NOTICE OF GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION,
REPUBLICAN PARTY

To the Registered Voters of the County of Caldwell, Texas:

Notice is hereby given that the polling places listed below will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.,
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, for voting in a general primary election for the Republican Party to nominate
federal officers, Members of the  State Legislature, and state, district, county and precinct officers;
and for the purpose of electing county and precinct chairs.

On Election Day, voters must vote in their precinct where registered to vote.
Location of Election Day Polling Places Include Name of Building and Address
Precinct Number(s)
Polling Place Poll Address Poll City Poll Zip Precincts
1st  Lockhart Baptist 305 W. Prairie Lea St. Lockhart 78644 100, 101, 103, 111, 400,
408, & 412
VFW Post 8927 7007 U.S. Hwy 183 Lockhart 78644 102 & 104
McMahan Community Center 6022 FM 713 McMahan 78616 204 & 205
Luling Civic Center 300 E. Austin St. Luling 78648 201, 202, 203, & 206
Martindale City Hall 409 Main St. Martindale 78655 301
Maxwell Firestation 9655 FM 142 Maxwell 78656 118 & 302
Uhland Community Center 15 North Old Spanish Trail Uhland 78640 303
Fentress Community Church Hwy 20/Barber St Fentress 78622 305
St. Mary's Catholic Church Hall 205 W. Pecan St. Lockhart 78644 105, 108, 109, 110, 401,
402, 407, & 409
Lytton Springs C.T.F.&R. 9835 FM 1854  Dale 78616 306, 404, & 405

     
For early voting, a voter may vote at either of the locations listed below:
    Scott Annex Luling Civic Center
         1403 Blackjack St.       Lockhart 78644         300 E. Austin St.          Luling 78648
Day Date Open Close Open Close
Tuesday 20-Feb 8:00 AM 5:00 PM 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Wednesday 21-Feb 8:00 AM 5:00 PM 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Thursday 22-Feb 8:00 AM 5:00 PM 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Friday 23-Feb 8:00 AM 5:00 PM 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Saturday 24-Feb 8:00 AM 7:00 PM CLOSED CLOSED
Sunday 25-Feb 10:00 AM 3:00 PM CLOSED CLOSED
Monday 26-Feb 7:00 AM 7:00 PM 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
Tuesday 27-Feb 7:00 AM 7:00 PM 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
Wednesday 28-Feb 7:00 AM 7:00 PM 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
Thursday 1-Mar 7:00 AM 7:00 PM 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
Friday 2-Mar 7:00 AM 7:00 PM 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
   
Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed to: 
Pamela Ohlendorf, Elections Administrator
1401 Blackjack, Lockhart, TX 78644

Applications for ballots by mail must be received no later than the close of business on Friday,
February 23, 2018. 

Issued this the 22nd day of January , 2018.  
Kathy Haigler, Republican County Chair, Caldwell County
             
