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Mathews County Firehouse Primary
April 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
of Mathews County Republican Committee
of the Republican Party of Virginia
As Chairman of the Mathews County Republican Committee of the Republican Party, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Byron Rauch, do hereby issue this call for a Firehouse Primary to be held at Piankatank Ruritan Club, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm local time on April 29, 2021 for the following purposes:
Nominating two Republican candidates each for the offices of Mathews County Board of Supervisors in the General Election to be held on November 2, 2021.
Qualifications for Participation
All legal and qualified voters of Mathews County under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, regardless of race, religion, national origin or sex, who are in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and who, if requested, express in open meeting either orally or in writing as may be required, their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the ensuing election, may participate as members of the Republican Party of Virginia in this Firehouse Primary. In addition to the foregoing, to be in accord with the principles of the Republican Party, a person otherwise qualified hereunder shall not have participated in Virginia in the nomination process of a party other than the Republican Party in the last five years. A single exception to the above shall be approved for a voter that renounces affiliation with any other party in writing, and who expresses in writing that he/she is in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and intends, at the time of the writing, to support the nominees of the Republican Party in the future. A voter that utilizes the foregoing exception, and thereafter participates in the nomination process of a Party other than the Republican Party, shall not have the benefit of the exception as identified in this paragraph thereafter.
Candidates for nomination to the positions of Mathews County Board of Supervisors to the November 2, 2021 General Election shall file a written statement of intent (a filing form is included with this Call) to seek election which will include name, address, phone number and e-mail address. All statements must be received no later than 5:00 pm on April 22, 2021 to Mathews County Republican Committee Chairman, Byron Rauch, 1430 Knight Wood Rd, Diggs VA 23045. Postmarks do not govern meeting the deadline for filling. If the number of persons who file as candidates for nomination the positions of Mathews County Board of Supervisors does not exceed the maximum number that can be elected, then all properly pre-filed candidates shall be deemed elected and the Firehouse Primary shall be cancelled.
Forms are also available by emailing Chairman Byron Rauch at [email protected]
There will be NO registration fee to participate in this Firehouse Primary.