As part of the Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) Ballot Access Initiative, the RNLA will track and congratulate the Republican Presidential Campaigns as they successful place their names on the ballots. For the first list go here.
The Virginian-Pilot published a strongly worded article claiming that "Virginia elections don't work." The article bemoans multiple hour waits to cast a ballot and low voter turnout. The article then turns its attention to voter ID which it says is "part of a larger national effort by Republicans to specifically discourage groups that tend to vote for Democrats," and slows things down even more. Confusion about voter ID rules, problems with absentee ballots, and faulty voting machines marred the November election according to the article. Apparently, even Gov. McAuliffe had his vote momentarily delayed by a worker who mistakenly questioned the governor's address.Read more
Ronald Reagan said during his first Thanksgiving proclamation that "as Americans we have many things for which to be thankful, none is more important than our liberty. Liberty: that quality of government, that brightness of mind and spirit for which the Pilgrim Fathers braved the seas and Americans for two centuries have laid down their lives."Read more
Federal Elections Commission (FEC) Commissioner Lee Goodman is fighting the good fight over at the FEC. Lee is a former first Vice President of the RNLA. However, Lee is fighting for the rights of ALL parties and people to speak in two ways:Read more
Last month, the RNLA honored Bobby Burchfield as the recipient of the2015 Republican Lawyer of the Year. Many gathered to celebrate the accomplishments that Bobby has done for the Republican Party including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus as well as President and CEO of American Crossroads, Steven Law.Read more