The Legislative Session Is Over,
And The Primary Is Almost Here!

Our legislators have completed one of the more conservative sessions in recent history. Governor Abbott has said he doesn’t plan to call a Special Session of the legislature. The most exciting wins for most folks are in the area of reduced property taxes (pending a Texas Constitutional referendum in the Fall), open carry, reduced franchise tax and a budget that stayed below the rate of growth and inflation in our Great State! While no one is ever fully satisfied with the results of any legislative session, this one was certainly one of the better regarding satisfying many people.

Now we turn our attention to the upcoming Republican Primary and how best to be prepared for it. With a crowded field of presidential candidates, a contested state senatorial race, not to mention a constitutional amendment all on the ballot, a higher than normal turnout is expected! We need YOU to help become involved in the Smith County Republican Party now so you can help others and/or your favorite candidates.

We will be getting back to normal in our meetings and efforts to rein in our government. I urge you to find out what Republic an club best meets your needs and concerns and to get involved!

We thank you for visiting the Smith County Republican Party website and invite you to  check out our Facebook page, Smith County Republican Party -TX, for even more info! Also, please sign up for our quarterly e-letter on the right side of this page!  If you want to become involved politically, now is definitely the time! You can work as little or as much as you’d like! Don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter on the right where you can receive updates every month or two. Perhaps you’d like to work in your own neighborhood, then let us know and we’ll connect you with your precinct chairman or if you don’t have one, then maybe even become one! If interested in volunteering, please contact our County Chairman, Tim McCormick by e-mail at chairman@smithgop.org to let us know!

Our Executive Committee meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at our headquarters on S. Broadway, across from Arby’s in the shopping center with Jessica’s Spa and Mary’s Alterations. Feel free to drop by and meet us there! Also, look at our club page and find the Republican club in Smith County that best fits your interests. Thanks for visiting us.

When you get involved, you will make a difference!

May this Christmas be a time of blessing to you and your family.


Tim McCormick
County Chairman

Please take a moment to view the following video by Louisana State Senator Elbert Guillory on why he recently switched to the Republican party and left the Democrat party.

Elbert Guillory:


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