Posted on Mar 5, 2014 in Blog with comments
To find out who won, who didn't win, and who advances to a Primary Runoff (the top two voter-getters in races where no one cleared 50 percent or more), please see the following links:
Travis County returns:
Thanks to all of you who supported a candidate in this election, and special thanks to our brave candidates!
Posted on Mar 3, 2014 in Blog with comments
Dear Travis County Republicans,
Polling locations in Travis County will be delayed on Tuesday, March 4, due to expected bad weather conditions in the area.
Polls open until 9 p.m. in Travis County.
Precinct Conventions to start at 9:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted at your designated polling place.
... Please check our Twitter account (@TravisGOP) and this blog for more information as it becomes available.
Please forward to anyone who might need to know this information.
And again, thanks for your patience and cooperation.
Rosemary Edwards, Ph.D.
Travis County Republican Party Chair
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For more details about how how the Primary Election and/or the Precinct Conventions will be affected, please see the below special-purpose web sites:
Travis County Elections Resources: https://sites.google.com/site/travisgop
2014 Travis County Republican Conventions
(Precinct Conventions page): https://sites.google.com/site/tcrpcon/precinct-conventions
(Last updated 2:11 p.m. 3/4/14)
Posted on Jan 31, 2014 in Blog with comments
It has come to our attention that the Texas Capitol Press Corps is having considerable difficulty gaining access to Wendy Davis press events here in Travis County.
So we issued a letter to the media letting them know that our events -- including those featuring gubernatorial candiates such as Greg Abbott and Lisa Fritsch -- are open to them.
Please see the text of our offer of hospitality below.
>>Jan. 29, 2014
Capitol Press Corps
Dear members of the Press, ...
Posted on Jan 28, 2014 in Blog with comments
Thanks to the hard work of our TCRP Elections Staff, we're making some headway on filling those vacant precincts with Republican election workers.
But we still have many precincts without Republican election workers for the March Primary. We're also short on many Precinct Chair positions.
Our Elections Coordinator, Olga Lasher, has become a Notary Public to make your applications official! Thanks to Travis County Justice of the Peace Glenn Bass for doing the honors!
Volunteering is now easier than ever! Call TCRP at (512)302-1776 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top: TCRP Elections Coordinator Olga Lasher (left) gets ready to take the oath of office to become a Notary Public from Travis County Justice of the Peace Glenn Bass (right). Bottom: Judge Bass reads Lasher the oath of office.
Posted on Jan 9, 2014 in Blog with comments
Do we want Democrats running our polls during the Republican Primary? Of course not!
But if we don't fill 160 more Election Judge positions soon that may just happen. And we may also see some of our favorite, traditional polling places consolidated or even closed completely due to a lack of manpower.
The Travis County Elections division has the authority to fill all vacancies with anyone willing to serve -- regardless of their political affiliation. That means we would like you to consider serving! ...