On Monday, May 2nd, there will be a Republican Town Hall at Centre College’s Vahlkamp Theatre from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The forum will include all four candidates for the 15th Senate District race: Rick Girdler, Don Moss, Michael Keck and Joshua Nichols.
We hope to see you there!
And remember… The election for the 15th Senate District will take place on Primary Day – May 17th, 2016.
This vitally important race will determine who represents Boyle, Lincoln and Pulaski Counties for the term beginning January, 2017. No Democrat has registered to run in the November General Election.
Download a PDF of the poster: Republican Town Hall at Centre College in Danville, KY
On Saturday, April 16th, five delegates and alternate delegates from the Boyle County Republican party traveled to Bowling Green to participate in the 2nd Congressional District GOP Convention. These delegates had been elected in the Boyle County Republican Mass Meeting held on March 10th.
Those in attendance at the 2nd District Convention included: Stephen Knight (Committee on Permanent Organization), George Coomer (Rules Committee), Mike Harmon (Credentials Committee), James Monroe (Resolutions Committee), and Tom Tye (Nominations Committee).
The 2nd Congressional District is comprised of the west central portion of Kentucky. Of the state’s 46 total delegates at the Republican National Convention, three will represent the 2nd District.
Nominated and elected as delegates or alternate delegates to the Republican National Convention from the 2nd District were:
- Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton – Delegate
- Todd Inman, Davis Co. – Delegate
- Jim Skaggs, Warren Co. – Delegate
- Harry Barry, Hardin Co. – Alternate
- Tom Tye, Boyle Co. – Alternate
- Steve Hesselbrock, Spencer Co. – Alternate
The intent of the nomination committee was to select delegates and alternates to represent the breadth of the 2nd District.
Additionally, over the course of the meeting the following individuals were selected as Permanent Committee members:
- Shaska Hines, Edmonston Co. – Credentials Committee
- Aaron Whitten, Grayson Co. – Resolutions Committee
- Greg Goatley, Washington Co. – Rules Committee
- Jim Skaggs, Warren Co. – Nominations Committee
- Tom Tye, Boyle Co. – Committee on Permanent Organization
These individuals will join their counter parts from the other five districts in Kentucky for the State Convention taking place on Saturday, April 23, in Lexington and will bear the responsibility of nominating the final delegates for Kentucky.
The 2016 Republican National Convention is slated to take place July 18th through the 21st at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Additional information on the National GOP Convention can be found here.
The Boyle County Republican Party will hold a County Mass Meeting on Thursday, March 10th, at 6:30 pm at Inter-County RECC on 1009 Hustonville Road for the purpose of electing 5 delegates and 5 alternates to attend the Second Congressional District (April 16th in Bowling Green) and State Conventions (April 23rd in Lexington).
The purpose of the District and State Convention is to elect Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the National Convention. (Please note that the state rules were changed to elect Party Officers in 2017.)
We hope you will all plan to attend!
If you haven’t already marked your calendars, you need to do so now! The First EVER Republican Presidential Caucus in Kentucky will be held on:
March 5th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boyle County High School
We hope to have every Republican in Boyle County will come out to have their vote for President counted! The entire nation will be watching what we do right here in Kentucky! Your vote has never mattered more.
While at the caucus you can get information from candidates will be running in the special election and in the primary on May 17th, 2016. Representatives from the Presidential Candidates’ Campaigns may also set up tables. We will also have registration information for anyone who wishes to register Republican. (Please note, that you had to be registered by December 31st to vote in the Caucus — but getting registered now will get you ready for the next time!)
You can arrive any time after 10 a.m. and before 4 p.m. — but don’t be late! Anyone in line at 4 p.m. will be allowed to vote, but anyone arriving after 4 p.m. will not be able to participate.
Our Neighbors in nearby counties will vote in their own counties at these locations:
- Casey County will vote at the Ag Expo Center
- Lincoln County will caucus at the Lincoln County Public Library
- Mercer County residents will cast their ballot at Mercer County High School
- Garrard County will caucus at the Garrard County Courthouse
If you have any questions about who is still running in the Republican race, if you live outside these counties and want to know where you should vote in the Kentucky Caucus, or if you have other questions about the Kentucky Republican Caucus and how it works, visit KYCaucus.com for the answers.
Our fellow Republicans are hosting their Lincoln Day Dinner at the Central Kentucky Ag/Expo Center on South US 127 at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26th. The seats are limited, so if you are interested in attending, please contact William Wethington at 606-303-2235. Tickets are $30.00.
Please attend and tell others to support the Casey County GOP as well!