U.S. The windows of a Republican Party headquarters in Daytona Beach, Florida, were discovered shot out on Monday morning, authorities said. Police told The Daytona-Beach News Journal that the windows of the establishment were shot out and there were four bullet holes found inside the offices. South Daytona Police Department Captain Mark Chetham told the Orlando Sentinel that no one was injured from the shooting, but the bullets damaged the offices’ front window and some of the drywall inside. Cheatham told the Orlando Sentinel a volunteer reported the incident on Monday at the office located at 2841 South Nova Road in Daytona Beach, Florida. The shooting could have happened between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Tony Ledbetter, the chairman of Volusia County’s Republican Party, told The Daytona-Beach New Journal that no other businesses of the strip mall where the headquarters is located was vandalized during the attack. The strip … [Read more...] about Shots Fired Into Florida Republican Party Headquarters, Authorities Said
click to enlarge Photo via Meehle & Jay P.A. A local photographer is suing the Republican Party of Florida for using her photo without her permission in attack ad mailers against Anna Eskamani, a Democrat running for Central Florida's House District 47 in Orlando. Photographer Emily Wray alleges that a photo she took of Eskamani in her class at University of Central Florida on April 15, 2018, was used in a Sept. 25 attack ad mailer sent to an estimated 80,000 recipients. Wray has obtained an attorney, Davey T. Jay, a shareholder at Meehle & Jay P.A. in Orlando, who sent a letter on Oct. 11, to Blaise Ingoglia, chair of the Republican Party of Florida, arguing that the use of Wray’s image without permission has caused significant damage to her career. Wray also says the attack mailer suggests she endorses Eskamani's opponent, Stockton Reeves. "Our client is an educator and entrepreneur who assists Central Florida area businesses with their brand … [Read more...] about The Republican Party of Florida is being sued for ripping off a photo used in an Anna Eskamani attack ad
The Ohio Republican Party slate cardSubmitted CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Ohio Republican Party's slate card -- a printed list of Republicans appearing on the statewide ballot in November -- instructs recipients to make sure they return their absentee ballot "today" "or bring it to the polls" on Election Day. There's one problem -- voters aren't actually allowed to turn in their absentee ballots at polling places in Ohio. If a voter were to show up at their polling place on Election Day with a completed absentee ballot, they would have two options. One they could travel to their county board of elections headquarters and turn it in there. Or, they could stay at their polling place and cast a provisional ballot, which wouldn't be counted until three weeks after the Nov. 6 election. Here's everything you need to know about early voting in Ohio Pat McDonald, a Republican who is the director of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, said he's concerned the slate card will … [Read more...] about Ohio Republican Party slate card contains erroneous voting information
“We hire from within their communities for grassroots & other positions.” Ronna Romney McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee (RNC,) wrote in NBC News recently how and why the Republican Party is reaching out to the Latino Community ahead of the mid-term elections. Republicans and Latinos have a long list of shared values, she explains. While Hispanics nationally are known to register as Democrats, McDaniel and the Republican Party are not giving up on their efforts to reach the Hispanic Community. She knows the GOP has to earn the Latino Vote. Five years ago, the RNC resolved to do things differently. McDaniel has engaged with Hispanics & Latinos through what she calls “Living Room Conversations” — like the one she held in Miami earlier this year. Hosting living room chats is just one way Republican leaders have engaged in a more personal, long term relationship with the Hispanic community. Said McDaniel: Our objective … [Read more...] about ‘We’re Not Writing Off Latinos’, Says Republican Party Chairwoman
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Matt Stout and Victoria McGrane Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff October 19, 2018 In early 2016, Governor Charlie Baker set out to reshape the bedrock of the Massachusetts Republican Party. Through endorsements and donations, he pushed a slate of like-minded moderate Republicans onto the party’s state committee before successfully backing a new national committeewoman over a more conservative incumbent.But Baker’s efforts to mold the party in his image didn’t account for this: Sharing this year’sGOP slate with a pro-Trump Republican who opposes abortion rights and whose US Senate candidacy has suddenly become Democrats’ most effective cudgel against the governor.The fractures were laid bare Wednesday night, when in a live television debate against Democratic challenger Jay Gonzalez, Baker stumbled over repeated questions about … [Read more...] about Charlie Baker tried to reshape the state Republican party. Then Donald Trump happened.