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WHAT IS A REPUBLICAN PRECINCT DELEGATE?
A precinct delegate is an elected representative to the local Republican party from the precinct. Every precinct has a least one delegate.
WHEN ARE PRECINCT DELEGATES ELECTED AND HOW LONG IS THE TERM?
Precinct delegates are in elected in the August primary election of even numbered years. The term of the elected delegate is two years.
HOW DO I BECOME A PRECINCT DELEGATE?
File an “Affidavit of Identity” with the County, City or Township Clerk where you live by May of even numbered years. This filing will place your name on the Republican primary ballot under the heading “Candidate for County Convention Delegate”.
WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF A REPUBLICAN PRECINCT DELGATE?
The official role of a delegate is to attend all Republican County Conventions, during the two-year term, to represent the Republican voters in your precinct. At County Conventions, precinct delegates elect delegates to the State Republican Conventions and also elect members of the county Republican Executive Committee. Precinct delegates are also involved in helping the County Republican Party and candidates in a variety of activities.
WHY SHOULD I BECOME A PRECINCT DELEGATE?
Politics begins at the local level. When you become a Precinct Delegate and get involved, you have the opportunity to share issues and concerns that are important to you with family, friends and neighbors. You have the opportunity to be elected to attend State Republican Conventions and to be elected to serve on the County Republican Executive Committee.
The affidavit of identity form required to file to become a precinct delegate on the August 2022 primary election ballot must be filed in early May 2022
An "Affidavit of Identity" form must be filed to become a candidate for precinct delegate.
Now that the Primary Election has passed, you can become a Precinct Delegate by being elected at any county Convention during the remainder of 2020 and all of 2021. Please call the Branch County Republican Party Chair, Mike Arnold, at 517-290-6116 for additional information or contact us using the below link.
Mary Jo Evans
Ward 1 - None
Ward 2 -Dee Ann Pann
Ward 3 - Bob Foote
Ward 4 - Debra Tomlinson