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Monday, April 9, 2012

11th District Republicans to Hold 2012 Convention in Haywood County

PRESS RELEASE

11th Congressional District Republican Party
District Convention
April 14, 2012
Tuscola High School
564 Tuscola School Road,
Waynesville, NC 28786


Registration for the Convention will begin at 10 a.m.
Convention scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.
Luncheon after the Convention - beginning between 12:30 and 1:00 p.m.
If you have any questions, please contact David Sawyer, Chairman, 11th District Republican Party
828 488 2842 or dasawyer13@msn.com



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Commentary

I am glad the convention will be held in the geographic center of the new district to make it easier for people who live on both edges of the district. As it is, people on either end can expect to drive for more than an hour to reach the convention location. The location the convention was previously scheduled to be held at was in the 10th Congressional District.

There is no word if there will be a debate at the convention or not. The 11th District website does not even list the convention on the calendar and has not been updated in some years. Of course, the website is owned by a person, not the party, so they're effectively held hostage to his whims on these things.

I will be there and will be recording video of the proceedings and various candidates. I am registered as a delegate to this convention and may participate in the voting.



Here is some of the coverage I've posted of previous conventions:


There was no district convention in 2011 due to confusion over redistricting.





11th District Republican Party 2010 Convention
Congressional Candidates Campaign Speeches




Slide Show of the 2010 NC-11 GOP Convention




2009 NC-11 GOP Convention



(2008)

NC-11 Candidates at the 11th District Convention



NCGOP Chair Linda Daves Addresses NC--11 District GOP Convention




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