Needs-Based Fundraising

Let’s rake in the dough for FCRC … You bet FCRC can raise funds. Through constant messaging of inspiring GOP positions on local issues, persistent work by experienced fundraisers, insightful understanding of who are the potential large and small donors, and implementation of specific fundraising campaigns for specific purposes, FCRC can raise sufficient funds to…

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The Republican Party Must Expand & Assimilate

Welcome to the Republican Party—let’s plug you right in … The Republican Party in Fairfax County must reverse the contraction trend that recent election results have made abundantly clear. That contraction has included both the withdrawal of many dissatisfied Republicans from party activities and support and the failure to draw in new Republicans from a…

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Define & Defeat the Dems in Fairfax County

Pay attention to the Democrats … Not only have Republicans lost heavily in Fairfax County, the Republican Party appears to have been surprised by the losses. Politics is all about competition:  a comparison of one party’s vision and principles over the other’s, one candidate’s promises over his opponent’s. On election day, candidates emerge from the…

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Responses to Delegate Questions

Unify around an all-of-the-above solution … Many delegates to the Fairfax County Republican Convention have raised good questions about approaches I will take as Chairman of the Fairfax County Republican Committee (FCRC). Here are my responses to some of them. How will you unify the party after this contentious campaign for Chairman? We must remind ourselves…

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Managing FCRC’s “Army of Volunteers”

You get what you measure … Organizational performance does not just happen by chance. It takes effective management applied persistently throughout an organization. As we all know, Republican performance in Fairfax County over the last few years has been poor, despite the well-intentioned and hard-working efforts of many volunteers across the county using traditional political…

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