Sep 132014
The Albemarle GOP held it’s monthly breakfast meeting at the Doubletree Hotel.
The ACRC won the Disruptor Challenge for membership growth and was awarded a $1,500 prize.  Congressman Robert Hurt and Delegate Rob Bell spoke about the challenges facing Virgina and the nation.
Following breakfast, a crowd gathered at ACRC headquarters to celebrate the opening of the 2014 campaign office.


 September 13, 2014
Sep 122014

ACRC headquarters1

 September 12, 2014
Sep 112014

Charlottesville Republican Campaign Headquarter announces our Kickoff Rally.

When: Saturday September 13, 2014 10:00 AM
Where: 455 Albemarle Square Charlottesville VA, 22901

Come to the rally and join Congressman Robert Hurt for the official kickoff of our campaign operations.

Afterwards: Stay for the cookout and join us as we campaign for our candidates!

RSVP to 434-713-6072 or

 September 11, 2014
Aug 222014
Dear ACRC community,
My name is Colman Packard, Northern Field Director for Robert Hurt for Congress, Charlottesville campaign office, located in the ACRC Headquarters building at 455 Albemarle Square. The Hurt Campaign is teaming up with Ed Gillrspie’s office and is looking for volunteers to help spread a positive conservative message to the voters about both candidates.
As volunteers, the two main efforts that you all can help us with until election day are working on phone surveys and door-to-door canvassing.
The simple phone survey interview on ObamaCare plus the Senatorial and Congressional election will only that take about 3 minutes.
The door canvassing consists of asking a few questions and leaving door hangtag literature about the campaigns.
These activities will be taking place all week long(including Saturdays)and can be arranged around your schedule! An hour or two of your time will be extremely helpful.
We are looking for 20 volunteers to help us this coming Saturday August 23rd  to both work phones and knock on doors. We will have both food and drink throughout the day plus prizes to give out at the end of the day. The office will open at 9:00 AM. Calling and canvasing start at 11:00 and will conclude by 7PM. We aren’t asking for your whole day(unless you have the time and energy), but just a few hours to help us get the job done!
If you are interesting in coming out and supporting Congressman Hurt and/or Ed Gillespie please give me a call at (434) 713-6072 or email me at
Thanks you for your support!
Colin Packard
 August 22, 2014
Aug 182014

adopted from August, 18, 2014

Mark Warner’s current Senate term is a disaster. His election in 2008 gave Senate Democrats a majority and look what their partnership with President Obama has achieved:

  1. Since the Democratic Class of 2008 took control, the average real income of the poorest one-fifth of American families has declined every year, falling to $15,534 in 2012 from $16,962 in 2008 (the 2013 data will be released Sept. 16). The average real income of the lowest quintile of Americans is now below the level it was in 1968, the year when the War on Poverty began its spending surge.
  2. The next-highest income quintile, often referred to as the working class, has also experienced a continuous decline in real income since January 2009. The average income of these Americans has fallen 6.5% and is now $1,182 lower than it was when President Reagan left office.
  3. The third quintile—America’s middle class—has seen its average income decline to $62,464 from $65,672. More than half of this decline has occurred since the recovery officially began in the second quarter of 2009.
  4. Losses for the typical household, as measured by real median income, have been especially heavy in the very states where 2008 Senate Democrats are up for re-election. In Alaska, household income in 2012 was 7.2% lower than it was at the end of 2008, falling back to its 1988 level. In Arkansas, household income has dropped 8.2%. Colorado households have 13.5% less income than they did before the Democratic Congress and President Obama transformed America. The same is true in Louisiana, where household income has fallen 7.9%. And in North Carolina, household income has declined 10.2%—falling to the lowest level in the 28 years the Census Bureau has provided state-by-state income data.
  5. Married women, unmarried women and women living alone all saw their incomes fall.
  6. The median income of women has fallen more during the recovery than it did during the recession, an unprecedented economic failure in postwar America.
  7. The real median income of African-American households has fallen by 9.5%, more than any other major census classification.
  8. Hispanic income has fallen, especially for middle-income Hispanic families, whose income has declined every year since 2008. According to the latest census data, the income of middle-class Hispanics is lower than when Jimmy Carter was president.


 August 18, 2014
Aug 142014

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 August 14, 2014
Aug 142014

 Exactly five years ago today, Senator Mark Warner looked straight into a camera and made this promise to us: 

“I’m not going to support a health care reform plan that’s going to take away health care that you’ve got right now or a health care plan you like.” –

Senator Mark Warner

He made that promise to try to sell skeptical Virginians on his health care reform plan. Since that day in 2009, we’ve sadly seen that that Senator Warner broke his promise. He went on to rally his fellow Senate Democrats to support the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – which has led to the cancellation of millions of Americans’ health insurance policies.

And while Senator Warner was making false promises and working to pass Obamacare, I was warning about its devastating impacts. On the most important legislative issue in decades, I was right and he was very wrong.

We need to repeal Obamacare and replace it with policies that work. Senator Warner wants to keep it and just a couple weeks ago said he would still have voted for it knowing what he knows today.

Once again, we’re reminded that Senator Warner has not been the senator he promised us he would be. He said he’d be a “radical centrist,” but he’s voted with President Obama 97% of the time — including Obamacare, which passed without a single Republican vote in the Senate.

Senator Warner is fond of talking about working across the aisle. His website has lots of press releases touting his bipartisanship. But just look at his votes. Senator Warner has been a loyal partisan footsoldier for President Obama’s and Harry Reid’s agenda.

Watch the video, share it with your friends, and remember, this Election Day, who was right on Obamacare and who was wrong.


Ed Gillespie


 August 14, 2014