of the Winchester Committee
of the Republican Party of Virginia
As Chairman of the Winchester Committee of the Republican Party, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Richard Helm, do hereby issue this call for a Mass Meeting to be held in Council Chambers, Rouss City Hall, 15 N. Cameron St., Winchester, starting at 7:30 PM on Thursday, June 9, 2016. Registration will begin at 7:00 PM and close promptly at 7:30 PM, except for those waiting in line. The purposes of the mass meeting are:
a) to nominate four candidates for the Common Council of Winchester, VA (one from each voting ward) and one candidate for Mayor of Winchester, VA. to be elected in the general election on November 8, 2016.;
b) and the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the mass meeting.
Qualifications for Participation
All legal and qualified voters of Winchester under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, regardless of race, religion, national origin or sex, who are in accord with the principles of the Republican Party and who, if requested, express in open meeting either orally or in writing as may be required, their intent to support all of its nominees for public office in the ensuing election, may participate as members of the Republican Party of Virginia in its mass meetings, party canvasses, conventions or primaries encompassing their respective election districts.
If no more than one candidate from each ward and one candidate for Mayor files for the four available Council seats and the office of Mayor of Winchester, and, by two thirds vote the Executive Committee and standing Search Committee approve said candidates, then all candidates will be deemed nominated and the Mass Meeting may be cancelled.
Candidates for the election as Mayor of Winchester or Member of Common Council at said mass meeting shall file a written statement that includes their Name, Address and office nomination sought by mail, e-mail or in person, to Richard Helm, Committee Chairman 311 Fairmont Avenue, Winchester, VA 22601, or firstname.lastname@example.org which must be received either in person or by mail not later than 5:00 PM on Friday, June 3, 2016. Postmarks do not apply.
There will be no registration fee to participate in this mass meeting.
Paid for and authorized by the Winchester Republican Committee