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Republican Liberty Caucus national Board has
endorsed several candidates for federal and state
Members are urged to contact the
campaigns or contribute to federal candidates via
Pennsylvania US Senate
| Rep. Toomey is
challenging incumbent Arlen Specter for the
Republican US Senate nomination.
The state primary is April 27th.
The RLC has endorsed Toomey, who has had
consistently high (libertarian) ratings on the
Liberty Index in the House , contrasted with
Specter's poor (centrist) ratings in the Senate.
Pennsylvania 17th CD
| Ryan is an enthusiastic
signator of the RLC Liberty Compact and actively
sought the RLC's unanimous endorsement. His
background includes a career in business and
accounting as well as service in the Marine Corps. Ryan is a top
contender to win his primary [April 27th] contest.
RLC member Shannon Bibbee is Ryan’s
Ryan for Congress
North Carolina 5th CD
| Robinson is a
two-term member of the Winston- Salem City Council.
In 1996 he narrowly lost a race for state
Superintendent of Public Education. The Wall
Street Journal notes that Robinson carried every
county in the Fifth District.
The RLC has endorsed Robinson as the best
candidate among a large field of Republican primary
[July 20, 2004] contenders.
Robinson for Congress
|| The RLC has
endorsed a large number of candidates who have
already won primaries or are unopposed: Ron Paul,
TX; Jeff Flake, AZ; Dana Rohrabacher, CA; and
| Hewitt is a
signator of RLC Liberty Compact and serves as RLC
Michigan Chairman. Hewitt brings twenty years of
experience as a restaurant owner, Finance Manager,
Vice President and National Sales Manager to
complement his strong commitment to small
government, low taxes and individual liberty.
His primary is August 3, 2004.
for State Rep
15840 Lake Michigan Drive,
West Olive Mi 49460
Michigan 89th House
| Lindell is
a signator of the RLC Liberty Compact and serves as
the RLC Maine Contact. His is unopposed in his
primary, to be held on June 8, 2004.
“The RLC stands for a set of core ideas that
were the foundation of our republic and – I
believe - are shared by a majority of Mainers,
regardless of political affiliation.”
Lindell for State House
PO Box 543; Stockton Springs, Maine 04981
(207) 338-3223 * Home: (207) 223-9966
Maine 41st House
|RLC State Events & Charters
| Florida RLC members hosted a popular
OPH booth for the Southern Republican Leadership
Conference at the Fountainbleau Hilton in Miami
Beach over the April 17th weekend.
Philip Blumel, Alan Turin, Tom Walls, Dick
Crockett, Dave and Tami Bell got a warm reception
from party activists and prominent GOP officials.
They hope to re-Charter the Florida RLC at a meeting
|Luncheon with Ron Paul
| The Texas RLC joined with the
Houston Area Business and Professional Chapter of
the John Birch Society to host a luncheon address on
April 16th with RLC Advisory Board Member Rep. Ron
Paul's topic: "The Seduction of
Traditional Conservatism: The Neoconservative Agenda
of Big Government and Internationalism"
RLC Executive Director: Don
|Banquet with Jeff Flake
| The Arizona RLC recently hosted a
banquet for Rep. Jeff Flake at the Gainey Ranch Golf
Club in Scottsdale.
Flake is one of many RLC-Arizona Advisors, that
include the Secretary of State, State Treasurer,
three other Congressmen and the Chairman of the
Goldwater Institute. The Chartered RLC officers
include the Chairs of the Arizona Senate Finance
Committee and the House Appropriations Committee.
|New State Organizations
| The National RLC Board has
certified a new Michigan Charter, with the election
of officers and adoption of state Bylaws. Officers
include Chairman Mike
Hewitt, Vice Chair Jason Miller, Treasurer
William John Matthis III and Secretary Joe
Burkins is the new Massachusetts Coordinator,
working with Richard
Freedman and the Massachusetts Freedom
Coalition members to Charter an official RLC state
Frontuto is organizing Maryland RLC members for
a new State Charter. He is also serving as the
national Endorsements Director.
Condon, an activist in the Free State Project,
has been appointed as the RLC Assistant Charter
Director, with a special focus on developing a New
Hampshire RLC Chapter.
||New Hampshire Project
Turner has taken over as Acting Chairman of the
George RLC Charter, working with State Senator David
Shafer to reorganize the state
Means, famous actor, indian activist, and former
candidate for the Libertarian Party Presidential
nomination, has agreed to serve as the RLC
Contact for South Dakota. He is actively involved in
the John Thune Senate campaign.
||South Dakota Contact
| Our condolences to the friends and
family of "Jake" Ketscher, RLC Alaska
Contact, who passed away suddently at his home in
Kenai, Alaska last week. Memorials can be sent to
his wife, Christy, and their 18-month-old son, Paul,
care of Carol
| Contact State
Charter Director John
Reed for information on organizing an RLC
Chapter. Visit the RLC
Website for information on your state.
|RLC National Convention
May 21-23, 2004
Holiday Inn, Fresno Airport
There is no fee for
participation in official sessions.
To pay or renew membership
dues, visit www.RLC.org
and click on 'Join Us' for credit card or electronic
check payments. Checks may be mailed to the RLC
address below. To check your membership status,
Full Registration: $75.00
Saturday Buffet &
Saturday Meals: $55.00
Luncheon Buffet &
Saturday Banquet: $35.00
Convention Details On-Line
Registration after May
7: + $10.00
Registration fees may be
paid on-line with the dues option above. Simply
indicate 'Convention Registration' in the comments
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