As a member of our Election Day Team, you will assist Team Trump and grassroots operations across the country on Election Day 2020. Our Election Day Team primarily focuses on Getting Out the Vote (GOTV) to ensure any voters who did not vote early vote on election day.
We are also recruiting volunteers to serve as a Poll Watcher. We ask that everyone helping as a Poll Watcher on Election Day attend one of our four trainings. You must RSVP to be in attendance. Space is limited.WHENOctober 20, 2020 at 6pmWHEREKent GOP Gerald R. Ford Republican Headquarters
725 Lake Michigan Dr NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
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Luke Arends published Beth White Continues to Mislead Kent County Voters in Latest News 2020-08-21 12:23:44 -0400
Beth White Continues to Mislead Kent County Voters
Grand Rapids – Kent County Republican Party Chairman Joel Freeman sent a letter today to the Michigan Attorney General’s office requesting their office investigate Democrat County Treasurer candidate Beth White for violating Michigan Election Law. Throughout her campaign, Ms. White has repeatedly violated the implied incumbency provisions of Michigan Election Law § 944. Section 944 provides:Read more
Today, we are celebrating Chairman Joel Freeman's big 4-0.
We hope you will join in the celebration with a $40 contribution!
Happy Birthday Joel!Donate
Thank you for helping our Republican Team by displaying a yard sign!
Please note: We are offering yard signs at our Kent GOP curbside. Stop by Monday - Friday, 9am - 8pm or Saturday, 9am - 5pm.
We currently have yard signs for the following candidates:
Donald J. Trump
John James for Senate
Peter Meijer for Congress
Bill Huizenga for Congress
Michelle LaJoye-Young for Kent Co. Sheriff
Chris Becker for Kent Co. Prosecutor
Ken Yonker for Kent Co. Drain Commissioner
Peter MacGregor for Kent Co. Treasurer
Lisa Posthumus Lyons for Kent Co. Clerk
Steve Johnson for State Representative, 72nd State House District
Bryan Posthumus for State Representative, 73rd State House District
Mark Huizenga for State Representative, 74th State House District
Doug Zandstra for State Representative, 76th State House District
Tommy Brann for State Representative, 77th State House District
Thomas Albert for State Representative, 86th State House District
Ben Greene for Kent Co. Board of Commissioners, 1st District
Diane Jones for Kent Co. Board of Commissioners, 4th District
Stan Stek for Kent Co. Board of Commissioners, 6th District
Stan Ponstein for Kent Co. Board of Commissioners, 7th District
Dan Burrill for Kent Co. Board of Commissioners, 8th District
Lindsey Thiel for Kent Co. Board of Commissioners, 11th District
Ryan Malinoski for Kent Co. Board of Commissioners, 12th District
Josie Kornev for Kent Co. Board of Commissioner, 18th District
Cris Birdsong for Kent Co. Board of Commissioners, 19th District
Brock Swartzle for State Supreme Court
Scott Noto for Kent Co. 17th Circuit Court
Stephen Willison for Kent Co. 17th Circuit Court
On July 1, the Kent GOP hosted a Virtual Town Hall with 3rd District Congressional Candidate, Joe Farrington. To see a recording of the town hall, see below.
NOTE: On several occasions the candidate uses strong language.
On June 24, the Kent GOP hosted a Virtual Town Hall with 3rd District Congressional Candidate, Emily Rafi. To see a recording of the town hall, see below.
On June 22, the Kent GOP hosted a Virtual Town Hall with 3rd District Congressional Candidate, Lynn Afendoulis. To see a recording of the town hall, see below.
On June 17, the Kent GOP hosted a Virtual Town Hall with 3rd District Congressional Candidate, Tom Norton. To see a recording of the town hall, see below.
On June 15, the Kent GOP hosted a Virtual Town Hall with 3rd District Congressional Candidate, Peter Meijer. To see a recording of the town hall, see below. For other Town Hall segments, please CLICK HERE.
The Kent GOP is excited to be hosting several upcoming virtual town halls with candidates for the 3rd Congressional District.
We have a number of great candidates running to represent the people of the 3rd Congressional District and this is an opportunity for you to have your questions answered by the candidates!
The town hall will be held using ZOOM. You will need to RSVP for the event and an email with the link to join will be sent to you.
