Arkansas Vets Coalition

Veterans, Reserves and Active Duty from all parts of Arkansas and across the nation, coming together to support those persons who best exemplify the principles on which our nation was founded - Fiscal Responsibility, Independent & self-sustaining, Freedoms GUARANTEED by our Constitution and Bill of Rights, serving our country not for personal gain but for the common good!!
WE are dedicated to making a difference once more.
We have served in all branches of military beginning with the Revolutionary WAR and continuing in every conflict to include more recently from beaches of Normandy, in jungles of SE Asia, to conflicts in Bosnia, Somalia, The Gulf War, Iraqi Freedom, all through the Cold War Period of 1945 - 1991, dedicating our lives to fighting terrorism in both Afghanistan and Iraq,
we now arise to serve again, fighting to reclaim our country and the principals upon which is was founded!!.


17 November 2009

RPA Announces Schedule for Senate Straw Poll

ArlingtonThe Republican Party of Arkansas announced their schedule for their upcoming U.S. Senate straw poll as well as their committee meeting and grassroots training. The event will be at the Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs on December 5, 2009.
“We are looking forward to this weekend” said RPA Chairman Doyle Webb. “The training sessions will excite and motivate our grassroots and the straw poll will give our Senate candidates a platform to express why they should replace Blanche Lincoln.”
Tickets to the weekend will be $15 and only sold in blocks of 10. Any guest that presents a Republican Leadership Summit ticket at the registration desk, and gives the RPA their contact information, will be allowed to attend all the events associated with the Summit . However, only guests with a current Arkansas driver’s license, a current Arkansas College/University ID, or a current voter registration card, and must be at least 18 years old by November 3rd, 2010 will be allowed to vote in the straw poll.
The agenda for December 5th is as follows:

RPA State Committee Meeting --------------------------————- 10:00am – 12:00pm
U.S. Senate Candidate Speeches ———------------------------– 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Straw Poll Voting ——————------------------------------———– 2:00pm – 3:00pm
RPA Grassroots Training —————----------------------------—– 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Announcing of Straw Poll Results —------------------------——- 3:45pm – 4:15pm

In addition, the RPA release the requirements for candidates that wishes to be included in the straw poll:
  • A candidate must have the proper paper work filed with the Federal Election Commission showing that they are a legal candidate for U.S. Senate.
  • A candidate’s campaign must purchase at least one block of tickets (10) to the Republican Leadership Summit. 
  • A candidate’s campaign must furnish proof that they have raised and have available the necessary funds to pay the filing fee that has previously been required of candidates seeking this office ($10k).
  • A candidate’s campaign must provide to the RPA a bio and photo of the candidate for introduction purposes.

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