IMPORTANT DATES  
Tues Jan 16 Midnight Ethics & Campaign Finance Reports Deadline
Tues Jan 23 6:30 PM Deputy Voter Registrar Training at Scott Annex (RSVP with E.A. at
512-668-4347)
Fri-Sat Jan 26-27   RPT SREC Meetings in Austin (www.texasgop.org) 
Sat Jan 27   Texas Rally for Life at the Capitol (www.texasrallyforlife.org)
Thu Feb 1 Noon Lockhart Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at 1st Lockhart Baptist
Connection Center
Fri  Feb 2 6:30 PM REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FORUM at 1st Lockhart Baptist
Connection Center, 200 S Blanco St, Lockhart 78644
Thu Feb 8 7:00 PM Regular Monthly CEC Meeting at Anchor of Hope Church,
204 N. Main St, Lockhart 78644
Thu Feb 15 6:30 PM Lost Pines Republican Women Candidate Forum
(Carol 973-906-0483)
Fri Feb 16 4:00 PM L&A Testing on 650 Equipment at Scott Annex
Sat Feb 17 10:00 AM PRIMARY TRAINING #1 for Republican Election Judges and Clerks
@ Scott Annex
Mon Feb 20   First Day of Early Voting in Person @ Scott Annex or Luling Civic
Center
Sun Feb 25 4:00 PM PRIMARY TRAINING #2 for Republican Election Judges and Clerks
@ Scott Annex
Fri Mar 2 7:00 PM Last Day of Early Voting in Person @ Scott Annex or Luling Civic
Center
Sun Mar 4 3:00 PM SVC/EVBB meeting at Scott Annex to accept or reject BBMs
Tue Mar 6 7A-7P PRIMARY ELECTION:  You must vote in your Precinct's Polling Place!
Thu Mar 8 7:00 PM Regular Monthly CEC Meeting at Anchor of Hope Church,
204 N. Main St, Lockhart 78644
Sat Mar 10 10:00 AM PRECINCT CONVENTIONS at First Lockhart Baptist Connection
Center, 200 S Blanco St
Thu Mar 15 6:00 PM Primary Committee Conducts Canvass of Primary in the Primary
Office, 117 S Main St, Lockhart
Sat Mar 24 10:00 AM COUNTY CONVENTION at First Lockhart Baptist Connection
Center, 200 S Blanco St
Thu Apr 12 7:00 PM Regular Monthly CEC Meeting at Scott Annex, 1401 Blackjack,
Lockhart 78644
Thu May 10 7:00 PM Regular Monthly CEC Meeting at Anchor of Hope Church,
204 N. Main St, Lockhart 78644
Mon May 14   First Day of Early Voting in Person @ Scott Annex or Luling Civic
Center
Mon May 18   Last Day of Early Voting in Person @ Scott Annex or Luling Civic
Center
Tue May 22 7A-7P PRIMARY RUNOFF ELECTION
Thu May 31 6:00 PM Primary Committee Conducts Canvass of Primary in the Primary
Office, 117 S Main St, Lockhart
M-S Jun 11-16   RPT STATE CONVENTION IN SAN ANTONIO (www.texasgop.org)
Thu Jun 21 7:00 PM Regular Monthly CEC Meeting (THIRD THURS because of State
Convention) at Scott Annex, 1401 Blackjack, Lockhart 78644

Who filed?

This is an 'unofficial' list. 
The official list is on the Secretary of State's website: www.sos.tx.us

FOR PUBLIC OFFICE:

Last update 1/4/18  -kh.

For County Judge
Johnny Lee Spriggs
Hoppy Haden
Deward Cummings
Ken Schawe

For County Treasurer
Angela Rawlinson

For District Clerk
Tina Morgan Freeman

For County Commissioner Precinct 1
B.J. Westmoreland
Terry Wright
Lucy Knight
Chayo Rodriguez

For County Commissioner Precinct 2
Fred Buchholtz
Barbara Shelton

For County Commissioner Precinct 4
Jerry West

For Justice of the Peace Precinct 1
Matt Kiely

For Justice of the Peace Precinct 2
Shanna Conley

For Justice of the Peace Precinct 3
Ben. E. Brady
Lisa Shell Allan "LSA"

For Justice of the Peace Precinct 4
Beverly West



FOR PARTY OFFICE
County Chair  Kathy Haigler
Prct 100  Arnulfo "Arnold" Alonzo
Prct 102  James D. "Jim" Henderson
Prct 103  J. "Tex" Cordova
Prct 202  Lance W. Cameron
Prct 203  Susan Blair
Prct 204  Cindy Johnson
Prct 301  Troy Swift
Prct 302  Jarrett Cochran
Prct 303  Bob Duda

Prct 402  Susana Olson 

 

2018 Republican General Primary Ballot Propositions


Propuestas para la Boleta Electoral General Interna del Partido Republicano en 2018
In accordance with the Texas Election Code Section 172.087, “The state executive committee may provide by resolution that a proposal to include a demand for specific legislation or any other matter in the party’s platform or resolutions be submitted to a vote by placement on the general primary election ballot.”
De acuerdo con el código de Elecciones de Texas, Sección 172.087, “El comité ejecutivo del estado puede proveer por resolución que una propuesta incluya una petición de legislación o algún otro asunto de la plataforma política de un partido, o la propuesta de resoluciones para votación en la boleta electoral para las elecciones internas generales.”
 
