WHAT IS A REPUBLICAN PRECINCT DELEGATE?
A precinct delegate is an elected representative to the local Republican party from the precinct. Every precinct has a least one delegate.
WHEN ARE PRECINCT DELEGATES ELECTED AND HOW LONG IS THE TERM?
Precinct delegates are in elected in the August primary election of even numbered years. The term of the elected delegate is two years.
HOW DO I BECOME A PRECINCT DELEGATE?
File an “Affidavit of Identity” with the County, City or Township Clerk where you live by May of even numbered years. This filing will place your name on the Republican primary ballot under the heading “Candidate for County Convention Delegate”.
WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF A REPUBLICAN PRECINCT DELEGATE?
The official role of a delegate is to attend all Republican County Conventions, during the two-year term, to represent the Republican voters in your precinct. At County Conventions, precinct delegates elect delegates to the State Republican Conventions and also elect members of the county Republican Executive Committee. Precinct delegates are also involved in helping the County Republican Party and candidates in a variety of activities.
WHY SHOULD I BECOME A PRECINCT DELEGATE?
Politics begins at the local level. When you become a Precinct Delegate and get involved, you have the opportunity to share issues and concerns that are important to you with family, friends and neighbors. You have the opportunity to be elected to attend State Republican Conventions and to be elected to serve on the County Republican Executive Committee.
The affidavit of identity form that is required to filed to become a precinct delegate in the August 2022 primary election ballot must be filed by May 3, 2022
An "Affidavit of Identity" form must be filed to become a candidate for precinct delegate.
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