During the town hall, you will be able to submit questions using the Q&A section on your screen. You can also watch LIVE on our Facebook page.Read more
Luke Arends published Statement on Justin Amash’s Exploratory Committee Announcement in Latest News 2020-04-30 10:47:38 -0400
Kent County Republican Chair Joel Freeman, Ionia County Republican Chair Miranda Sharp - Boisseau, Barry County Republican Chair Vivian Conner, Calhoun County Chair Jeannie Birchfield, and Michigan Republican Third District Chairman, Terri Lynn Land, issued this statement following Justin Amash’s announcement he's forming a Presidential Exploratory Committee.Read more
Kent County Republican Party Chairman, Joel Freeman made the following statement about today’s candidate filing deadline:Read more
From our Chair
Given the latest order from Governor Whitmer, the Kent GOP Gerald R. Ford Republican Headquarters is closed through April 30. Also, all events are canceled from now until April 30.
Although we are closed, staff is continuing to work from home and are available to assist you and answer any questions you may have. Feel free to contact the Kent GOP at 616-459-0141 and leave a message, and one of our staff members will follow up with you.Read more
SIGN THE PETION
TELL GOVERNOR WHITMER THAT MICHIGAN SHOULD BE SAFELY OPEN FOR BUSINESS!
We recognize the importance of the current Public Health Emergency but we believe the latest Executive Order will take Michigan in the wrong direction. We call on the Governor to work with the Michigan Legislature to ensure businesses who are able to open safely, are allowed to do so.777 signatures
We recognize the importance of the current Public Health Emergency but we believe the latest Executive Order will take Michigan in the wrong direction. We call on the Governor to work with the Michigan Legislature to ensure businesses who are able to open safely, are allowed to do so.
We hope this finds you safe and healthy.
There are a number of virtual trainings being held this week. If you're looking for a way to help President Trump and the Republican ticket this year, we encourage you to attend one of the trainings listed below.
Kent County Trump Victory TrainingTuesday, April 07, 2002:00 pm (EDT)TO RSVP, CLICK LINK BELOW:
Team Trump Online! with Lara TrumpTue, April 07, 2008:00 pm (EDT)TO RSVP, CLICK LINK BELOW:https://events.donaldjtrump.com/events/team-trump-online-with-lara-trump-april-7?utm_content=rally_list&utm_medium=web&utm_source=djt_web
Michigan Virtual Trump Victory Leadership Initiative Training with guest RNC Chairwoman, Ronna McDanielWednesday, April 8th, 202001:00 pm (EDT)TO RSVP, CLICK LINK BELOW:https://trumpvictory.com/mi/tvli-MI-040820-1pm/?utm_medium=web&utm_source=djt_web&utm_content=rally_list
Women for Trump EMPOWER Hour! with Lara TrumpThursday, April 09, 202001:00 pm (EDT)TO RSVP, CLICK LINK BELOW:https://events.donaldjtrump.com/events/women-for-trump-empower-hour-with-lara-trump-april-9?utm_content=rally_list&utm_medium=web&utm_source=djt_web
Luke Arends published 2020 August State Convention Delegates - Kent County 2020-03-23 11:38:18 -0400
Listed below are the names of Kent County Precinct Delegates who have submitted their desire to attend the August 29 State Republican Convention.
The final list will be presented at the County Convention being held on Thursday, August 13 at 7pm.
