November 2021 Newsletter

Kick-off 2022 election cycle Although the 2022 election is over a year away, it is already time for the Polk County Republican Party to address things that need to be done before election day to ensure positive results. Staffing and training the election polling places, fundraising, registering candidates, overseeing the Republican Primaries, researching and distributing voter information guides, voter registration, and Get Out The Vote (GOTV) are among the items that need attention. Members of the party have already begun organizing the efforts that are needed.  I will provide updates on actions occurring including who is leading the effort and how Republicans throughout the county can pitch in and help Continue reading

District Attorney Lee Hon Will Not Seek Re-Election

  Long time Polk County District Attorney, William Lee Hon, has announced he will not seek re-election.  Continue reading

Polk County Republican Party - September Newsletter

The summer months are not very active for the local county party. An Executive Committee meeting was held July 19 at the Courthouse Whistle Stop Café. Fall is coming, which brings in the period to register for elected officials in the 2022 general election. Note that Precinct Chairman are elected positions. If you are interested in running for a Precinct Chairman, registration opens September 14 and closes December 13. Please note that these dates are subject to change because of the upcoming redistricting. If you are interested in running for a precinct chair, please contact us.  We have several open precincts and we are always looking for new faces to bring fresh energy and ideas to the party. If you file or indicate an intent to file early enough in the process, Chairman Grube and myself will help insure you are informed and in compliance with any altered dates. As with anything else, if you wait until the last minute, you take your chances. Continue reading

Polk County Republican Party Special Recognition of Lowell Crew

For Significant Contribution to the Party and the Community   It is a rare opportunity to honor a person whose life has positively impacted so many others and helped reshape the image of a whole community, a whole county in fact. So, it is a special privilege for the Polk County Republican Party to recognize Lowell Crew for his positive influence and actions from the time he first set foot in Texas up until the beginning of 2021 when he retired from the Vice Chairman position in the Polk County Republican Party. We also extend our debt of gratitude to his lovely wife Sharen who was by his side every step of the way.   Continue reading

Shelly Sitton Takes Municipal Bench

The Polk County Republican Party is pleased to announce the appointment of one of our own, Shelly Bush Sitton, as Judge of the Municipal Court - Livingston, Texas. Shelly has been a long-time supporter of our Republican Party and Conservative values. She also has sat on the Republican Club Board of Directors.  Continue reading

Polk County Republican Primary 2020 Finals

We would like to thank all of our Republican candidates for their hard work and commitment to our principles and values.   To those who lost, we salute you and ask that you stay engaged! We thank you for caring enough about our County to offer up your time and skills to help ensure all prosper and thrive. Continue reading

Human Trafficking Prevention Month

  (Austin, TX) – January marks the beginning of Human Trafficking Prevention Month in Texas. Texans all across the state can take a stand against human trafficking by recommitting themselves to the fight to end human trafficking in the state. Continue reading

The Inconvenient Truth About the Republican Party

When you think of the Republican Party, what comes to mind? If you’re like many Americans, you may associate the GOP with racism, sexism, and general inequality. It’s a commonly pushed narrative by left-leaning media and academia, but as former Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science Carol Swain explains, the Republican Party was actually responsible for nearly every advancement for minorities and women in U.S. history—and remains the champion of equality to this day. Continue reading

Sen. Cruz Introduces Retirement Freedom Act


Cruz, O'Rourke agree to 3 debates

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Democratic opponent Beto O'Rourke have reached an agreement in their long-running negotiations over a debate schedule. Article by  PATRICK SVITEK Continue reading