With the 2014 Massachusetts Republican Primary just days away, I hope GOP activists ask themselves one crucial if not existential question before they cast their vote. The question they all should seriously ponder is this: will the candidate they support maintain the status quo for Beacon Hill’s minority party or will said candidate join other like-minded Republicans in electing new…Read More »
According to the Boston Herald the Massachusetts Republican Executive Committee will meet Saturday, May 17, 2014 for the purposes of endorsing Charlie Baker.
As previously reported on Red Mass Group, Article 4, Section 7 of the MassGOP bylaws allows for the Executive Committee to endorse a candidate in a contested primary.
Section 7. Republican Primaries
Unless approved by two-thirds (2/3)…
Red Mass Group has learned that the Massachusetts Republican Party Executive Committee met this morning via a conference call. The meeting was in executive session, meaning that the deliberations will not be made public. However a party official has told Red Mass Group that Attorney Louis Ciavarra is expected to tell the court that Mark Fisher has been certified to…Read More »
BOSTON – In a court appearance today, Massachusetts Republican Party attorney Lou Ciavarra told a Superior Court Justice the party will certify Mark Fisher’s name to the Secretary of the Commonwealth regardless of whether or not a settlement is reached with Mr. Fisher. Ciavarra explained to the court that an executive committee meeting of the State Party will take place…Read More »
As the Fisher/State GOP debacle slouches towards another legal venue in search of a resolution, GOP gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker shouldn’t allow this intra-party crisis to go to waste. He should take the following actions: 1) Baker Should Demand That Mark Fisher Be Placed On The GOP’s 2014 Primary Ballot. It’s clear that Fisher was screwed out of his 15%…Read More »
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 »
Last week Red Mass Group looked at which Masachusetts Republican State Representatives had the most cash on hand. Today we’ll look at who raised the most cash in 2013. Based on records from the Office of Campaign and Political finance the average raised by incumbent Republican State Representatives was $21,236 and the median was $15,680. Leading fundraising by GOP incumbents…Read More »