Second Congressional District Delegates
1 Carla Hendon 2 Joyce Smith 3 Timothy Walenga 4 Elaina Huizenga 5 Lyle Vogler 6 Gary Carey 7 Zachary Sikkema 8 Doug Peters 9 Anita Christopher 10 Phil Smith 11 Bernadette Smith 12 Ronald Covington 13 Kevin Heine 14 Rusty Richter 15 Brian Patrick 16 Bill Witte 17 Calvin Peters 18 Nicole Larson 19 Lori Jiron 20 Levi Cipcic 21 Jessica Ann Tyson 22 Julio Jiron 23 Ryan Malinoski 24 Doug Koopman 25 Craig Tyson 26 Joanne Voorhees 27 Harold Voorhees 28 Josh Doyle 29 Ricky Phillips 30 Dan Burrill 31 Dave Dishaw 32 Erica Byers 33 Andrew Kroll 34 Pam Richter*
Second Congressional District Alternate Delegates
1 Bev Vanderwood 2 Paul Cordes 3 Georgann VanRavenswaay 4 Shirley Ansara
Third Congressional District Delegates
1 Don Regan 2 Claire Regan 3 Jennifer Hendricks 4 Thomas Clark 5 Dan Hibma 6 Cherry Talsma 7 Gregg McNeilly 8 Jon Chulski 9 Mark Gurley 10 Kathy Clark 11 Amanda Brand 12 Amy Blok 13 Donijo DeJonge 14 Keith DeJonge 15 Mike Baynai 16 Mike Sullivan 17 Brenda Wodarski 18 Michael Bubble 19 Alice Mccall 20 Elaine Koren 21 William Alexander 22 Arthur Zima 23 Edna Zima 24 Casey VanderWeide 25 Kenneth McFerrin 26 Kelli Saunders 27 Wayne Weller 28 Jan Weller 29 Ben Greene 30 RJ Regan 31 Jake Davenport 32 Lisa Ellison 33 Jim Holkeboer* 34 Philip Yeiter 35 Cris Birdsong 36 Paul Jernberg 37 Faye Graves 38 Keith Hinkle 39 Ginny Justice 40 Dan Oesch 41 Gregg Stephenson 42 Jimmie Johnson 43 Mary Klukowski 44 Josie Kornev 45 Jeff Roys 46 Rebecca Schumaker 47 Justin Swan 48 Mike Farage 49 Audra Lemons 50 Patricia Loftis 51 Joe Loftis 52 Richard Houskamp 53 Bryan Harrison 54 Bruce Courtade 55 Kelly Israels 56 Troy Conran 57 Kenny Duke 58 Abby Oliver 59 Emerson Silvernail 60 Brian King 61 Jeremiah Bannister 62 Linda Stephenson 63 Ericka Crosby 64 Jeff Crosby 65 Heidi Kruizenga 66 Brandon Sinclair 67 Todd Schorle 68 Elyse Sholtis 69 Mike Hewitt 70 Kathey Batey 71 Kyle Dee 72 Jesse Hooker 73 Tim Allen 74 Doug Zandstra 75 Anna McCambridge 76 Roger Braybrook 77 Charles Bassett 78 Sonny Gast 79 Steve Rutherford 80 Matt Creehan 81 Steve Betten 82 Tim Bradshaw 83 Kathy Ignasiak 84 Keary Sawyer 85 Tom Apol 86 Meghan Koorndyk-Mott 87 Adam Erber 88 Dennis Kaminski 89 Allan Jozwiak 90 Brenden Boudreau 91 Nick VanBelkum 92 Tom Hooker 93 Pam Hooker 94 Liz Johnson 95 Bob Reminga 96 Lorrie Aaron 97 Andrew Willis 98 Tracy Anderson 99 Brian Blok 100 Rami Haddad 101 Gilbert LaBay Jr. 102 Dan Koorndyk 103 Julie Wagner 104 Jen Keith 105 Bill Gerding 106 Cathy Postmus 107 Gwen Wallin 108 Jody Avery
Third Congressional District Alternate Delegates
1 Jeremy Blocher 2 Sylvia Murphy 3 Luke Arends 4 Shana Shroll 5 Pat Arends 6 Jan Polinder* 7 Samuel Vanderweide* 8 Cody Mott* 9 Craig Talsma* 10 Susan Braybrook* 11 Mitchell Arends* 12 Paul Farage* 13 Noah Jones 14 Carolyn Horton* 15 Gilbert LaBay Sr.* 16 Joel Freeman
Total to Elect in the 2nd (34 delegates / alternates)
Total to Elect in 3rd (108 delegates / alternates)
*Not a precinct delegate, therefore will not be given preference over elected delegates.
Updated: 8/14/2020 at 3:44pm
Luke Arends wants to volunteer 2018-10-30 19:13:39 -0400
We are in a sprint to Election Day 2018 and we NEED YOUR HELP! Sign up for a shift to help us drop literature throughout Kent County in support of our Republican candidates!
When you arrive we will have everything you need and if this is your first time, we will make sure to partner you with a seasoned campaigner.