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OFFICIAL CALL FOR PARTY CANVASS PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICES

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

OFFICIAL CALL FOR PARTY CANVASS

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICES

SATURDAY, MAY 4TH, 2019

OFFICIAL CALL PARTY CANVASS OF PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, CITY OF MANASSAS,
AND MANASSAS PARK OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF VIRGINIA

AS CHAIRMAN OF THE PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, CITY OF MANASSAS, AND MANASSAS
PARK JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF VIRGINIA, AND PURSUANT
TO THE PLAN OF ORGANIZATION AND AS RECOMMENDED AND DIRECTED BY THE JOINT
COMMITTEE, I, WILLIAM CARD, DO HEREBY ISSUE THIS CALL FOR A PARTY
CANVASS TO BE HELD FROM 10 A.M. UNTIL 3 P.M. ON SATURDAY, MAY 4TH, 2019,
FOR THE PURPOSE OF NOMINATING A REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR:

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY SHERIFF TO BE VOTED FOR IN THE NOVEMBER 4, 2019
GENERAL ELECTION,

AND PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY TO BE VOTED FOR IN
THE NOVEMBER 4, 2019 GENERAL ELECTION

SUCH ADDITIONAL OFFICES TO BE DETERMINED BY THE PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY,
CITY OF MANASSAS, AND MANASSAS PARK REPUBLICAN COMMITTEES OR APPROPRIATE
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES.

BALLOTING STATIONS BY LOCALITY. IN JURISDICTIONS WITH MORE THAN ONE
BALLOTING STATION, VOTERS ARE PERMITTED TO VOTE ONLY AT THE BALLOTING
STATION ASSIGNED TO THE MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT IN WHICH THEY ARE
REGISTERED.  THE JOINT COMMITTEE IS AUTHORIZED TO CHANGE LOCATIONS AS
MAY BE REQUIRED BY AVAILABILITY:

1. CITY OF MANASSAS REGISTERED VOTERS IN ALL PRECINCTS VOTE AT GRACE E.
METZ MIDDLE SCHOOL, 9950 WELLINGTON ROAD, MANASSAS VA 20110.

2. MANASSAS PARK REGISTERED VOTERS IN ALL PRECINCTS VOTE AT GRACE E.
METZ MIDDLE SCHOOL, 9950 WELLINGTON ROAD, MANASSAS VA 20110

3. PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY

(A) WOODBRIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL, 2201 YORK DRIVE, WOODBRIDGE, VA 22191
REGISTERED VOTERS IN WOODBRIDGE MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT.

(B)  JAMES J. MCCOART ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 1 COUNTY COMPLEX COURT,
PRINCE WILLIAM, VA 22192 REGISTERED VOTERS IN OCCOQUAN MAGISTERIAL
DISTRICTS.

(C) BRISTOW RUN ELEMENTARY, 8990 WORTHINGTON DRIVE, BRISTOW, VA 20136
REGISTERED VOTERS IN BRENTSVILLE MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT.

(D) BULL RUN MIDDLE SCHOOL, 6308 CATHARPIN ROAD, GAINESVILLE, VA 20155
REGISTERED VOTERS IN GAINESVILLE MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT.

(E) LOUISE BENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL, 7411 HOADLY ROAD, MANASSAS, VA 20112,
REGISTERED VOTERS IN COLES MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT.

(F) MONTCLAIR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 4920 TALLOWWOOD DRIVE, DUMFRIES, VA
22025, REGISTERED VOTERS IN POTOMAC DISTRICT.

(G) BEVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL, 4901 DALE BLVD, WOODBRIDGE, VA 22193
REGISTERED VOTERS IN NEABSCO MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR PARTICIPATION. ALL LEGAL AND QUALIFIED VOTERS OF
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, MANASSAS, AND MANASSAS PARK UNDER THE LAWS OF THE
COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, REGARDLESS OF RACE, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN
OR GENDER, 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 ITS MASS MEETINGS, PARTY CANVASSES,
CONVENTIONS OR PRIMARIES ENCOMPASSING THEIR RESPECTIVE ELECTION
DISTRICTS.

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 WITH IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS. A SINGLE EXCEPTION
SHALL BE APPROVED FOR A VOTER THAT RENOUNCES AFFILIATION WITH ANY OTHER
PARTY IN WRITING, AND WHO EXPRESSES IN WRITING THAT HE OR SHE IS IN
ACCORD WITH THE PRINCIPLES OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND INTENDS TO
SUPPORT THE NOMINEES OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IN THE FUTURE. A VOTER WHO
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 IDENTIFIED IN THIS PARAGRAPH
THEREAFTER.

THE JOINT PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, MANASSAS, AND MANASSAS PARK REPUBLICAN
COMMITTEE WILL PROVIDE A COPY OF ALL SIGNED RENUNCIATION STATEMENTS TO
THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF VIRGINIA, TO BE MAINTAINED FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE
YEARS. ANY VOTER WHO, SUBSEQUENT TO MAKING A STATEMENT OF INTENT,
PUBLICLY SUPPORTS A CANDIDATE IN OPPOSITION TO A REPUBLICAN NOMINEE IS
NOT QUALIFIED TO PARTICIPATE AS A MEMBER OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF
VIRGINIA IN ITS MASS MEETINGS, PARTY CANVASSES, CONVENTIONS, OR
PRIMARIES FOR A PERIOD OF FOUR (4) YEARS.

