” at 6 pm., Wed., June 22 at the West Valley GOP office, 10050 W Bell Road #50, in Sun City. BBQ food will be available for purchase at 5:30 pm. RSVP to manager Phyllis Lee at 623-583-5987 for planning purposes.
The CD5 Congressional candidate forum, featuring Andy Biggs, Christine Jones, Justin Olson, and Don Stapley is scheduled at 6:45 pm., Thurs., June 23 at The Islands Community Center, 825 S Islands Drive West, in Gilbert. Limited seating. Doors open at 6:30 pm.
The CD5 Candidate’s Forum is scheduled at 6:45 pm., Thurs., June 23 at the Islands Community Center, 825 S Islands Drive West in Gilbert, featuring Andy Biggs, Christine Jones, Justin Olson and Dan Stapley. Limited seating. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Contact Moderator Bert Moll at 480-302-5155.
The Arizona AMERICAN African Republican Committee (AAARC) will meet at 6:30 pm., Thurs., June 23 GOP headquarters, 3501 N24th St., Phx, Contact: Rev Clyde Bowen, 6022745439, firstname.lastname@example.org
A “Salad Extravaganza” Fundraiser is scheduled for Sen Sylvia Allen between 6-8 pm., Thur., June 23 at GOP Headquarters, 307 C South Beeline Hwy (Behind Buffalo Grill). $20 per person. Tickets/RSVP email@example.com Voice Mail 928-536-3566 (can pay at the door). The evented is hosted by Lolly Hathhorn, Nancy Cox, Shirley Dye, Tom Loeffler, Andy McKinney, Elouise Justice, Marylyn Knoner, Barbara Buntin, Carolyn Eppler and Vicki Cool.
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