April Monthly Meeting

Posted on March 17, 2014 Filed Under Uncategorized

The April Monthly Meeting of the Paulding County GOP will be Saturday, April 19th at 9:00 a.m. at Chicken World in Hiram.  These meetings are free and open to the public and all are welcome.  Come a little early and share a little breakfast (provided by the party) and make some new friends.  Our guest speakers for April are Richard Woods and Ashley Bell, both of whom are candidates for state school superintendent.  These meetings usually last no more than an hour and a half.

March Monthly Meeting

Posted on March 13, 2014 Filed Under Uncategorized

Saturday          March 15        9:00 a.m.          Chicken World in Hiram

Guest speakers are Fitz Johnson, candidate for state superintendent of schools and David Pennington, candidate for governor.

These meetings are informational meetings only and open to the public.  They usually only last about an hour to an hour and a half.  Come share a little breakfast, a little fellowship and learn about your candidates.

Paulding candidates qualified for the upcoming primary

Posted on March 13, 2014 Filed Under Uncategorized

Qualifying for the upcoming primary and general election is complete.
For County Commissioner: Post 2 – Todd Pownall (R), Patty Smith (D), Pat Hughes (D), Mike Pope (I)
Post 3 – Vernon Collett (R), Richard Manous (R), Herb Haynes (R)…
Post 4 – David Barnett (R), Tony Crowe (R)
For School Board
School Board 2 – Nick Chester (R)
School Board 5 – Earl Cosgrove (R), Sammy McClure (R)
School Board 6 – Kim Curl (R)
For State Representative
HD17 – David Bond (R), Howard Maxwell (R)
HD19 – Paulette Braddock (R), Sandra Fuller (D)
HD66 – Bob Snelling (R), Kimberly Alexander (D)
HD67 – Micah Gravley (R)
For State Senator
SD30 – Mike Dugan (R), Bill Hembree (R), James Nixon (D)
SD31 – Bill Heath (R), Charles Winter (D),
For District Attorney Dick Donovan (R)
For Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Williams (NP), James Osborne (NP)

March Madness – 2014 Monthly Meeting

Posted on March 12, 2014 Filed Under Chairman's Corner, In the News, Meeting Info

Chairman's MessageOur esteemed Chairman, Vernon Collett, tendered his resignation at the county committee meeting on Thursday, February 27th to run for a seat on the county commission in the upcoming primary.  Vernon has done an excellent job as chairman and will be missed.  We would like to thank Vernon for everything he has done and we want to wish him much success in his future endeavors.

In accordance with the by-laws, the county committee will hold an election to fill the unexpired term of the Chairman on the evening of April 17th.  There are approximately 10 months left in the term. Anyone interested in running for the position, please send me an email to rockyswann [at] hotmail [dot] com or private message me (Rocky Swann) on Facebook to let me know of your intentions.  Depending upon the number of candidates, the county committee will hold interviews on the evening of the April 17th; however, the time and place will be determined at a later date.  

March Madness rainbow

Monthly Meeting March 15, 2014

Please make plans to join us at our monthly breakfast meeting Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 9 am at Chicken World (4109 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway, Hiram, GA 30141) located in the Academy Sports Shopping Center. For the meeting, Chicken World will be serving Chicken biscuits with eggs, coffee, juice, and other drinks. Our Guest Speakers will be Fitz Johnson (State School Superintendent) and David Pennington (Governor).


Important Dates to Remember

Early Voting Primary Election – April 28 – May 9, 2014
Advance Voting Primary Election – May 12 – May 16, 2014
Primary Election – Tuesday, May 20, 2014
General Election – Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Voter Registration DeadlineThe fifth Monday before any general primary, general election, or presidential preference primary, or regularly scheduled special election pursuant to the Georgia Election Code. In the event that a special election is scheduled on a date other that those dates prescribed by the Georgia Election Code, registration would close on the 5th day after the call.

Georgia Voter Registration: Georgia Voter Registration Information & Requirements Website – http://registertovote.org/state-info/georgia.html  

Veterans News

Veterans News

Congressman Tom Graves will be hosting a Veterans Event in Paulding County on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 10am till noon. The event will be at the Paulding County Government Building, Commissioner’s Room on the second floor, 240 Constitution Blvd, Dallas, GA 30132  Phone:(770) 443-7500.  Many of the agencies from the Veterans Administration will be in attendance. If you know of any veterans, please forward this information to them.  For more information regarding Veterans issues through Congressman Graves’ Rome office, you may contact Linda Liles at: 

Rome Office
600 E. First Street, Suite 301
Rome, GA 30161
(706) 290-1776
(706) 232-7864 (fax)
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm  
*The Rome office will serve Chattooga, Floyd, Haralson, Paulding, and Polk counties.
Linda Liles, Constituent Services Representative
Jackie Mooney, Constituent Services Representative
Drew Ferguson, Field Representative

Internet Resources
Website: tomgraves.house.gov
Twitter: twitter.com/reptomgraves
Facebook: facebook.com/reptomgraves
YouTube: youtube.com/congressmangraves

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Straw Poll

  • Do you support higher sales taxes on groceries and tobacco in order to bring down the state income tax?

    • No
      (59%, 36 Votes)
    • Yes
      (39%, 24 Votes)
    • Not sure
      (2%, 2 Votes)

    Total Voters: 61

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