December 10, 2016 GOP News Notes

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December 10, 2016

Christmas Party
Our Christmas Party will be Sunday, December 18th, at Nick Rush’s house, from 3:00 to 5:00PM. Nick’s address is 820 Hillcrest Dr.  Hillcrest Dr is the first right off of Depot St after passing Radford St going toward I-81.   After getting on Hillcrest it is a few blocks distance to Nick’s house on the left.  Bring something if you like.
Everyone is welcome!
Inauguration Party
11AM-2PM, January 20, 2017, Come and celebrate the swearing in of Donald J Trump as the 45th President of the United States.  Come to the Microtel Inn, 135 Ponderosa Dr. (Behind the New Post Office) Christiansburg. Inauguration is at 12:00. Come on by! After Donald Trump is sworn in we will have a Champaign toast. This is for adults only since we will have the Champaign toast. Sponsored by the Montgomery County GOP, Glenn Cochran and Roger Woody. Mr Woody will donate the use of the Microtel Motel Meeting Room. We will also have Taco Bell donating some food for lunch.
Questions, call Glenn’s cell 540-250-3560
January GOP Luncheon
Our monthly luncheons are held the last Thursday of the each month, January through October. The program for the January 26th luncheon will be by John Adams, one of the two GOP candidates for Attorney General in the 2017 election. All College Republicans that RSVP to the fact will receive a free lunch. Please RSVP by emailing Dean Dowdy at :
Election Season 2017, State Elections
The primary elections will be held Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Republican candidates for Governor(3)
1. Prince William Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart; 2. Senator Frank Wagner , R-Virginia Beach, and 3. former RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie
Lieutenant Governor candidates(3):
1. Virginia State Senator Bryce Reeves R-Spotsylvania 2. SenatorJill Holtzman Vogel of Fauquier County and 3. Senator Glenn Davis of Virginia Beach.
Attorney General candidates(2):  1. John Adams , a former federal prosecutor and naval officer who worked in the President George W. Bush White House, and 2. Del. Robert B. Bell, R-Albemarle is also running.
Election Season 2017, Local Elections
There are three local House of Delegate races, Nick Rush of the 7th District, Greg Habeeb of the 8th District and Joseph Yost of the 12th District and several important local elections in the county and towns.  The Montgomery County District Supervisors have three races; Annette Perkins of District A, Gary Creed of District C and Todd King of District D. Gary Creed who normally votes conservative will not be up for reelection so we need to have a candidate for this position.  The Montgomery County School Board has three races; Gunin Kiran of District A, James Lyons of District C and Jamie Bond of District D.  For the Town of Blacksburg, besides the Mayor Ron Rordam Council Members; Susan Anderson, Krisha Chachra and Cecile Newcomb are up for election.   The town of Christiansburg has the Mayor, D Michael Barber and Council Members; R Cord Hall, Steve Huppert and Bradford J “Brad” Stipes up for election.
Web Links of Interest
President elect-Donald J Trump, follow what is happening and avoid the mass media:
Montgomery County GOP(our web site):
Prager University video on why we should say “Merry Christmas”

For information concerning Montgomery County GOP activities contact our Chairman, Bob Dickenson, email: