Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The Vision of the Republican Committee of Allegheny County is to be the leader for honest, effective, and responsive government in Allegheny County, the most influential voice in articulating the message of the Republican Party in Allegheny County and the political party of choice for the voters of Allegheny County.

Our mission is:
• To foster the growth and prosperity of all residents of Allegheny County (& our region and country)
• To support honest, effective & responsible elected leadership and governance
• To increase the number of Republican Elected Officials in Allegheny County
• To proactively support and grow local GOP committees
• To encourage and support our Republican Principles

I BELIEVE the strength of our nation lies with the individual and that each person’s dignity, freedom, ability and responsibility must be honored.

I BELIEVE in equal rights, equal justice and equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, creed, sex, age or disability.

I BELIEVE free enterprise and encouraging individual initiative have brought this nation opportunity, economic growth and prosperity.

I BELIEVE government must practice fiscal responsibility and allow individuals to keep more of the money they earn.

I BELIEVE the proper role of government is to provide for the people only those critical functions that cannot be performed by individuals or private organizations and that the best government is that which governs least.

I BELIEVE the most effective, responsible and responsive government is government closest to the people.

I BELIEVE Americans must retain the principles that have made us strong while developing new and innovative ideas to meet the challenges of changing times.

I BELIEVE Americans value and should preserve our national strength and pride while working to extend peace, freedom and human rights throughout the world.

I BELIEVE the Republican Party is the best vehicle for translating these ideals into positive and successful principles of government.

I BELIEVE the strength of our nation lies with the individual and that each person’s dignity, freedom, ability and responsibility must be honored.

I BELIEVE in equal rights, equal justice and equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, creed, sex, age or disability.

I BELIEVE free enterprise and encouraging individual initiative have brought this nation opportunity, economic growth and prosperity.

I BELIEVE government must practice fiscal responsibility and allow individuals to keep more of the money they earn.

I BELIEVE the proper role of government is to provide for the people only those critical functions that cannot be performed by individuals or private organizations and that the best government is that which governs least.

I BELIEVE the most effective, responsible and responsive government is government closest to the people.

I BELIEVE Americans must retain the principles that have made us strong while developing new and innovative ideas to meet the challenges of changing times.

I BELIEVE Americans value and should preserve our national strength and pride while working to extend peace, freedom and human rights throughout the world.

I BELIEVE the Republican Party is the best vehicle for translating these ideals into positive and successful principles of government.

Republican Committee Member Qualifications and Duties

OVERVIEW

The job of a Republican committee member is extremely important because committee members represent the registered Republican voters in their neighborhood. Committee members also represent the Republican Committee of Allegheny County to the voters in their precinct. To many people, THE COMMITTEE PERSON IS THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, since he or she is the first and most accessible GOP contact, and often the only link between the Party and the people.

QUALIFICATIONS

A Republican committee member must be a registered Republican residing in the election district (precinct) from which he/she is elected. Committee members are elected by the registered Republican voters in the Presidential Primary Election. There is one committee man and one committee woman position in every precinct. Each elected committee members serves a four year term. The County Chair appoints those to fill committee vacancies. Appointed committee members serve for the remainder of the term they are filling. A committee member who resigns must submit a written resignation to his/her local Chair or the County Chair.

DUTIES OF A REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER

The committee member’s primary goal is to elect qualified Republicans to office and to promote the principles of the Republican Party. The committee member is active throughout the year, interacting with the voters and working to elect qualified Republicans to office. These responsibilities do not just occur on Election Day.The main duties of committee members are:· Communicate with and service the voters.

    • Circulate Candidate Nominating Petitions.
    • Register Republican voters.
    • Deliver Absentee Ballots to voters.
    • Canvass with candidates.
    • Distribute campaign material before an election.
    • Make get-out-the-vote phone calls.
    • Cover the poll on election day.
    • Recruit and train volunteers.
    • Identify, recruit, select, and support qualified Republican candidates.
    • Help with Republican fund-raisers.
    • Vote on endorsement of Republican candidates
    • Attend Republican meetings and events

These duties may seem like a very big responsibility, but as with anything else, if you take it step-by-step and develop a well laid out plan in advance, you will find that your job will be one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences that you will ever have.