Last year, my State Committeewoman Lisa Barstow put on her Facebook page that she wanted to hear from fellow Republicans from Brookline, Newton and Wellesley [precincts A,C,D,E, and H] what’s working, what’s not, how is the GOP going to see victory in 2014. In the wake of the state party’s officers demanding “party unity” from the base while defending what…Read More »
The man in charge of the Rules for the Massachusetts Republican Party (who happens to be a Charlie Baker supporter) says unequivocly that blanks should NOT have been counted at the convention and that Mark Fisher belongs on the primary ballot. from the Globe: Charlie Baker’s bid to become the Republican nominee for governor hit another snag Thursday…Read More »
The video of the reported tallies at the convention has been released. I have vetted it fully, and have verified the calculations. I have linked to a Google Doc with them: https://docs.google.com/file/d… In review of my previous post, I initially thought I may have been too strong in my thoughts about the convention. I was wrong. I missed one very…Read More »
If Charlie Baker was the great leader everyone claims him to be, he’d be the first to urge Fisher’s inclusion on the Primary ballot. So much for that. But more to the point. Fisher got his 15% when you don’t count blanks which the rules dictate shouldn’t be counted! We all agree that Baker got 2095 votes and Fisher got…Read More »
(Here’s a first time attendee’s thought on the convention. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The 2014 MAGOP convention was an instructive experience for me. It was the first convention I ever attended, and I’ll spare no details on some of the things I observed. I’ll start with the good, because unfortunately there was a lot that could have…Read More »
The calm before the storm.
Image: Rob Eno, Red Mass Group (C)2014 Today over 2000 delegates, alternates and Republican activists will meet to select their candidate for Governor and US Senate. The convention will be gaveled in at 9:00 am and delegates are starting to filter in. Kirsten Hughes, Chairman of the Massachusetts Republican Committtee remarked, “it…
Here is the endorsement letter I sent to the Newton Republican Convention Delegation regarding the 2014 MA-GOP Gubernatorial race. Dear Newton GOP Convention Delegates: Bill Heck and I have been watching the two Republican candidates for governor; and after careful assessment of their positions and capabilities, we have wholeheartedly endorsed Mark Fisher. We are strong fiscal and social conservatives, who…Read More »