BALLOTING. BALLOTING WILL BEGIN AT 10:00 A.M. AND WILL END AT 3:00 P.M.,
EXCEPT THAT ANYONE IN THE REGISTRATION LINE AT 3:00 P.M. MAY CONTINUE
THE REGISTRATION PROCESS. IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A BALLOT, THE VOTER MUST
PRESENT A VALID, NON-EXPIRED PHOTO IDENTIFICATION ISSUED BY THE
COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, ONE OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, OR THE
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT.

A STATEMENT OF INTENT, PROPERLY COMPLETED AND SIGNED BY THE VOTER, MUST
BE SUBMITTED AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION. A CURRENT REPUBLICAN PARTY OF
VIRGINIA MEMBERSHIP CARD CAN BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE STATEMENT OF INTENT.
NO BALLOT WILL BE GIVEN TO ANY VOTER WHO HAS NOT SIGNED AND SUBMITTED
THIS STATEMENT OF INTENT. NO ABSENTEE VOTING, PROXIES, OR PROVISIONAL
BALLOTS ARE PERMITTED.

NO REGISTRATION FEES ARE REQUIRED FOR VOTING IN THIS PARTY CANVASS.

VOTES WILL BE COUNTED ONLY FOR THOSE CANDIDATES WHOSE NAMES APPEAR ON
THE OFFICIAL BALLOT. NO WRITE – IN VOTES WILL BE PERMITTED. ANY BALLOT
WITH MORE THAN ONE CANDIDATE NAME MARKED WILL BE DECLARED INVALID.

4. CANDIDATE FILING REQUIREMENTS. ANY PERSON SEEKING ELECTION AS THE
NOMINEE FOR PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY SHERIFF OR PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY
COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY MUST MAIL A COMPLETED AND SIGNED OFFICIAL
FILING FORM [1], ALONG WITH A NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE OF $5,000.00
(FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS), PAID BY VALID CHECK OR MONEY ORDER, POSTMARKED
NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019, TO THE PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY
REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE, ATTN: NOMINATIONS, PO BOX 1955, MANASSAS, VA
20108.

CHECKS SHOULD BE MADE OUT TO “PWCRC” POSTMARKS WILL GOVERN.
INCOMPLETE OR MODIFIED FILING FORMS, AND/OR FILING FORMS ACCOMPANIED BY
AN INVALID CHECK, WILL BE RETURNED, AND THE INDIVIDUAL WILL BE DEEMED TO
HAVE NOT FILED FOR CANDIDACY.

IF ONLY ONE CANDIDATE FILES OR IS DEEMED TO HAVE FILED CORRECTLY THEN
THAT CANDIDATE WILL BE DECLARED THE PARTY’S NOMINEE AND THE FILING FEE
WILL BE RETURNED.  IF THERE IS ONLY ONE CANDIDATE FOR PRINCE WILLIAM
SHERIFF AND ONE CANDIDATE FOR PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY COMMONWEALTH’S
ATTORNEY, THEN THE CANVASS FOR THOSE OFFICES WILL BE CANCELLED.

DIRECT QUESTIONS TO 703-680-7388.

THE OFFICIAL FILING FORM [1] CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE PRINCE WILLIAM
COUNTY REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE WEBSITE, WWW.PWCGOP.ORG [2]. IF NOT MORE
THAN ONE PERSON PROPERLY FILES FOR CANDIDACY AND IS DETERMINED TO BE
QUALIFIED, THEN THAT PERSON IS DEEMED TO BE NOMINATED AND THE CANVASS
WILL NOT BE HELD.

COMMITTEES, CHAIRMEN OF THE RULES, NOMINATIONS, CREDENTIALS, TELLERS,
AND LOGISTICS COMMITTEES ARE APPOINTED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE PRINCE
WILLIAM COUNTY, CITY OF MANASSAS, AND MANASSAS PARK COMMITTEE. THESE
COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN WILL APPOINT THE MEMBERS OF THEIR RESPECTIVE
COMMITTEES AT THEIR OWN DISCRETION. THE COMMITTEES WILL MEET PRIOR TO
THE CANVASS ON THE CALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE APPOINTED CHAIRMEN. THE
CANVASS WILL BE GOVERNED BY (GIVING PRECEDENCE AS LISTED): THE
REPUBLICAN PARTY OF VIRGINIA PARTY PLAN, THE CALL OF THE CANVASS, AND
THE RULES ADOPTED BY THE JOINT PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, CITY OF MANASSAS,
AND MANASSAS PARK COMMITTEE.

THE NOMINATION WILL BE DECIDED BY THE PLURALITY OF THE VALID VOTES CAST
AT ALL BALLOTING STATIONS. THE VOTE WILL NOT BE WEIGHTED.

Phone: 703-680-7388
Email: Chairman@pwcgop.gop

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Date:
May 4
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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