Call to the Utah County Organizing Convention April 29, 2017
CALL TO CONVENTION
Saturday, April 29
3000 N. Center Street, Lehi
Utah County Republican Party Chairman Craig Frank, the Steering Committee, and the Executive Committee hereby CALL all UCRP COUNTY DELEGATES to the Organizing Convention to be held on April 29, 2017. COUNTY DELEGATES will convene at 10:00 a.m. to elect by ballot the Party Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer. UCRP Constitution Article III.D. The Chair and Vice-Chair will be ex-officio members of the Utah Republican Party State Central Committee (SCC).
Upon completion of the Organizing Convention business, all COUNTY DELEGATES are CALLED to report to their credentialed Senate District Caucuses to elect by ballot 22 UCRP Representatives to the Utah Republican Party State Central Committee (SCC) for a two-year term to begin after the May 20 State Convention. The SCC meets quarterly and is the governing body of the State Party. After SCC balloting, meet with your County Elected Officials in your Senate Caucuses. Utah County Government Elected Officials will also visit caucuses after balloting.
Chairman Craig Frank
The Steering Committee
The Executive Committee
Schedule of Events
|7:30 a.m.||Credentials Open||Commons North *PHOTO ID REQUIRED|
|7:30 a.m.||Candidate Booths Open||Commons Main|
|8:30 a.m.||Central Committee Meeting||Auditorium (Precinct Chairs and Vice-Chairs)|
|10:00 a.m.||Organizing Convention||Auditorium (All County Delegates)|
Senate District (SD) Caucuses
|Senate District||Meeting Location||# Delegates||# SCC Seats|
|SD 13||Auxiliary Gym East||275||4|
|SD 14||Main Gym||369||5|
|SD 16||Auxiliary Gym West||240||3|
|SD 11 + 24 + 27||TBA||159||2|
IMPORTANT DATES and DEADLINES
April 1 – 14 11:59 p.m. Candidate Filing Period FILE HERE
April 14 11:59 p.m. Deadline to replace resigned County delegates.
April 19 11:59 p.m. Resolutions
UCRP “Meet the Candidates” Events
Wednesday, April 19 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Dixon Middle School Cafeteria
750 200 N, Provo, UT 84601
Tuesday, April 25 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Pleasant Grove Jr. High
810 N 100 E, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
Convention Booths – REQUEST BOOTH HERE Arrangements Chair JOE PHELON
Booths (10’x10’) including one 30” x 96” table will be available to all UCRP Organizing Convention, SCC candidates, and other interested candidates, potential candidates, and organizations.
$0 UCRP Organizing Convention Candidate
$50 Any Utah County Elected Official
$75 Statewide or non-Utah County Elected Official
$100 Federal Candidates or Political Entity
$50 Non-Profit Organization (must be approved by the Steering Committee)
Organizing Convention Sponsorship and Business Advertising
Convention Sponsorships and Business advertising will be available for the Convention Program. Contact LISA SHEPHERD for more information.
Ad Space available
$500 5.5″ x 8.5″ Convention Sponsorship, ad in the Convention program and displayed as a slide while verbally recognized to the 1,500 delegates.
$200 4.25″ x 5.5″ Business advertisements in distributed program.
Suggested Ideas to help you plan for your day at the Convention:
- Plan on being at the convention from early morning until at least 1 pm.
- Car pools are encouraged. 1016 parking stalls are available. NW lot 160, SW lot 180. SE lot 256, NE lot 420
- Arrive early to obtain credentials and visit with candidates.
- Bring snacks and water. Food Trucks have been invited to be in front of the school.
- Bring photo ID.
Duties of a County Delegate
Represent your precinct by thoroughly examining and evaluating candidates, electing Party leaders and SCC representatives, and voting on possible proposed amendments to the Governing Documents, Resolutions, and/or the Party Platform.
- Review the UCRP Platform (standard for evaluating candidates).
- Attend Meet the Candidate events.
- Attend the County Convention to elect County Party leadership.
- Attend your Senate Caucus (after the convention) to vote in SCC elections and hear from your elected officials.