Record Number of Republicans Qualify for 2012 LA Republican CaucusPosted in Press Releases Posted by Administrator on Apr 16, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2012
Contact: Jason Doré
Louisiana Republicans Qualify for State Convention Delegate Elections
Caucus Slate Filing is Wednesday
More than 600 Louisiana Republicans have qualified to run for delegate to the 2012 Republican State Convention, a record number under the current system according to Republican Party of Louisiana Chairman Roger F. Villere Jr.
Republicans across the state will elect 150 delegates and 72 alternates on April 28th at 30 sites. A complete listing of voting locations is available at www.lacaucus2012.com. Polls will be open from 8:30 am – noon. Anyone registered as Republican as of December 15, 2011 is eligible to participate. Voters need not stay for a meeting in order to cast a ballot.
On Wednesday, April 18, 2012, anyone wishing to endorse a slate of candidates in one or more congressional districts may supply the names of the candidates whom he/she is endorsing and pay a fee of $500 at Republican Party of Louisiana Headquarters in Baton Rouge between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Each slate will be assigned a number. Slates will be listed on the ballot by number. Slate names or names of presidential candidates will not be listed. Candidates endorsed by multiple slates will be listed on each slate.