Livingston County Republican Party to host Pete Hegseth, FOX & FRIENDS WEEKEND host, as keynote speaker at 2018 Lincoln Day Dinner
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Contact: Dan Wholihan, (517) 896-9992 The Livingston County Republican Party is excited to announce Pete Hegseth will be the keynote speaker at our 2018 Lincoln Day Dinner. Army Major Pete Hegseth is a decorated war-fighter, Princeton/Harvard graduate, veterans leader, highly-acclaimed author, and media commentator. Hegseth is the co-host of FOX & FRIENDS WEEKEND and also frequently appears as a guest co-host for FOX & FRIENDS during the week; and is a FOX NEWS Senior Political Analyst. Hegseth is a regular contributor for National Review and FOXNews.com. In May of 2016, Hegseth published his first book “In the Arena”, which reflects a famous Teddy Roosevelt speech, making an impassioned argument for gritty citizenship at home and American leadership aboard. Deployed three times since 9/11, Hegeth served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guantanamo Bay. He holds two Bronze Stars and a Combat Infantryman’s Badge for his time in Iraq and Afghanistan. From 2012-2015, Hegseth served as the Chief Executive Officer for Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), the largest conservative veterans and military families organization in America. Prior to joining CVA, Hegseth was Executive Director for Vets for Freedom from 2007-2011, an organization committed to victory on the battlefield. John James, candidate for United State Senate, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. The dinner will take place on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm; and will be held at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, 5768 E. Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843. A VIP reception will be held prior to the dinner from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Tickets, tables and event sponsorships can be purchased online by visiting www.LivingstonRepublicans.com or by calling Meghan Reckling at (517) 672-6823. #####
Livingston County Republican Party to host David Barton as keynote speaker at 2017 Lincoln Day Dinner
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2017 Contact: Dan Wholihan, (517) 896-9992 Livingston County Republican Party to host David Barton as keynote speaker at 2017 Lincoln Day Dinner The Livingston County Republican Party is excited to announce, David Barton. will be the keynote speaker at our 2017 Lincoln Day Dinner. David Barton, heads WallBuilders, a national pro-family organization that presents America’s forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on our moral, religious, and constitutional heritage. David is the author of numerous best-selling books, with the subjects being drawn largely from his massive library-museum of tens of thousands of original writings, documents, and artifacts from early America. State Representative Lana Theis (R-Brighton) will serve as the Master of Ceremonies that evening. Lana Theis serves as an Assistant Floor Leader in the Michigan House of Representatives and is currently serving in her second term as state representative for the 42nd district. The dinner will take place on Thursday, April 13,2017 at 7:00 pm; and will be held at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, 5768 E. Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843. Tickets, tables and event sponsorships can be purchased online by visiting www.LivingstonRepublicans.com or by calling Meghan Reckling at (517) 672-6823 or David Grissom at (517) 404-4711. ##### Tickets can be purchased online here.
UPDATED AFTER CONVENTION Thank you to everyone who attended the convention; and congratulations to everyone who was elected as a delegate and those who were elected as an alternate delegate. Click here to see the list the official delegate to convention and alternate to convention results. The January 2017 Livingston County Republican Convention will take place on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Crystal Gardens, 5768 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843. It is the same place we have held the last two conventions, on Grand River just west of Dorr Road. The convention will start at 7:00 pm sharp and will be using the electronic voting software once again. We will be electing 58 delegates and up to 58 alternates to attend the Michigan Republican Party State Convention, which will be February 10th and 11th at the Lansing Center. On Friday, delegates will be electing the new 8th District Republican Leadership as well as Michigan Republican Party State Committee members from our district. On Saturday, delegates will be electing the Michigan Republican Party Chair and Vice-Chairs. More information on the State Convention can be found here. Continue reading
WHAT IS OUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT DIRECTION? This August, we will make our decision in the direction of most of our local governments. Barring some late entries by No Party Affiliation candidates, most of the candidates who win the August Primary will be unopposed this November. Therefore, from a Livingston County prspective, this is the most important election right here. The Livingston County Republican Party (LCRP) does not officially endorse in primaries, nor does LCRP spend party money in primary races. Continue reading