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Collin County June 10, 2017 Runoff Election Results

Plano Election Results Place 2 Anthony Ricciardelli - 52.96% Ann Bacchus - 47.04% Place 8 Rick Smith - 53.1% David L. Downs - 46.9% Allen Election Results Place 2 Carl Clemencich - 63.98% Tabassum "Munia" Ahmad - 36.02% McKinney Election Results At Large Charlie Phillips - 57.23% Derek V. Baker [...]

Will the real conservatives in the Plano City Council runoff race please stand up?

As the Chairman of the Collin County Republican Party, one of my jobs is to promote unity among the different “flavors” of Republicans. Because city council races are historically “non-partisan,” my neutrality stand has extended particularly to these races. However, as the Collin County Democrats have clearly put forward one of their own, Ann Bacchus, [...]

New RPT Chairman – James Dickey

A version of the blog post originally appeared on Candy Noble's Blog Texas Republicans now have a new Chairman. At Saturday’s State Republican Executive Committee meeting James Dickey, former Travis County Republican Chairman, was elected as our new Chair. Two great candidates stepped up to run for Chair following Tom Mechler’s resignation two weeks ago. [...]

By | 2017-06-06T12:35:04+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Elections, Events, News, SREC 8 Notes|

TexasGOP Chair Resigns

This post originally appeared on Candy Noble's blog As many of you have heard, Texas GOP Chairman Tom Mechler has stepped down as chair, effective immediately, as of Saturday.  He named personal reasons in his letter of resignation (including the extensive amount of time away from his home in Amarillo as his motivation to [...]

By | 2017-05-22T12:49:53+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|News, SREC 8 Notes|

Chairman Addresses Concerns Over Precinct Chair Survey

Last week, we published on our website the results of a survey conducted of Republican Precinct Chairs of their preferences in the city and school district races in Plano, Frisco, Allen and McKinney, as well as the County-wide race for Collin College Trustee and the Collin College Bond Issue. We have been criticized for [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:38:44+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Chairman Notes, Elections, News|

Four Days in Austin

A version of this blog appeared on Candy Noble's blog originally. On Wednesday & Thursday last week I was in Austin to meet with Legislators and state official staffers as the State Republican Executive Committee Legislative Committee hosted our Legislative day. We are blessed in Senate District 8 to have all Republicans representing us so [...]

By | 2017-03-07T20:53:54+00:00 March 7th, 2017|News, SREC 8 Notes|

Chairman George Flint’s Remarks on President Trump’s first State of the Union Address

One of my favorite songs has a chorus which begins "I am proud to be an American ...." As I listened to Donald Trump last night, I heard a person who is who sees a vision for America and its citizens where people have opportunity to grow, learn, develop, and prosper in freedom, happiness, and [...]

By | 2017-03-01T13:09:20+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Chairman Notes, Election 2016, News|

Congressman Sam Johnson’s Retirement Annoucement

Chairman George Flint's statement about the announced retirement of Congress Sam Johnson -- Today, Sam Johnson, our honored Congressman, announced that he will not be seeking re-election in 2018. In his message, which I urge each of you to read, he talked about his faith and his hope in us and our country - strong [...]

By | 2017-01-07T18:51:08+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Chairman Notes, Elected Officials, History, News|