Facts about Republican Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen
Two Ways to Become a Precinct Committeeman or Committeewoman
| 1. By Election: Republican Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen are elected by the registered Republicans of their precinct during the Primary election held during a presidential election year. Persons wishing to be elected as Republican Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen.must complete and sign a Candidate Oath that is filed with the county Supervisor of Elections and a Party Loyalty Oath for the Republican Party of Florida. This oath must be completed during a 5 day period in June.; (67 to 71 days before the August primary election)|
Those elected become members of the Escambia County Republican Executive Committee (R.E.C) on December 1 of that year and serve a 4-year term. The Executive Committee will meet during the month of December in even numbered years and elect officers for a two-year term.
2. By Appointment: Individuals not elected may be appointed to a vacancy by the Executive Committee during any meeting. Terms for all Committee members expire on December 1 of Presidential election years. They also must sign a Party Loyalty Oath for the Republican Party of Florida.
All precinct committeemen and committeewomen must be registered Republicans in the precinct where they serve. There is at least one Precinct Committeeman and Committeewoman available for each precinct. Precincts with 1,000-1,999 registered voters may have 2 Committeemen and Committeewomen. Precincts with 2,000-2,999 register voters, may have 3 each; Precincts with 3,000-3,999 registered voters may have 4 each and so forth.
Duties of a Precinct Committeeman and Committeewoman
As a Precinct Committeeman or Committeewoman, you are your precinct’s representative to the Escambia County Republican Party. Our goals are to promote the Republican message, to ensure Republicans are registered to vote, to mobilize Republican to vote, and to help in the campaigns.
Committeemen and Committeewomen are required to attend the meetings of the Republican Executive Committee. The R.E.C. normally meets on the second Monday of each month. Some dates are changed due to holidays, and we do not meet in December of odd-numbered years. A member who misses 3 consecutive meetings without an excused absence is removed from the Committee.
The business of the R.E.C. is conducted at our monthly meetings. They are also designed to inform, encourage, train and motivate members to participate in activities that will promote Republican candidates.
There are many other ways you can fulfill your responsibilities as a Precinct Committeeman/Committeewoman. No one can do everything, but everyone can do something. The future of our nation is at stake and we need to be involved! Some ways you can help are suggested:
As you are able, contribute to the Republican Party. We would like every member to give $25 a year or more ($35 for couples). Many will give more or more frequently. Buy tickets to our fund-raising activities.
There is an abundance of information available, such as conservative radio talk shows, commentators, web sites, books and pamphlets.
We live in a world of electronic communications. E-mail, Parler, Facebook, Twitter and other means are effective ways to communicate to people about the Republican Party and its candidates.
You may help at tables/booths at events between now and the next election. Campaign rallies, sign-waving events, telephone calls, parades, door-to-door canvassing, get-out-the-vote activities, poll watching and home parties are some of the many opportunities to promote Republican candidates.
The Escambia County Republican Executive Committee operates under the laws of the State of Florida and the rules of the Republican Party of Florida. A copy of our constitution is available on request.
The Escambia County Republican Executive Committee
Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen are members of the Escambia County Republican Executive Committee (R.E.C.). The R.E.C. includes a State Committeeman and State Committeewoman who are also elected during the Republican primary held in August of presidential election years. Members of the state legislature who reside in Escambia County are also members of the Escambia County Republican Executive Committee
Republican Executive Committee (R.E.C.) Meetings are usually held on the second Monday of the month from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
Chairman: John Roberts
Vice-Chairman: Steve Stroberger
Secretary: Pueschel Schneier
Treasurer: David Gibson
State Committeeman: Jeremy Evans
State Committeewoman: Susan Moore
Republican Party of Florida:
The County Chairman in each county along with the State Committeeman and State Committeewoman from each county, represent the county on the state committee of the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF). They attend RPOF meetings 4 times per year.
Statement of Principles,
Escambia County Republican Party
* We support limited constitutional government that protects individual freedom and secures the God-given rights of all citizens, including the right to life, liberty and property.
* We support a strong national defense with a foreign policy that preserves our national sovereignty and defends our just interests in the world.
* We support strict law enforcement, a free-market economy, balanced budgets, minimal taxation and control of most government services at the
state and local level.
* We support policies which uphold traditional marriage and family values, and high standards of morality.
* We support the election of Republican candidates at all levels of government who will implement these principles.
Adopted December 14, 1998
|Assistant Secretary||Myra Fillmore|
|Membership Coordinator||Kathy Crook|
|State Committeeman||Jeremy Evans|
|State Committeewoman||Susan Moore|