Author Archives: Steve Aylward

Steve Aylward is one of the principal owners of Red Mass Group. He is the Republican State Committeeman for Second Suffolk & Middlesex, comprised of Belmont, Watertown, Brighton and Back Bay. In 2014 he was Co-Chairman of the Question 1 - the Ballot Initiative which successfully repealed automatic gas tax hikes.

Allocation Committee makeup

The Republican State Committee voted last night to add the following 6 State Committee members to the Allocation Committee of the MA-GOP.   Top six elected:

    Kemp – 58 Case – 46 Palmer – 45 Andrulis – 40 Smiley – 37 Toohey – 33
Additionally, in keeping with the bylaws, the following people also serve:   Chair – Kirsten Hughes;  …

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Desiree Awiszio Elected Honorary Republican State Committee Member

On a motion by Republican State Committeeman Marty Lamb, and by unanimous consent, Desiree Awiszio was elected ‘Honorary Member’ of the Massachusetts Republican State Committee last night.  Desiree is the gold standard for volunteerism inside the Party.  She has served on campaigns too numerous to mention.  Some of her most recent achievements were as Deputy Campaign Manager for ‘Mike Sullivan…

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State Committee Reorg Meeting April 5, 2016

With little dissent, the term of Kirsten Hughes as Chair was extended through 2016. Ron Kaufman was re-elected by unanimous proclamation as National Committeeman. Keiko Orall defeated Chanel Prunier to become the new National Committeewoman by a vote of 41 to 37, with one blank. Angela Davis was re-appointed as Secretary.  Brendan O’Connell lost to incumbent Treasurer Brent Anderson by…

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Mass Taxpayers Best Ally PAC announces free Campaign School with Howie Carr

Press Release from State Committeeman Marty Lamb and the Massachusetts Taxpayers Best Ally PAC On Saturday, April 9th Republican State Committeeman Marty Lamb and the Massachusetts Taxpayers Best Ally PAC will hold a three-hour campaign school to help people run for the legislature. “As promised, I want to encourage people to run for the legislature. At this event, attendees will…

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Scott Brown and a welcome display of Party unity

I was more than pleased to watch Senator Scott Brown on Fox last night chastising Rich Lowry for not promising to support the Republican Party nominee.  Brown stated emphatically that regardless of who the nominee is, he (Brown) will support him or her.  That in stark contrast to others of course, including Lowry. The bold statement was welcome and refreshing,…

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Chanel Prunier for National Committee Woman

On April 5th, the Republican State Committee will decide who will represent them to the RNC as National Committee Woman.  And in doing so, they will set the tone for the direction they hope to see the Party move in going forward.  Will the State Republican Party be about a comprehensive approach that works to support all candidates at all…

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