1st Congressional District Fall Fest - September 22nd

September 22, 2012

Walworth County Fair Grounds


Invited Guests Include: ○ RNC Chairman Reince Priebus ○ Mitt Romney ○ Governor Scott Walker ○ Lt. Governor Kleefisch ○ Congressman Paul Ryan ○ AG JB Van Hollen ○ Senator Ron Johnson ○ All US Senate Candidates ○ RPW Chair Brad Courtney

$50/couple $30/individual $10/student

Food and Beverage included

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For more information, contact Casey Himebauch, 262.949.1769

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US Senate Endorsements

For Immediate Release Phone: 262-864-1010

August 9, 2012

Board Members Individually Endorse US Senate Candidates

Racine County GOP does not endorse a single candidate but many

The Racine County Republican Party Board of Directors has discussed the possibility of endorsing a candidate for US Senate and we have come to the conclusion that all four of our Republican Candidates will be able to defeat the ultra-liberal Madisonite the State Democrat Party has put up to replace Senator Kohl.

Therefore since we as a board are divided on who we support we felt that we may be able to provide some guidance to our members by expressing some of our personal endorsements.

Bill Folk, Chairman, endorses Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald.

Dona Poelman, Vice Chairman, endorses Eric Hovde.

Lou D’Abbraccio, elected board member, endorses Eric Hovde.

Sue Ermert, elected board member, endorses Governor Tommy Thompson.

Mike Gabbey, appointed board member, endorses Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald.

Bill Jaeck, appointed board member, endorses Governor Tommy Thompson.

Nancy Milholland, appointed board member, endorses Eric Hovde.

Tamra Varebrook, WRoseW delegate, endorses Eric Hovde.


Republican Assembly Candidate for the 62nd District

Robin Vos and Van WanggaardCordially Invite you to Join Them for a Reception in Support of Tom Weatherston Republican Assembly Candidate for the 62nd District Thursday, August 2, 2012 5:30 - 10:30pm The Home of Akil and Rehana Ajemeri 6941 Novak Road Racine, Wisconsin 53402 *On Lake Michigan, beach access if you wish

RSVP and Questions? Call Jennifer at 262-752-0387 Learn more about Tom Weatherston and his campaign at

Racine County Fair Wednesday July 25th - Sunday July 29th

Stop in the Racine County GOP booth at the Racine County Fair! Free parking and reasonable admission, fun for the whole family.

The GOP booth will have TONS of information on DISTRICTS for November (who are your legislators)  Along with information on all of the races in Racine County in 2012.

We will have MANY visits by candidates AND elected officials.  We will have information on all four US Senate candidates and all of them have been invited to the fair booth.

We will have limited quantities of shirts, yard signs, buttons, bumper stickers, etc.

See you at the fair!!!

Please contact us if you would like to volunteer for a 3 hour shift.

GOTV - Volunteer TODAY!

As we reach the last week of the campaign, the office needs a lot of help to Get Out the Vote. We are going to need the phones full and doors knocked at all times.
I will also need the front desk monitored and volunteers fed at all times as well. If you can help or sign up for at least two shifts between now and June 5th in the office please contact Joe at 608-298-8441. Let's not wake up on June 6th regretting that we could have done a little more.

Thank You, Joe Leveratto

Josef Leveratto Field Director
Republican Party of Wisconsin 6211 Durand Ave. Suite 203 Racine, WI 53406

Thursday, May 24th 2012 please attend Senator Wanggaard / Lehman forum at 7:00pm

Live Candidates Forum for 21st Senate District Race Set for May 24

Patch, with a couple of our media partners, are hosting, broadcasting and streaming live a candidate forum for the recall election in the 21st Senate District. We have a May 24 date at Mount Pleasant Village Hall. Will you join us?

State Sen. Van Wanggaard and former state Sen. John Lehman have both agreed to participate in a live candidates forum for therecall election in the 21st Senate District.

Sponsored by the Caledonia and Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant Patch sites, with help from WGTD Radio, the debate is scheduled from 7 to 8:30 pm May 24 at Mount Pleasant Village Hall, 8811 Campus Drive.

WGTD will broadcast the forum live on 91.1FM.

Lehman came out the winner of the May 8 recall primary against Tamra Varebrook, the "protest" candidate tapped by the Republican Party of Wisconsin.

Our moderator for the evening will be Patch Regional Editor Mark Maley, and our timekeeper will be Bob Haggarty, president of Haggarty Insurance and Financial Services in Kenosha.

The format will go as follows:

  • 90-minutes, from 7 to 8:30 pm
  • Candidates will each have two (2) minute introductions
  • Six (6) questions prepared by Patch and WGTD
  • Candidates will alternate answering questions with three (3) minutes for their primary answer
  • Each candidate will get an additional minute for rebuttal and response
  • Upon entering the auditorium, audience members will be asked to write questions on notecards, which will be delivered to the moderator
  • Moderator will choose four (4) questions that are different than what has already been asked
  • Candidates will each have three (3) minutes to answer, again alternating who answers first
  • There will not be rebuttals during this portion of the forum
  • Candidates will each have two (2) minute conclusions

We hope to see you there.

Wanggaard to hold listening sessions this week

Thursday February 23rd 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Burlington Police Department courtroom, 224 E. Jefferson St. 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove County Building, 14200 Washington Ave., Yorkville (Paul Jadin, CEO of Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., is scheduled to attend this session)

Friday February 24th 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at the Racine Police Department auditorium, 730 Center St. (Reggie Newson, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development secretary, is scheduled to attend that session)

5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Union Grove Municipal Building, 925 15th Ave. (Highway 11 at Highway 45).

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Republican Party to Open Victory Center for Racine County

January 4, 2012 The State Republican Party will officially opened up the Racine County GOP Victory Center, 6211 Durand Ave on Saturday, January 7th.  The Victory Center will be the hub for all GOP candidates in 2012 and will begin to receive collateral material such as literature, signs, bumper stickers and other items immediately.

"Racine is central to ensuring a Republican victories in 2012 and the State Party has recognized that.  In 2010, 56% of Racine County voted for Governor Walker and Senator Johnson and 52% voted for State Senator Wanggaard," stated Racine County GOP Chairman, Bill Folk.  "Racine is ready to do it again in 2012."

The Victory Center will be staffed Monday through Saturday 9-9.

Grand Opening to be held Saturday, January 7th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Please join Senator Van Wanggaard and many other Racine County Elected Officials to learn how you can help keep Governor Walker, Lt. Governor Kleefisch and Senator Wanggaard in office

Phone: 262-864-1010