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Friday, January 30, 2009

Party Canvass of the Chesterfield County Republican Committee

Below is the canvass for Chesterfield to place delgates at the Republican State Convention:

as adopted January 26, 2009

Party Canvass of the Chesterfield County Republican Committee

As Chairman of the Chesterfield County Republican Committee, and pursuant to the Plan of Organization and as recommended and directed by the Committee, I, Donald C. Williams, do hereby issue this call for a Party Canvass to be held at Manchester Middle School, 7401 Hull Street Road, Richmond, Virginia 23235 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm local time on Monday, March 9, 2009 for the following purpose:

Electing up to 2,690 Delegates and an equal number of Alternates to the Republican Party of Virginia State Convention, to be held on May 29 and 30 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, Virginia beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 29 for the purposes of nominating a candidate for Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General. Each unit is entitled to one (1) Delegate Vote per 250 Republican votes for Governor and President at their last election, so that Chesterfield County is entitled to 538 Delegate Votes.

Qualifications for Participation

All legal and qualified voters of Chesterfield County 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.

Filing Requirements

Candidates for election as a Delegate or Alternate Delegate at said canvass must file a written statement of candidacy, on an official prefiling form, with Donald C. Williams, 12107 Gordon School Road, Richmond, Virginia 23236. Prefiling forms may be obtained at or Completed forms must be received, by mail or in person, at the above address not later than 8:00 pm on Monday, March 2, 2009. Postmarks shall not govern. If not more than the number of persons to be elected shall file as a candidate for Delegate or Alternate Delegate, then such properly filed persons shall be deemed elected, and no canvass will be held.

There will be no registration fee to participate in this canvass. There is a $35 voluntary registration fee for Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the State Convention.

Rules for the conduct of the canvass shall be approved by the Chesterfield County Republican Committee and posted on the Committee's website.

Paid for and authorized by the Chesterfield County Republican Committee.

Prefilling Form Here Rules Here Copy of Call Here

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