The State Republican Executive Committee submits the following propositions for inclusion on the 2018 Republican General Primary Election ballot:
El Comité Ejecutivo Estatal Republicano presenta las siguientes propuestas para ser incluidas en la boleta general de las elecciones internas del partido Republicano:
 
1.       Texas should replace the property tax system with an appropriate consumption tax equivalent.
YES or NO
Texas debería reemplazar el sistema de impuestos a la propiedad con un sistema similar basado en el impuesto al consumo.
SI o NO
 
2.       No governmental entity should ever construct or fund construction of toll roads without voter approval.
YES or NO
Ninguna entidad gubernamental debería construir o financiar la construcción de carreteras de pago sin la aprobación de los votantes.
SI o NO
 
3.       Republicans in the Texas House should select their Speaker nominee by secret ballot in a binding caucus without Democrat influence.
YES or NO
Los republicanos en la Cámara de Representantes de Texas deben seleccionar a su
 
candidato a Presidente de la Cámara por votación secreta en una asamblea vinculante sin la influencia del partido Demócrata.
SI o NO
 
4.       Texas should require employers to screen new hires through the free E-Verify system to protect jobs for legal workers.
YES or NO
Texas debe exigir a los empleadores que filtren a sus nuevos empleados a través del sistema gratuito E-Verify para proteger los empleos de los trabajadores legales.
SI o NO
 
5.       Texas families should be empowered to choose from public, private, charter, or homeschool options for their children’s education, using tax credits or exemptions without government constraints or intrusion.
YES or NO
Las familias de Texas deben tener la facultad de elegir entre opciones públicas, privadas, escuelas chárter o de educación en el hogar para la educación de sus hijos, utilizando créditos fiscales o exenciones sin restricciones o intrusiones gubernamentales.
SI o NO
 
6.       Texas should protect the privacy and safety of women and children in spaces such as bathrooms, locker rooms, and showers in all Texas schools and government buildings.
YES or NO
Texas debería proteger la privacidad y la seguridad de las mujeres y los niños en espacios tales como baños, vestuarios y duchas en todas las escuelas y edificios gubernamentales de Texas.
SI o NO
 
7.       I believe abortion should be abolished in Texas. YES or NO
Yo creo que el aborto debería ser abolido en Texas. SI o NO
 
8.       Vote fraud should be a felony in Texas to help ensure fair elections. YES or NO
El fraude electoral debería ser un delito de Felonía en Texas para así ayudar a asegurar elecciones justas.
SI o NO
 
9.       Texas demands that Congress completely repeal Obamacare. YES or NO
Texas exige que el Congreso derogue por completo Obamacare. SI o NO
 
 
10.   To slow the growth of property taxes, yearly revenue increases should be capped at 4%, with increases in excess of 4% requiring voter approval.
YES or NO
Para frenar el crecimiento de los impuestos a la propiedad, los aumentos anuales de los ingresos deben limitarse al 4% y se deberá requerir la aprobación de los votantes para aumentos superiores al 4%.
SI o NO
 
11.   Tax dollars should not be used to fund the building of stadiums for professional or semi-professional sports teams.
YES or NO
Los dólares de los impuestos no se deben usar para financiar la construcción de estadios para equipos deportivos profesionales o semi-profesionales.
SI o NO
 
Passed by the State Republican Executive Committee on December 2, 2017
Aprobado por el Comité Ejecutivo Estatal Republicano el 2 de Diciembre del 2017

For more information check out the Texas GOP website,  www.texasgop.org.


2018 Primary Office
117 S. Main Street, Lockhart, TX 78644


Chairman Haigler's email address:  gopkat@sbcglobal.net
UPDATED 12/05/17 (additional hours on Dec. 11th)

Filing for Public Office begins November 11, 2017
The deadline to file for the 2018 Primary is at 6:00 p.m. on December 11, 2017

10 FILING OPPORTUNITIES at the Primary Office:
1p - 4p  Sat  Nov 11
4p - 6p  Tue  Nov 14
4p - 6p  Thu  Nov 16
(office closed Thanksgiving week)
4p - 6p  Tue  Nov 28
3p - 6p  Thu  Nov 30
1p - 4p  Sat  Dec 2
4p - 6p  Tue  Dec 5
4p - 6p  Thu  Dec 7
1p - 4p  Sat  Dec 9
1p - 6p  Mon  Dec 11


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