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Patrick County Mass Meeting
April 26 @ 6:30 pm
Mass Meeting of the Patrick County Republican Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia
As Chairman of the Patrick County Republican Committee, and pursuant to the
Plan of Organization, I, Matthew W. Holt, do hereby issue this call for a Mass Meeting to be held at the Virginia Motorsports Museum & Hall of Fame located at 212 Wood Brothers Drive, Stuart, Virginia 24171, in the Patrick Community Center, home of the Patrick County Community College at Dehart Park in Stuart, Virginia, starting at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 for the following purposes:
1) Electing a Unit Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, and members of the
Patrick County Republican Committee; and
2) The transaction of such other business as may properly come before the meeting.
Qualifications for Participation:
All legal and qualified voters of Patrick 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 the2 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,
unless otherwise stipulated by the appropriate Official Committee, a person otherwise qualified
hereunder shall not have participated in Virginia in the nomination process of a party other than
the Republican Party within the last five years.
A single exception to this 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 this writing, to support the nominees of the
Republican Party in the future. Any voter that utilizes the forgoing exception, and thereafter
participates in the nomination process of a party other than the Republican Party, shall not have
the benefit of the exception thereafter.
Voters may be required to produce a valid form of photo identification acceptable for
voting purposes in order to participate in the aforementioned mass meeting or conventions.
Filing Requirements for Mass Meeting:
Candidates for election as Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, or Secretary of the
Patrick County Republican Committee are required to pre-file their intention to seek such
offices. A written statement of intent containing the following details shall be required: full legal
name, office sought, physical and mailing address, email address, and telephone number. Such
statement must be received by 6:30 PM on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, by mail to Patrick County Republican Committee, 128 Homestead Ct. Patrick Springs, VA 24133, or in-person at the Mass Meeting.
Nominations for Chairman will not be permitted from the floor of the Mass Meeting. Postmarks do not govern and it is the responsibility of the candidate to confirm receipt of the declaration.
Should only one candidate file for Chairman, then the Mass Meeting shall be cancelled
and replaced with a regular meeting.
Registration Fees for Mass Meeting
There will be no required registration fee to participate in the Patrick County Republican
Committee Mass Meeting.