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May 7, 2016, local elections

Posted on May 6, 2016 in Blog with comments

The proposition to keep Uber and Lyft in Austin is the star of this election -- and we recommend all Austinites vote YES -- but did you know there are many other local contests on the ballot throughout Travis County? 

Not all Travis County voters will have something on the ballot on May 7 (though most will), but we made it easy for you by including all Precinct numbers in which one of the below contests will appear. Take a look below!  And if you need help voting visit http://www.votetravis.com

Press Release: Phone scam targeting elderly spreads false info regarding SD conventions

Posted on Mar 18, 2016 in Blog with comments

 

The Travis County Republican Party has received several reports that there are phone calls being made relaying false information about our SD conventions. These calls seem to be directed to the elderly.

To clarify, the Senatorial District Conventions (SDs 14, 21, 24, and 25) are still scheduled for this Saturday, March 19. We have not changed any details regarding dates, times, or places. All updates will be posted to the convention pages at https://sites.google.com/site/tcrpcon

If you receive one of these bogus calls, headquarters would like to hear from you at (512)302-1776 or communications@travisgop.com. Please check your caller ID if available and collect as many details about the caller as you can, including name and who they claim to be with.

Below is a concise listing of our SD conventions ...

Press Release: Travis GOP distances itself from Chariman-elect's offensive rhetoric

Posted on Mar 8, 2016 in Blog with comments
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Travis County Republican Party Executive Committee approved a resolution Tuesday night denying any connection to the notorious and offensive statements of its Chairman-elect. 
 
Austin resident Robert Morrow, who won the Chairman's seat on March 1 amid a record-turnout primary election which drew in many votes who had never voted in a recent Republican Primary, is set to take office June 13. Current Chairman James R. Dickey will preside over two elections, four Senate District conventions, and Republican Party of Texas Convention activities before the end of his term.
 
The text of the resolution is as follows:

Ballot Order for Primary Runoff

Posted on Mar 7, 2016 in Blog with comments

The Travis County Republican Primary Runoff ballot order is as follows:

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5
Scott Walker
Brent Webster

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals Place 2
Mary Lou Keel
Ray Wheeless

Railroad Commissioner
Gary Gates
Wayne Christian

Texas Senate District 24
Dawn Buckingham
Susan King

The Primary Runoff is set for Tuesday, May 24, 2016 (early voting May 16-20).

Notice of 2016 Primary Canvass

Posted on Mar 7, 2016 in Blog with comments

Notice is hereby given of the Travis County Republican March 1, 2016 Primary Election Canvass. The canvass will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at 900 Ranch Road 620 South, Suite C205, Austin, Texas 78734.

Note: a canvass is the official reciept and approval of election results following an election.