Sunday, June 17, 2012

June 14, 2012 - LD24 Reorganization election results

June 14, 2012 - LD24 Reorganization election results:

Chairman - Ed Hedges
1st Vice - Carol Condit
2nd Vice - Joe Abate
Treasurer - Cindy Thomas
Recording Secretary - Al Jones

Thursday, May 31, 2012

All LD 24 PC’s from Ed Hedges

Due to the re-organization of the legislative districts, all officers will need to be elected. Precinct Committeemen who were elected and/or appointed prior to March 27, 2012 will be permitted to vote for the LD24 officers. The positions that we will be voting for are, Chairman, 1st Vice Chair, 2nd Vice Chair, Recording Secretary , Corresponding Secretary and Treasurer. A nomination committee has been appointed to handle nominations for these positions. All nominations need to be sent in writing, no later than Monday, June 11, 2012, to:

Joe Abate:; 602-222-8337

Dick Bauer: 602-495-1665

In this mailing you will receive the call letter and an invitation to a get to know each other social.

Online you may review the rules which will be our guidelines for the meeting a set of district bylaws for your consideration . Since LD24 is a new district and to save time, I am proposing that we adopt some generic bylaws to get us started. After reorganization we can form a committee to review the bylaws and make any changes that the district deems necessary. Those can be found at:

Official Call letter:

MCRC Proposed Rules for LD Organizational Meetings:

By-Laws of LD 24 Republican Committee

I’m looking forward to our new district and working together to ensure Republican victories in November!


Ed Hedges
Chairman, Pro tem

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

OFFICIAL CALL Reorganization Meeting of Legislative District 24 Honorable Precinct Committeemen

OFFICIAL CALL Reorganization Meeting of Legislative District 24
Honorable Precinct Committeemen Date: June 14, 2012

This is your official notice of the Reorganization Meeting of
Legislative District 24 Republican Committee. Your attendance
is required. If you cannot attend, please send another
Registered Republican from your Precinct with the proxy printed
on the reverse side hereof. (Identification will be required, as
well as a voter Registration Card for non-Precinct
Committeemen Proxy holders)

The meeting will be held at 7:00 pm, on Thursday, June 14, 2012
at Republican Party Headquarters, 3501 North 24th Street,

Please bring this call and the attachments to the meeting for
use in conjunction with voting your ballots.


Registration will open at 6:15pm and close at the Call to Order.

I. Call to Order – 7:00pm

Invocation Pledge of Allegiance

II. Introduction of Officers and Officials

III. Initial Credentials & Tally Report

IV. Reports of Committees:

• Rules Committee Report

V. Nominating Committee Report:

• Nominations from the Floor

- Second - Acceptance

VI. Final Credential Report

VII. Election of Officers

VIII. Swearing-in of New Officers

IX. Adoption of LD21 Bylaws

X. Adjournment

Source: Ed Hedges, Chairman AZ GOPLD15


Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Arizona Republican Party LD15 May 2012 Meeting

May 2012's regularly scheduled LD 15 meeting will start early and will be a brief one. A number of our members are planning to go to the fund raiser for Bo Hoskins, so we will begin at 6:45 and I hope to adjourn by 7:15. There will be four items on the agenda:

a) convention report
b) information for continuing and new PC's
c) Social with new LD members
d) Reorganization of new LD 24 (separate from social).





Tom Kouts
Hsao-Chin Kouts
Pattie Sheahan
Ed Vallejo
Barbara Dembrowski
Al Jones
Katie Dionne
Michael Rubinoff
Barry Goldwater
Paul Corens
Chuck McCracken
Matt Mason
Brian Kaufman
Michael Potocnik
Ed Hedges
Dick Bauer
Gordon Stoa
Lois Potter
Joan Butler
Christine Potocnik

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Arizona Republican Party LD15 April 2012 Meeting


