News 2018-06-22T16:47:04+00:00

Meet, Young Republican – Josie Battles

We'd like to introduce you to Josie Battles. Josie Battles Age: 21 Occupation: College Student; Account Coordinator at Golden Services Group Hometown: St. Peters Values: Hard work, personal responsibility, family Josie is a student at Missouri State University studying Political Science; Pre-Law. Josie values personal responsibility, family traditions, and hard work. While away at school, Josie volunteers as a Girls on the Run coach. As a coach, she teaches 3rd-5th-grade girls how to be confident, joyful and healthy. When she’s home, she enjoys spending time with her [...]

July 21st, 2018|Categories: Meet The Republicans|

Register to Vote–A How-To Guide

One of the greatest things about living in America is the ability to have our voices heard on local, state and national levels by voting in elections. But first, you must register to vote with your county election authority. Am I Eligible? The qualifications are easy! If you are a U.S. citizen and a Missouri resident who is at least 17 and ½ years old (18 years old by election day), you are able to register. Where do I register? Voter registration is widely available in Missouri. You can register [...]

July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Election Information|Tags: |

Election Judges Needed in St. Charles County

Have you ever wanted to be a part of the political process, but weren’t quite sure how?  Volunteering to be an Election Judge is an easy way to get involved! There are 122 polling places within St. Charles County and, by law, each one needs at minimum, three representatives from each the primary parties (Republican and Democratic) to be able to operate.  These individuals are trained on how to set-up the voting place, register voters, distribute ballots, assist voters with questions on how to operate the voting booth so they can [...]

July 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|

Absentee Voting in St. Charles County – What You Need to Know

What is Absentee Voting? Absentee voting gives you the opportunity to cast your ballot if you expect to be unable to vote at your regular polling place on election day. Registration for absentee voting opens six weeks before election day and closes the Wednesday before the election. Are You Eligible for Absentee Voting? One of the following requirements must be met to register absentee: Absence on Election Day from the polling place in which you are registered           Ex: Vacation, away at school, business trip, in [...]

July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Election Information|Tags: |

Ending the Filibuster in the U.S. Senate

The news media have focused our attention on the failure of the Senate to pass a third, short-term Continuing Resolution to fund the US Government in the fiscal year 2018 until mid-February. All but five Democrats voted “no” on the motion to end debate. Failing to obtain 60 “yes” votes to end debate means no vote on the funding bill itself can take place until debate has ended. The tactics (and the hypocrisy) of the Senate Democrats are more than shameful; they are calculated to gain support from the perpetually [...]

January 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|