Central Committee:
Wayne Parke, Chairman
Mary Jo Kaiser, Political Director
Dottie Thomas, Vice Chairman
Lon Walters, Secretary
Farley Smith, Treasurer
Kevin Harrison, Editor
News and Upcoming Events for December 3, 2019


December VCRP Breakfast CANCELLED
The VCRP will not hold a Breakfast Meeting for the month of December.
The next scheduled Breakfast will be Saturday January 18, 2020.


First day of declaration of candidacy for 2020 Primary Election is Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 is the first day a declaration of candidacy for major political party primary nomination (or election as a Republican Party precinct committeeman, or state convention delegate of either major party at the primary) may be filed. It is also the first day a major party primary candidate for President or Governor may file a petition of nomination with a county voter registration office for verification of petition signatures. Refer to the Indiana Secretary of State Election Division’s Candidate Information web page for candidate forms and additional information.

Candidates for precinct committeeman must be a Qualified Elector of the precinct and a Qualified Primary Republican (or obtain authorization from the County Chairman). Candidates for precinct committeeman must file a CAN-37 form with the county clerk between Wednesday January 8, 2020 and noon Friday, February 7, 2020.  Form CAN-37  can be found on the Secretary of State Election Division’s Candidate Information web page.

Republican State Convention Delegate Candidates must be a resident of the Election District and a Qualified Primary Republican. A declaration of candidacy for election as a state convention delegate (form CAN-37) must be filed with the county election board no earlier than January 8, 2020 and no later than noon February 7, 2020. All delegates will be assessed a $100 fee payable to the Indiana Republican State Committee to help defer State Convention costs.

Contact VCRP Political Director Mary Jo Kaiser at beamerjo59@gmail.com or 812-425-8207 for more information.


 County Council Meeting-   Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019


   Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Room 301, Civic Center Complex
                1 NW Martin Luther King Blvd, Evansville
 For more information visit

County Council

EVSC Board of School Trustees Meeting-
  Date: December 9, 2019
             Time: 5:30 PM
 Location: Board Room, EVSC Administration Building
                  951 Walnut St., Evansville

 County Commission Meeting- Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Room 301, Civic Center Complex
                1 NW Martin Luther King Blvd, Evansville
 For more information visit

County Commissioners

VCRP Central Committee Meeting – Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM
Location: GOP Headquarters
815 John Street, Evansville
Meetings are open to all Vanderburgh County Precinct Committeemen

 City Council Meeting-   Date: Monday, December 16, 2019


   Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Room 301, Civic Center Complex
                1 NW Martin Luther King Blvd, Evansville
 For more information visit

City Council



The 2020 Congress of Counties is a two-day training conference for Republican Party leaders, candidates and grassroots activists. This year’s Congress of Counties is scheduled for January 31 – February 1 in downtown Indianapolis at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. 

Registration will be $100 per person. The full conference line-up — including break-out training sessions and special events — will be announced soon!  For more information and to register click HERE.


President Trump Spends Thanksgiving with  the Troops-

  Mark Your calendar                CLICK on event for more information
December 4 (3:30 pm)
December 9 (5:30 pm) EVSC Board of Trustees Meeting
December 10 (3:00 pm)
December 14 (10:00 am)
Bill of Rights Celebration
December 16 (5:30 pm)
January 8, 2020
 First day to file a Declaration of Candidacy for 2020 Primary
January 18, 2020
 VCRP Monthly Breakfast
January 31, 2020 Congress of Counties


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