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Fourth Quarterly SREC Meeting Recap

December 13, 2014

The fourth quarterly meeting of the State Republican Executive Committee met at RPT headquarters in Austin on Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6.  This meeting marked the first official meetings of the individual committees following the appointment of committee members at the third quarterly meeting in September. The committees that met on Friday included …

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus Will Seek Re-Election

December 9, 2014

The Texas delegation to the RNC has learned that Republican National Committee Chairman, Reince Priebus, will indeed seek re-election to an unprecedented third term in January. It is not expected that Chairman Priebus will have any opposition as at least 150 of the 168 RNC members have already pledged their support for his re-election, including all …

November Chairman’s Update

December 2, 2014

The big news for November was our crushing defeat of the Democratic ticket. To paraphrase the popular song “All I Do is Win”, ALL THE TEXAS GOP DOES IS WIN, WIN, WIN! All the reasons that the Republican ticket totally crushed the Democratic ticket would take several pages to write. The Democrats, and particularly Battleground Texas, …

Happy 4th Anniversary!

November 26, 2014

Three years ago, the Republican Party of Texas proudly announced a major milestone, the one year anniversary of the party being completely debt-free for the first time in approximately two decades. Today we are deeply grateful and proud to announce that we have officially tripled that milestone by staying out of debt for four consecutive years. …

A Big Thank You to Our Summer and Fall Interns

November 21, 2014

We are so proud of our interns at the RPT this summer and fall that we want you all to know about the amazing work and impact that these young people are making in our state. The interns stayed busy all summer working on a number of event planning, research, campaign, data and fundraising projects …

History in the Making

November 20, 2014

After receiving the great news that our Republican statewide candidates split or won the Hispanic American and Asian American vote this year, we have good news to report regarding our engagement efforts in the African American community. Historically, the African American vote leans heavily towards the Democrat side, and while that statement is still true today, we are making …

Thanks

November 12, 2014

The RPT extends a big thank you to all those elected officials, volunteers, Republican activists, party leaders, and donors who contributed mightily to our landslide victory on Election Day. At the top of the list is Railroad Commissioner, Christi Craddick, who agreed to take on the burdensome, but important, role of Victory Chairman. The primary responsibility …

Engagement Works…Again!

November 11, 2014

We just sent out an email yesterday congratulating the engagement staff at the Republican Party of Texas for their hard work in the election that helped Senator John Cornyn win the Hispanic vote in Texas, as well as help Governor-elect Abbott and Lt. Governor Patrick win the male Hispanic vote in Texas and split the Hispanic vote overall. Now we have …

Engagement Works!

November 10, 2014

For the past 18 months, the Republican Party of Texas, in partnership with the Republican National Committee, has invested unprecedented resources into engaging traditionally Democrat voting blocks. This election cycle, the RPT employed a full time Hispanic Engagement Director, David Zapata, and 6 full time Hispanic engagement field staff: Crystal Rodriguez, El Paso; Rudy Tovar, Rio …

In case you missed it…

November 6, 2014

In case you missed it … We all know that Republicans won big on Tuesday night and it’s not by accident.  The grassroots support from across the state made millions of phone calls and knocked on hundreds of thousands of doors.  And while we suspected we were going to win, we didn’t realize it would …