2017 Precinct Meetings

NOTICE:

Contrary to this weekend’s article in the Tulsa World, the Republican Party of Tulsa County’s annual precinct meetings will still be held on Thursday night, February 16th at 6:30pm. There will be no precinct meetings on a Saturday.

We have reached out to the Tulsa World and they have acknowledged the mistake and promise to fix it.


Unable to attend your precinct meeting on Thursday February 16th at 6:30 pm ?

If you would like to be a delegate to the Tulsa County Convention, please email sford@tulsagop.org to make the request.

You will need to inclulde your:

  1. Precint #
  2. Name
  3. Address
  4. Voter ID
  5. Date of Birth
  6. the reason you are unable to attend

These requests will be printed and included in your precinct packet to be voted on to allow you to be seated as a delegate.


 

Below are the two forms that are required items for the Chairman of each precinct.

  1. These resolution forms below must be completed and returned to the GOP office no later than 7:00 PM Monday February 20th.  You will notice that the deadline mentioned in the packet that will be handed out by the Facilitator will say 6:30pm but this time has been extended since printing to accomodate for anyone needing to drop off forms after work. Only one resolution item per form and please print neatly or type the forms as a courtesy to our Rules and Platform Committees.  Any resolutions not submitted on an 8 1/2 x 11 sized paper with one item per piece of paper is subject to not being accepted by the Committee Chairmans.
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     This form must be posted by the Precinct Chairman at your polling place no later than one day prior to the Precinct Meeting.
  2. 2017-precinct-meeting-notification-efforts-report This form must be completed by the Precinct Chairman and turned in as part of your packet to the Facilitator at your central location.
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  2. 2017-rules-resolution-submission-form

Below is a link to the current Platform and Rules for reference.

  1. 2016 Tulsa County GOP Platform
  2. 2016_amended_okgop_state_party_rules

 

Locations: In 2016, we booked 19 central locations around Tulsa County to give our Precinct Chairmen more options to book their meetings in close proximity to their precinct. We had more challenges this year booking locations, but our team worked very hard to find good locations for us again, and we appreciate their hard work! All precinct meetings will be held in public locations.Precinct MeetingsPrecinct Meetings:
Thur., Feb. 16th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm,
Backup/Snow Day (if ice and snow force us to postpone):
Tues., Feb. 23rd, 6:30pm – 8:00pm, TBA

Precinct Chairmen will ultimately choose the best public location for their precinct (before February 13th, 5:00pm), and we will advertise the locations of all precinct meetings online, in addition to press releases, signs, social media ads and robo calls. The Republican Party of Tulsa County will cover the cost of facility rentals for these meetings, as well as advertising. Precinct chairman who would like to hold their meeting in public locations not reserved by the Tulsa GOP should contact Chairman Mike Ford for approval prior to February 13th, 5:00pm, after which, we will assign all precincts to the most logical location to be advertised online that evening.

Precinct Elections: All precincts will hold elections for each officer position this year. Positions include Chairman, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. In addition to selecting officers, precincts often select grassroots organizers (optional) such as Youth and Senior Coordinators. This year, we are expanding these suggested positions to include designated contacts  for attending local government meetings and keeping your Precinct Committee up to speed on what’s going on with the State Legislature, City Council and School Board. We’re not sure what kind of reaction we will get from local politicians when “We The People” begin showing up at public meetings, but only good things can come from local government conducting business under the watchful eye of local Conservatives!

Precinct Packets: All Precinct Packets will be distributed by a Facilitator at each central location, and given to each precinct committee beginning at 6:30pm. Packets will be signed for by the current Precinct Chairmen. All contents of these packets are confidential property of the Republican Party of Tulsa County. No precinct packets will leave the designated central locations before, during or after these meetings. After the meetings are concluded, each Precinct Chairman will sign them back in to the Facilitator. Each location facilitator will gather all packets to be turned in to the Credentials Chairman at the office. Only these packets will be considered valid by the Credentials Chairman. Packets used in an unauthorized manner may be invalidated.

Note:The primary objective of these meetings is to hold precinct elections and to elect Delegates to the County Convention. If precinct committees would like to devote more time to their resolutions, they will be afforded ample time to do so.

Platform and Rule Resolutions: Resolution forms can be made available prior to the meetings upon request to the office, or downloaded from www.TulsaGOP.org, and only these forms may be removed from the packet and taken by the newly elected Precinct Chairman – if the committee votes to do so and mentions in the minutes – on the night of the Precinct Meetings. All Platform resolutions will be due to the office on or before Monday, February 20th at 7:00pm. Precinct Chairmen are encouraged to review their final resolutions and type them into a Word Doc to be emailed at the appropriate time as well, which will be a YUUUGE help to the Platform Committee! Precinct Committees can begin working on these any time, prior to, during, or after the Precinct Meetings, as directed by the Precinct Chairmen.