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Joshua Norman Announces Candidacy for State Committee

My name is Joshua Gary Norman and I am formally announcing my campaign to serve as your next Massachusetts Republican State Committee Man from the First Middlesex & Norfolk District – Newton, Brookline and Wellesley (Pcts. A, C-E, H). Former Republican President Ronald Reagan recognized that the Republican Party’s three-legged stool consisting of religious conservatives, national security conservatives, and economic/libertarian…

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Evaluating the MA-GOP’s Demands for “Party Unity”

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…

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MassGOP Summit – September 7, 2013

    I’ve already, long ago, made plans to attend and I strongly encourage all of my State Committee colleagues & legislative caucus members to do the same.  The following is a letter distributed at our MassGOP State Committee meeting, last Thursday, by State Committeeman Brian Burke.  I wanted to share it with everyone as its crucial that our local…

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MassGOP State Committee Members Call for Special Meeting

(Interesting development. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) I just received this email from State Committeeman Steve Aylward: In accordance with our bylaws, 15 members of the State Committee have Requested that a Special Meeting be held to discuss the voting irregularities that occurred at our meeting of January 31, 2013.  The request was emailed to our secretary at…

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A “Once In A Generation Event” For The MA GOP

When members of the Massachusetts Republican State Committee (MRSC) gathered together on Thursday, January 31, 2013, to elect a new chairman (or chairwoman), most of them had already made up their minds on who they’d elect. On one side stood Quincy City Councilor Kirsten Hughes, the perceived “establishment” candidate who was the former deputy finance chairwoman for the equally former…

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My Post-Election Thoughts

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Around 10:30 pm on Thursday, January 31, Kirsten Hughes defeated Rick Green to become the next chairman of the MassGOP by a second-ballot vote of 41-39, after a tie vote of 39-39 on the first ballot. I, of course, voted for Rick on both ballots, and so I am certainly quite disappointed…

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