Welcome to the Gregg County Republican Party’s County Convention! Below is information about the Convention for attendees, delegates, and alternates. If you have any additional questions, please email us, call the headquarters at 903-297-1908, or come by the office.
Date and Location
April 21, 2012
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pine Tree Auditorium @ Silver Falls & Pine Tree Rd
General Rules for Republican Conventions
These are the rules prescribed by the Republican Party of Texas regulating county and other conventions. County conventions must abide by these rules. Supplemental rules may be added (see below), but the rules prescribed cannot be changed. Sections related to the county conventions:
- “General Rules for All Conventions and Meetings” (Rules 1-9; pp. 1-4)
- “General Rules for All Conventions” (Rules 10-18; pp. 5-7)
- “General Rules for County, Senatorial, District, and State Conventions” (Rules 23-32; pp. 9-17)
Proposed Supplementary Rules for the Gregg GOP County Convention
These supplementary rules are recommended by the Gregg GOP County Convention Rules Committee. Delegates will have an opportunity to debate and vote on them.
2012 Convention Agenda – as prescribed by Rule 30 of the “General Rules for County, Senatorial, District, and State Conventions.”
Delegates will have the opportunity to debate and vote on the proposed resolutions. Due to the primary date situation and the resulting lack of precinct conventions, this year each proposed resolution will originate from the County Convention.
- On Dignity and Freedom of Travel
- Opposing Provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 Which Authorize Military Detention and Trial of US and Texas Citizens and Lawful Residents in Stark Violation of the US and Texas Constitutions
- Opposing US Foreign Aid
- Supporting a Federal Sanctity of Life Act
Gregg County Delegation to the Texas GOP State Convention
County convention delegates elected the following individuals to serve as delegates/alternates to the Texas Republican Convention. The names are listed in delegate and alternate order.
How Delegate Strength Calculated: 17,259 votes cast for Governor in 2010 General Election; 1 delegate for every 300 votes = 58 delegates to State Convention 2012 (cf. Rule #23A.b.2)