Committee Membership

The Butler County Republican Committee is composed of one elected Committeeman and Committeewoman from each voting precinct in the County. The election of committee members occurs every two years during the May Primary in even numbered years.

Executive Committee

A reorganization meeting follows the May primary committee election, where the Executive Committee is elected from the at-large committee. The Executive Committee consists of a Chairman, Internal Vice Chair, External Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Regional Chairs

The County in divided into 6 geographic regions. A Committee Member from each region, serves as the Regional Chair, and is responsible for coordinating the activities and committee responsibilities within each region. The Regional Chairs report to the Internal Vice Chair.

Committee Responsibilities…

  1. Registering voter as Republicans and encouraging them to vote;
  2. Assisting Republican Voters by providing information, absentee ballot applications and other services;
  3. Assisting the Republican Party in finding, nominating, and electing well-qualified Republican candidates for office;
  4. Assisting candidates, who are registered Republicans and who affirm traditional Republican values as referenced in the Principles Statements of the committee by-laws, in election campaigns;
  5. To financially aid those Republican candidates who have affirmed the Principle Statements, and as a committee, not solicit funds from Republican candidates;
  6. Advance the principles of the Republican Party and support candidates who affirm those principles;
  7. Advance Republican Principles in Butler County.

 

To view a complete copy of the By-Laws and Rules of the Republican Party of Butler County click here: BCRC – BYLAWS.

Examples of Committee Member Activities…

Committeepersons:

  1. Find good local talent to fill local municipal posts and school board post.
  2. Attend local Municipal and School Board meetings and look around for candidates.
  3. Talk to your neighbors and friends.
  4. Engage with folks at parties and club meetings.
  5. Attend Rotary, Lions, Legion, VFW,  etc. meetings.
  6. Get them elected.
  7. Recruiting good local candidates is the most important job in the party. Get them elected.
  8. Help your District Chairman organize events, registrations, and talk to your fellow republicans.  Get them involved.
  9. Provide your District Chairman with local intelligence as to what the voters are thinking and what they are looking for from the party.

District Chairpersons:

  1. Fill those empty Committeeperson spots in your district with good people. Ones that will join in the fight.
  2. Attend local Municipal and School Board meetings and look around for candidates.
  3. Talk to your neighbors and friends.
  4. Engage with folks at parties and club meetings.
  5. Attend Rotary, Lions, Legion, VFW, etc. meetings.
  6. Have  the candidates welcomed and appointed by the committee.
  7. Encourage your folks to get involved with the Party by attending meetings, diners, picnics and parties.
  8. Recruit and support volunteers well in advance of events like the Farm Show.

Executive Committee

  1. Provide leadership and encouragement to the District Chairpersons.
  2. Delegate responsibility and set goals for the Committee.
  3. Communicate.   Communicate. Communicate.
  4. Make sure the party workers have the tools, facilities and finances needed to run a winning campaign.