Jan 142016

On Election Day we need volunteers at the polls for every precinct.  Just a few hours will be greatly appreciated.

Please contact our coordinators below:

Rio District: Caroline Taylor  riodistrict@albemarlegop.org
Jack Jouett District: Elliott Harding  jackjouettdistrict@albemarlegop.org
Samuel Miller District:  samuelmillerdistrict@albemarlegop.org
Scottsville District: Earl Smith  scottsvilledistrict@albemarle.org
Rivanna District: Chardon Jenks  rivannadistrict@albemarlegop.org
Whitehall District: Sylvia Flood  whitehalldistrict@albemarlegop.org

Jan 142016
Dear Albemarle County Republican Committee,
The Business meeting to decide the parameters of the Mass Meeting is set for Thursday evening, January 21, 2016 at 6:00 PM at Cross Life Church, 1410 Old Brook Road, Charlottesville, 22901.  The Cross Life Church parking lot is located on Rio Road, east of Putt Putt Golf.  Please attend this important meeting to have a voice in this important Committee process, to keep your ACRC Membership valid, and to ensure that we make quorum.
The Official Call is below.
Additionally, it is time to renew  your ACRC Membership or to become a member for the first time.  The 2016 membership application is available through links in the column on the right of this website. (“Join/Membership Application“)
Always looking right,
Cindi Burket
Chair, ACRC
Jan 142016
Cross Life Church
1410 Old Brook Road
Charlottesville, Va. 22901
Cross Life Church Parking is on Rio Road… East of Putt Putt Golf
I, Cindi Burket, Chairman of the Albemarle County Republican Committee, do hereby call a meeting of the Albemarle County Republican Committee on Thursday, January 21, 2016 beginning at 6:00 PM at Cross Life Church, 1410 Old Brook Road, Charlottesville, Va. 22901, for the purposes listed in the agenda below. The filing deadline for resolutions is Monday, January 18, 2016 at 5 P.M. and should be sent to Chairman, Cindi Burket at 1366 Huntersfield Close, Keswick, Va. 22947, postmarks do not govern or via email at cincha@aol.com, email time stamps do not govern.
I.       Welcome
II.      Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance
III.     Introduction of Guests
IV.     Convene ACRC Meeting
V.       Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes
VI.     Approval of New Members
VII.     Treasurer’s Report
VIII.    Present  “Official Call” Draft
               A. Date, time, place
               B. Business to be conducted at Meeting
               C. Qualifications for Participation
               D. Filing Requirements
               E. Registration Fees
               F. Publication of Mass Meeting Call in
                    Newspaper Pros/Cons
               G. Online Registration Pros/Cons
               H. Other suggestions, considerations or modifications
                 I. Vote on Official Call
IX.     Adjournment


Jan 032016

WHAT: Michael Del Rosso will announce his candidacy to represent the 5th District of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.
WHEN: Monday January 4th, 2016, at 11:30 am
CONTACT: Gray Delany, Campaign Manager,  gray.delany123@gmail.com, M: (631) 408-5683
WHERE: On the pedestrian mall in front of the statues of James Monroe, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison built into the corner of the City Hall of Charlottesville (605 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902  map) and facing the stage of the city’s concert pavilion.

Jan 022016

Please join us Saturday, January 9. 2016 for our Monthly Breakfast!!  This is an official meeting and all ACRC members should attend to keep their membership valid and to ensure we reach quorum.

We are honored  to have Virginia State Senator, Tom Garrett come speak to us about his bid for the U.S. 5th District Congressional Seat.  We will be inviting all candidates to speak to us as they contact us about their candidacies.  Continue reading »

Jan 022016

I, Cynthia Burket, Chairman of the Albemarle County Republican Committee, do hereby call a meeting of the Albemarle County Republican Committee on Saturday, January 9, 2016 beginning at 8:30 AM at the Doubletree Hotel, 990 Hilton Heights Road, Charlottesville, Virginia, for the purposes listed in the agenda below.

The filing deadline for resolutions is Wednesday, January 6, 2016  by 5 p.m. at 1366 Huntersfield Close, Keswick, Va. 22947 Postmarks do not govern.  Or send by email, to cincha@aol.com.  Server time stamps do not govern.

In addition to the regular business meeting we will have our usual monthly breakfast with guest speakers.


I.        Welcome
II.       Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance
III.     Introduction of Guests
IV.     Convene ACRC Meeting
V.       Election of New Members
VI.     Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes
VII.   ACRC Executive Board Updates
VIII.  Treasurer’s Report
A. ACRC General Budget
IX.    Election of Magisterial District Chairs
* Any vacant seats
X.      Appointed Committee Updates
A. Social Media
B. Bylaws
XI.     New Business
XII.   Announcements
XIII.  Adjournment

Dec 312015

A shorter version of Dave Barry’s 2015 review


In Paris, two million people march in a solidarity rally following the horrific terrorist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Eyebrows are raised when not a single top U.S. official attends, but several days later, Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in France with James Taylor, who — this really happened — performs the song You’ve Got a Friend. This bold action strikes fear into the hearts of terrorists, who realize that Secretary Kerry is fully capable, if necessary, of unleashing Barry Manilow.


… NBC suspends Nightly News anchor Brian Williams after an investigation reveals inaccuracies in his account of being in a military helicopter under fire in Iraq. “Mr. Williams did not actually come under fire,” states the network. “Also technically he wasn’t in a helicopter in Iraq; it was a Volvo station wagon on the New Jersey Turnpike. But there was a lot of traffic.” A contrite Williams blames the lapse on post-traumatic stress disorder resulting from killing Osama bin Laden.

In the War on Terror, the White House, having struck a powerful blow with the James Taylor Tactical Assault Ballad, boldly follows up by — again, this really happened — hosting a three-day “Summit on Countering Violent Extremism,” featuring both workshops AND symposiums.

In business news, troubled retailer RadioShack files for bankruptcy, citing the fact that in the past six years, the chain’s 4,000 stores had made a nationwide total of one sale, that being a home email server purchased by Hillary Clinton. Continue reading »