Admitting that he missed it when he predicted that tax reform — read sales tax — would be hot on the agenda for this short session of the legislature, Rep. Thompson takes us inside the Capitol halls and discusses many of the bills that are causing action there. With a bit over a week to go, the newsletter is timely and can provide some ammunition as you reach out to your legislator before sine die shuts the doors of opportunity.
The 2014 campaign season is off to a great start and the Marion County GOP has lots of great activities planned in the coming months. We hosted a candidate forum at our last Central Committee Meeting and attendees had the opportunity to listen to and get to know candidates for local and state-wide office. Attendees had the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the candidates. If you were not able to attend this informative meeting, click here to view the candidates and the Q & A afterwards.Read more
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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!Read more
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:Read more
Clackamas 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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more