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Kent GOP Statement on Passing of Ambassador Peter F. Secchia

Grand Rapids - We are sad to learn of the passing of Ambassador Peter F Secchia. Peter was an integral part of our Kent County GOP family and the ultimate Republican activist. Following his service in the United States Marine Corps (1956-59), his passion for sound policy strengthened when he volunteered for the Republican Party throughout the 1960’s and 70’s....

Beth White Continues to Mislead Kent County Voters

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...

Town Hall with Joe Farrington

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.

Town Hall with Emily Rafi

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.

Town Hall with Lynn Afendoulis

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.

Town Hall with Tom Norton

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.

Town Hall with Peter Meijer

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.

Upcoming Virtual Town Halls

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...

Statement on Justin Amash’s Exploratory Committee Announcement

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.

Filing Deadline Statement

Kent County Republican Party Chairman, Joel Freeman made the following statement about today’s candidate filing deadline: