Positions on May 10 local elections

Posted on Apr 26, 2014 in Blog with comments
With more than $6.7 BILLION in local bond debt and fears of generational indebtedness, Texas taxpayers have reason to carefully scrutinize any bond package put forward by a school district. 
And that's what the Travis County Republican Executive Committee did last night. Though there were comments for and against the bonds, all of the below resolutions (Nos. 1-3) were passed by a wide margin during the party's April executive meeting on Wednesday, April 23.
Rather than simply opposing the bonds, Resolutions 1-3 provide alternative solutions to addressing population growth and the rising cost of public education.
Additionally, the TCRP Executive Committee approved a resolution (No. 4) condemning a campaign tactic to solicit donations in exchange for political endorsements.
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County Convention 2014

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 in Blog with comments

Many thanks to the hundreds of you who supported our county/senatorial district conventions on Saturday, March 22! 

Below is a video Reagan Peterson put together on the festivities, with a call to action from Chairman-elect James Dickey. Pass it along to anyone you know who is curious about what we were up to last weekend, and thanks for your support and your active involvement with TCRP! 


2014 Runoff ballot and ballot order

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 in Blog with comments

The following candidates will appear in this order on the 2014 Travis County Republican Party Runoff Ballot. The Runoff is scheduled for May 27, 2014. ...


Pictured (left to right) are Precinct Chairman candidate Patti C. Walker and TCRP Chairman Rosemary Edwards. Walker is opposed by Robert Morrow, not pictured. All candidates and the public were invited to participate in the Ballot Draws for placement sequence on the Runoff Ballot.

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So who won?

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:

State returns:

Travis County returns:

Thanks to all of you who supported a candidate in this election, and special thanks to our brave candidates!

Polls to open at 11 a.m. due to weather delay

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:

2014 Travis County Republican Conventions
(Precinct Conventions page):


(Last updated 2:11 p.m. 3/4/14)