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Tazewell County Mass Meeting
April 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Tazewell County Republican Committee
of the Republican Party of Virginia
As Chairman of the Tazewell County Republican Committee, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Kyle Cruey, do hereby issue this call for a Mass Meeting to be held at Tazewell County Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, 197 Main Street, Tazewell , Va, 24651 , starting at 7pm (with registration opening at 6pm) local time on April 18, 2022 for the following purposes:
1. To elect a unit chairman, vice-chairman, treasurer, secretary.
2. And for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the mass meeting.
Qualifications for Participation
All legal and qualified voters of Tazewell 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 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 personal identification such as a valid photo ID that is acceptable for voting purposes in order to participate.
Candidates for election for Unit Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Treasure , Secretary.
Candidacy filing fees are as follows:
Unit Chairman – $ 50 filing fee.
Vice Chairman – No filing fee
Secretary- No filing fee
Treasure – No filing fee
Each candidate must turn in a letter of intent to run. The letter of intent and filing fee must be turned in no later than Friday, April 1st at 5pm. Postmarks do not govern. The letter intent and filing will be turned in to Aaron Gillespie. Mr. Gillespie can be contacted by phone at 276-988-6561 or by email at [email protected].
Please make checks payable to the Tazewell County Republican Committee.
Uncontested Offices/Cancellation of Mass Meeting
If no more than one candidate properly files for election to any office to be voted upon at the mass meeting, that candidate will be declared elected. If there are no contested offices to be voted upon at the mass meeting, then no mass meeting will be held.
Registration Fees for Mass Meeting & Convention
There will be no registrations fee for the Tazewell County Mass Meeting.