MCRCC Weekly Wrap — January 23, 2014

Now is the time to plan, the 10 weeks prior to every election are the most important!

We have two critical elections this year: a state-wide primary on May 20th, and a national mid-term on November 4th. This means more opportunities to elect great conservatives to office, but it means more work as well. We need your help to be successful!

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MCRCC Weekly Wrap — January 16, 2014

Now that we are into an important political new year, you may wonder, just what is the Marion County GOP Executive Committee doing? Actually, members have been busy this past year building a base system and organization that helps Marion County GOP’s PCPs, so we can elect the best candidates. Here’s a brief summary:

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Tootie Smith For CD 5

Tootie SmithClackamas County Commissioner today announced her intention to seek the Republican nomination to oppose incumbent Rep. Kurt Schrader for Oregon's Fifth Congressional District (CD 5) seat. As a guest on both the Lars Larson radio program and the Bill Post Show, Commissioner Smith announced her bid. 

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MCRCC Weekly Wrap — January 9, 2014

Would you like to have your party Defend Constitutional Principles?

Would you like to have your party reflect your values?

Would you like your party to restore America to her former greatness?

HERE is how you can do something about it. This is not about campaigning — that's a completely different topic. This is about "party governance", what and how you can influence it, and why it is important.

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Candidate Video Gains National Exposure

Editor's Note: This post is not an endorsement of any campaign by Marion County Republicans.

Dr. Monica Wehby, one of five Republican candidates vying for the opportunity to take on U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, released a web ad entitled "Keep Your Doctor . . . Change Your Senator". When a TV ad using a similar theme was released in New Hampshire opposing Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Washington Post columnist Chris Cillizza crowned it "the ad every Democrat should be scared of in 2014". Nearly as quickly as the ad posted to YouTube, TownHall columnist Guy Benson featured it in his daily column for the well-known conservative-leaning news and opinion web site.

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MCRCC Weekly Wrap — January 2, 2014

A New Year marks a new beginning. New people to meet, new adventures to enjoy and new memories to create.

Happy New Year!

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Newsletter Previews 2014 Session

Rep. Jim ThompsonThe final newsletter of 2013 arrived in subscribers' e-mail inboxes during the afternoon of 31 December. In it, Rep. Jim Thompson offers a preview of the hot issues that will be facing legislators during the month-long session that begins 1 February. Ever refusing to die and incessantly lumbering toward us like a zombie after our brains is the Columbia River Crossing. Another of the undead issues is ... are you ready for this? ... a sales tax!

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MCRCC Weekly Wrap — December 26, 2013

Christmas 2013 is now in the history books and as we look forward to 2014, there is reason to be optimistic, to be hopeful. We must also keep our sleeves rolled up and prepare for a year of hard work to put great conservative candidates in to local elected office!

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MCRCC Weekly Wrap — December 19, 2013

The past week was a busy one for Marion County Republicans. On Thursday, December 12th, members of the leadership team met with folks at the Stayton Public Library. It was a great opportunity to chat with community members from Stayton, Sublimity and the surrounding areas about what the MCGOP is up to and how they can get more involved.

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MCRCC Weekly Wrap — December 12, 2013

Winter weather paid Marion County a visit this past week and made for a couple of dicey commutes. But it also created beautiful vistas of frost-covered trees and lawns. Our flurry of inclement weather serves as a reminder of the importance of making sure your family is safe and warm and preparing for the unexpected. We expect a tough political battle in 2014 so now is the time to prepare!

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