Elephant Update: March

A lot has occurred since the last Elephant Update, locally, nationally, and internationally. There are no words to adequately express the different emotions or the challenges of processing all the news. In short, we are a reflection of those we vote for; please vote wisely.


With that being said, the 2022 WA State Legislature will wrap up this week. We will have a run down of the final Bills and their impact when available.


 

Mark your calendars!

The next Klickitat County Republican meeting is Tuesday, March 8th 6-8 pm at the Dallesport Community Center. Rep. Brad Klippert, candidate for Congress CD04, is taking a quick break from the Legislative Session to be our Guest Speaker. Please come to hear him speak, and bring your questions.


Turkey Shoot Fundraiser, Saturday, March 26th at 11 am in White Salmon. $5/shot. Prizes awarded for tightest pellet pattern. Shotgun and shells provided. Bring your own eye and ear protection. There will also be a bonfire and hot dogs for roasting. Please email https://www.klickitatcountyrepublicans.org for registration and location.


Republican Action Conference, June 3-4th, Wenatchee. This will be WA State Republican Party's version of CPAC. There will be great training for activists and candidates on Friday with a Rally on a Saturday. Email https://www.klickitatcountyrepublicans.org if you have questions or you would like to attend.


Lincoln Day Dinner, Saturday, July 30th, Glenwood Rodeo Grounds

Tickets: $35/adult, $10 for ages 17 and younger

There will be an area for kids’ activities so bring the whole family.

Guest speakers are already being lined up. There will be a raffle for Coastal Ranch Supply gift cards among many other great items.

Be a sponsor of our Dinner!

Sponsorship levels:

$1000 steak

$500 bratwurst & buns

$100 coleslaw

$100 beans

$100 beverages

$50 condiments

$50 plates and utensils

Your name will be published as a sponsor, and you will be recognized at the dinner for your generous support of a great meal that everyone enjoys.


 

It is time to renew memberships. You can do that very easily via https://www.klickitatcountyrepublicans.org. All paid members will receive an exclusive zoom link to our KCR meetings that take place the second Tuesday of every month 6pm-8pm. We appreciate those who can attend in person, but for those who cannot due to time or weather, you will be able to join us via zoom.


 

Platform.

Once a month, we like to publish an excerpt from the Klickitat County Republicans Platform, our values and guiding principles. This month we are featuring:


BEHAVIOR We support 1. Integrity courtesy and transparency at all levels of government, and in all political campaigns; Working together, being organized, planning ahead in a timely manner; Reaching out to our citizens, encouraging each other to make a difference.

2. Requesting elected officials at all levels from PCOs through local, state and federal levels be willing to listen to the citizens and be open to suggestions for potential change which will be of benefit to their constituency.

3. Congressional cooperation

4. Stopping our over involvement in foreign affairs

5. Requiring public office holders and public employees have no exemption to laws and regulations.

6. Civil discourse between candidates, constituents and the public


 

On March 1st, Truckers left Troutdale, OR, and headed east on I-84 to join up with the Trucker's Convoy which is now in the DC area. We had around 100 flag wavers on the overpass in Hood River with more flag wavers at The Dalles and Biggs overpasses. It was a great day to show the flag and enjoy the community of Americans who believe in Liberty. We had several truckers and drivers honk and wave for their country. Thank you!



Always remember, YOU ARE THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM.

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