Tonight at 7:30 pm, the Loudoun County Republican Committee will hold a meeting. One of the items being addressed, charging Constitutional Officer candidates an exorbitant amount, nearly triple of any other candidate, to run for office.[read_more]
Apparently, this creative move by LCRC leadership is reflective of its membership being at or near an all time low and the bank account is apparently a bit short as well. So, who better to fund it than candidates running for office. Of course, its not necessarily the candidate’s money–its those who contribute and fund their campaigns, for the most part US! And, great idea LCRC–suck all of the money from the candidate’s coffers so they have little to campaign with. Genius.
I expect a few fireworks will fly tonight from the Constitutional Officer candidates and frankly, candidates should not, regardless of what office they are running for, have to fund the LCRC in this manner and certainly, not on a drastically scaled yet unbalanced level.
LCRC needs to get their act together, increase membership and build their bank account. We all know that at a state level, the RPV is all but bankrupt because Mullins departure was about two terms too late–he did absolutely no fundraising leaving Whitbeck with a super tough [fundraising] task. But, it looks like past or perhaps current LCRC leadership followed Mullins like little puppies and, for lack of other words, has driven the committee into the ground.
Whats the current membership–maybe 130? Sad.
Come watch the meeting, should be good when this issue comes up.
Thu Feb 5, 2015 7:30pm to 9pm EST
Loudoun County Government Center,
1 Harrison Street Southeast
Leesburg, VA 20175