April 19, 2012 Meeting Agenda

Social 6:30

Invocation 7:00 


Treasurers report 

Welcome to guests and new PC: Suzanne Gaser 

Personal or political individual positive comments from group 

Old Business 

Ed Hedges: Report on County Fair 

State Convention Delegates: Phil Mason and Milt Wheat

Volunteer for State Convention

Roger Pongratz 

David Fitzgerald: LD 6 

New Business 

Speaker from State Legislature: Recruiting candidates 

Speakers: Will Cardon, Wendy Rogers and Brian Kaufman 

PC Information: Phil Mason/Ed Hedges 

Other business 


Source: Ed Hedges, Chairma



Don Newton
Edward Vajjejo
Adam Rocha
Joe Abate
Ed Hedges
John Powell
Roger Pongratz
John Waughtal
Jill Ballard
Gordon Stoa
Edward Vallejc
Barbara Dembrowski
Dick Bauer
Al Jones

Sunday, April 15, 2012

2012 State Delegate Election Results - April 12, 2012

Special Meeting, April 12, 2012


Name | Votes Received

Ed Hedges - 22
Joe Abate - 21
Kathy Hedges - 20
Milton Wheat - 19
Dick Bauer - 18
Don Newton - 16
Peggy Wheat - 16
Carol Condit - 16
Al Jones - 15
Tom Kouts - 14
Phil Mason - 14
Gordon Stoa - 13
Cindy Thomas - 13
Richard Mason - 12
Joe Buckley - 10


Alternate Delegates In Order

Katie Dionne
Madeleine Chance
William Snodgrass
David Snodgrass
Steve Walton
Jill Ballard
Donna Snodgrass
Kory Langhofer
Elizabeth Garay
Edward Vallejo
Todd Kandaris
Tyson Schlink
Nancy Bauer
Roger Pongratz
Brett Mecum

Source: Ed Hedges, Chairman

Friday, March 30, 2012

2012 LD-15 Caucus, Electing State Quadrennial Convention Delegates

This is a call for the Delegate selection meeting and nominations. Please verify receipt of this letter by e-mail (or phone if you don’t have e-mail access.)

For purposes of electing the delegates to attend the Republican National Convention in August of 2012, the Continuing Bylaws of the Arizona Republican Party, (January,2011) Article VI Section B states:

There shall be one delegate and one alternate from each county for each 1,000 registered Republicans, or major fraction thereof, as of December 31st immediately preceding the state convention. Delegates and alternates shall be duly qualified Republican electors. The delegates and alternates to each congressional district caucus shall be the delegates and alternates from such congressional district to the state convention. There shall be no proxies for either delegates or
alternates,(at the state convention)

Section C states:
Only precinct committeemen of record as of December 31st immediately preceding the state convention are eligible to vote at the district caucuses. In counties of 500,000 or more population, a precinct committeeman can only be elected.

* reapportionment legislation continue to function along with the new district organizations created in accordance with A.R.S. 16-823 (D), only those delegates and alternates elected from the district organizations in effect before passage of the reapportionment shall be eligible to vote at the state convention.

On April 12, 2012, LD 15 caucus will elect delegates plus alternates to the State Convention, to be held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Grand Canyon University, 33rd Avenue and Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ.

Proxies are not permitted at the Caucus or State Convention. If you run for a delegate position, plan to attend the Convention.

LD-15 Caucus will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7:00 p.m., at the Arizona Republican Headquarters, 3501 North 24th Street, Phoenix. Proxies are not permitted.

Any precinct committeeman or registered Republican, in LD 15, desiring to run for a state delegate position shall submit a nomination request by April 6th, using email or posted letter. Your nomination must include all items in the form attached.

DEADLINE: Your name will appear on the ballot only if your email or posted letter of intent is received by Carol Condit or Roger Pongratz, no later than 11:59 p.m. on April 6, 2012.

Carol Condit 3208 N. 22nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85016, 602-374-4308
Roger Pongratz 2901 E Pinchot Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85016 602 553-8996

To verify recipt of this correspondence or to ask questions contact Ed Hedges at or 602-274-8100.

You may use the form below to submit your nomination. You will receive a receipt by e-mail when received.

I would like my name submitted in nomination for State Convention Delegate for 2012:

Name (as it should appear on the ballot)

Address & Zip

Phone contact number, cell or home


Congressional District

Voter Id # (found on voter registration card)

Source: Ed Hedges, Chairman, AZGOPLD15