Posted on Nov 14, 2013 in Blog with comments
Thousands are feared dead in the Philippines in wake of Typhoon Haiyan, and a half a million are displaced. And though not nearly as catastrophic as the typhoon, over a thousand homes were flooded in Travis County recently, leaving hundreds without a home to return to even in our own community.
We encourage everyone to donate to relief efforts. The Travis County Republican Party recommends our members donate to the following organizations:
Posted on Sep 23, 2013 in Blog with comments
In addition to a special election to replace Mark Strama (HD 50) on Nov. 5, Travis County residents will also be voting on a series of Amendments to the Texas Constitution.
Below are our recommendations. But we urge each voter to make up his/her own mind. Please see the attached pros/cons for each proposed Amendment. ...
Posted on Sep 20, 2013 in Blog with comments
The Precinct Chairmen of the Travis County Republican Party voted Sept. 19 to support the National Black Republican Association's call for the impeachment of President Barack Obama. Please see the following link to learn more about this effort:
Posted on Jul 27, 2013 in Blog with comments
As many of you already know, Democratic Rep. Mark Strama has decided to resign mid-term. This opens the door for a special election to fulfill the remainder of Strama's term in Texas House District 50 in Austin.
Below is the proclamation from the Governor setting the special election for Nov. 5. Keep watching the TCRP Blog for more information and updates on this important election. ...
Posted on Jun 26, 2013 in Blog with comments
Everyone involved with the Republican Party knows how important the role of the county party chairman is to winning elections and influencing legislation.
But did you know an organization of county chairmen educates legislators on the need for election law reforms? Skipper Wallace of Lampassas works tirelessly throughout the session to represent the views of counties in the electoral process. And our own chairman, Dr. Rosemary Edwards, serves as the Vice-President of this effective group.
Below are some of the accomplishments of the Texas Republican County Chairman's Association
) for the 83rd Legislature.