Monday, June 10, 2013

ACRWL - #28 - PHOTOS: Republican Party of Virginia - 2013 State Convention

On May 18, 2013, the Republican Party of Virginia held the 2013 State Convention.  The main convention speaker was Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal, followed by Teiro Cuccinelli and Ken Cuccinelli, GOP Candidate for Virginia Governor.  GOP Candidates for Attorney General Rob Bell and Mark Obenshain spoke, Oliver North,  followed by Steve Martin, Jeannemarie Davis, Cory Stuart, Pete Snyder, Scott Lingamfelter, E. W. Jackson, and Susan Stimpson, all running for Lt. Governor. Mark Obenshain won on the first ballot, as Rob Bell conceded by acclamation After four ballots E. W. Jackson won the majority vote, to become the GOP Candidate for Lt. Governor.  The following are photos of the attendees from Albemarle County Republican Committee and members of Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League and views of the convention.

ACRWL - #27 - May Luncheon - Melody Himel Scalley - Heritage Action Regional Coordinator, Richmond

On May 16,  2013, the Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League held their May Luncheon at Glenmore Country Club.  The guest speaker was Melody Himel Scalley, Heritage Action Regional Coordinator, Richmond.

We hold Congress accountable to conservative principles. For too long, big-government special interests have dominated Washington. Heritage Action believes Washington should work for America’s best interest, and we hold them accountable to ensure they do. We take the conservative policy visions outlined by our sister organization, The Heritage Foundation, and make them a reality. We ensure members of Congress hear directly from their constituents, including over 700,000 members of The Heritage Foundation and millions of others around the country who believe in our principles and share our vision of America’s future. As a 501(c)(4) organization, Heritage Action for America is a widely respected government relations team and dedicated grassroots activists that advance conservative policy.

ACRWL #27 - May Hot Topic - VIDEO: Phillip Van Cleave, President, Virginia Citizens Defense League

On May 8, 2013, the Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League held their May Hot Topic Meeting. Guest speaker was Phillip Van Cleave, President of Virginia Citizens Defense League. The Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc. (VCDL) is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots organization dedicated to advancing the fundamental right of all Virginians to keep and bear arms as guaranteed in the United States and Virginia Constitutions. Virginia Citizens Defense League web site.......