Come Join The Parade! Our theme will be: Get on the Ball and Vote “R” We will be making signs, decorating and blowing up beach balls Tues evening July 3rd. We have some decorations. Bring more if you wantJ Tues 6:30 PM At the Frank and Pat Penwell Home 560 Kelsando Circle in Fox Hall, Friday Harbor The 40 balls will be thrown to the crowd with our handwritten messages about government, etc. We will also hand out candy and dog biscuits. We will have plenty of campaign signs too. PARADE LINE UP BEGINS 9:30 WED AM PARADE BEGINS 10:00AM… Click Here to Read More
San Juan County was well represented as republican candidates and Washington State Republican Chair Kirby Wilbur visited Orcas and San Juan Islands. Atty General Rob McKenna, candidate for Washington Governor, Dan Matthews, candidate for US Congress and John Swapp, candidate for Washington Senate met with San Juan County leaders and residents. Business and Farmer’s Market visits gave the candidates knowledge of the difficulty in San Juan County’s present tourist based seasonal economy. All candidates discussed ways to streamline business practices and limit government interference. An evening cruise through the county’s beautiful islands demonstrated concerns for the environment while protecting property… Click Here to Read More
2012 State Party Platform and Issues Comparison Jobs and the economy Republicans encourage private sector job creation by repealing outdated and cumbersome regulations that hinder job growth. Democrats believe in preserving regulations, and growing government, thereby placing a heavy burden on small businesses. Protections Against Tax Increases Republicans support the voter approved requirement of a two-thirds majority vote of the Legislature to raise our taxes. Democrats oppose the voter-approved 2/3rds requirement for tax increases. Health Care Republicans oppose a government takeover of health care and support the repeal of Obamacare. We support competition among health care providers and giving patients more… Click Here to Read More
Let us thank Cindy Carter for her hard work on the platform committee in Tacoma. The results are below. We all feel our county was well represented. 2012 WASHINGTON STATE REPUBLICAN PARTY PLATFORM TACOMA, WA June 2, 2012 Platform Committee Co-Chairs Matthew Pederson and Lori Sotelo Washington State Republican Party Kirby Wilbur, Chairman PREAMBLE The Washington State Republican Party is dedicated to preserving a constitutional republic through active participation by citizens for the protection and preservation of conservative values including: the sanctity of human life; preserving a free society, free markets, and free trade; limited government; low taxes; minimal bureaucracy;… Click Here to Read More
We are proud of high school student Bailey Johnson of Orcas Island who is traveling to Washington DC with the Smithsonian Student Travel Program. She will tour our Nation’s Capital and attend the inauguration of President Mitt Romney in January 2013.Yes I am optimistic that Bailey will experience the beginning of America’s healing and growth forward. Please if you are able to financially help Bailey please contact her parents Heather and David Johnson email@example.com . She will have expenses close to $2000. Let’s support Bailey Johnson, our future.