2016 RPV Convention

Dear Ron Hedlund: Practice What You Preach

Ron Hedlund, candidate for RPV’s State Central Committee in the 7th District, recently threw himself into the political turmoil that’s currently plaguing the 5th District Congressional race. For months, the 5th District has been oversaturated with mud-slinging, backstabbing and dirty politics. So dirty, in fact, no one is willing to put their name to it. Hands down, … Read more…

Convention vs. Primary: Why this College Republican is Ready for Change

The current RPV State Convention process, with its extensive votes, re-votes, and second ballots, it is an undoubtedly lengthy one. Some argue that this amount of time is a crucial and necessary component of ensuring that the Delegates selected to represent the Commonwealth at the National Convention, and the candidates for National Committeeman, Committeewoman, and … Read more…

George Allen Endorses Suzanne Obenshain

Republican heavyweight, former Governor George Allen, has endorsed Suzanne Obenshain in her bid for National Committeewoman. This endorsement adds to a running list of notable endorsements for Obenshain, who will face off against Cynthia Dunbar this weekend at the RPV State Convention. Read Governor Allen’s endorsement below: “I am proud to strongly endorse a proven … Read more…

Fmr. Democrat Millennial Brings Hope to the GOP

Earlier this evening, Erich Reimer, a law student at the University of Virginia, sent out an email to state convention delegates regarding his candidacy for RPV Elector At-Large. Over the years, I have received hundreds of similar emails from conservative candidates asking for support. But this email was different and encouraging on so many levels. … Read more…

8th District SCC Candidate Criticizes Millennial Participation… & Everybody Else

It was almost painful to read Robert Kenyon’s post on the Bull Elephant yesterday. Kenyon is a candidate RPV’s State Central Committee in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District. Apparently one of his opponents spoke to the Arlington County Republican Committee this week and he took issue with some statements she made. So what does he do? He … Read more…