The Republican Party of Garland County will meet on Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m. to accept nominations for RPGC Chairman.
A seminar will also be held to provide information to those desiring to be Republican candidates for county public office, County Committee member and/or delegates to the County Convention.
The meeting will be held in the conference center at 615 West Grand Ave. in Hot Springs. There will be no meeting on Jan. 6, the RPGC’s regular meeting date.
According to RPGC and Republican Party of Arkansas rules, an election must be held within 75 days after the resignation of the Committee Chairman. Former Chairman Matt McKee resigned Dec. 2. Kathy Edds, First Vice chairman, will continue to serve as chairman until a successor is elected.
The nominations of any County Committee member as a candidates for Chairman will be accepted during the Jan. 13 meeting. An election will be held during the next RPGC meeting on Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m.
Duties of the chairman: The Chairman shall preside at all meetings of the County Committee and the County Executive Committee, shall coordinate the political activities of the county, shall assist Republican candidates in organizing, planning, and conducting their respective campaigns in the county, and shall perform other duties as assigned by the County Committee. The County Chairman shall appoint all chairpersons and members to serve all standing and ad-hoc committees.
Anyone interested in seeking the position, should contact Jim Keary, RPGC Secretary, at 501-786-9206 or email@example.com.
During the seminar, information will be provided to those desiring to be Republican candidates for county public office, County Committee member and/or delegates to the County Convention. The necessary forms for filing will be available at the meeting.
Applicable forms and filing fees must be submitted to the Chairman or Secretary before the filing deadline between Feb. 22 and March 1, 2022. Times and places filings may be made to the Chairman or Secretary will be provided. More information and forms are available on TheRPGC.org.
Filing fees are: County Judge $4,000; County Sheriff $4,000; Circuit Clerk $3,000; County Clerk $3,000; Tax Assessor $3,000; Tax Collector $3,000; Treasurer $3,000; Coroner $1,500; Justice of the Peace $500; Constable $100; RPGC Committeeman/woman $50.