Monday, March 25, 2013
New local GOP chairman talks with Patch about his role in the Republican Party of Waukesha County, the future of the Republican Party and his job as a municipal attorney.
The new leader of the Republican Party of Waukesha County is looking to move the local political party forward — building on the successes from his predecessor Don Taylor. John Macy, a long-time political leader and municipal attorney based in Waukesha, recently was unanimously voted in as chairman of the Republican Party of Waukesha County. He follows Taylor, who led the Republican Party of Waukesha County for 30 years. Macy served on the Executive Committee for 22 years with 12 of those as first vice chair. “He is a tough act to follow,” Macy said. The Republican Party of Waukesha County has seen success as it has increased the number of Republican voters in the area — as well as the number of Republican candidates voted into office…
Monday, March 4, 2013
Don Taylor, 80, has retired after 30 years of service to the Republican Party of Waukesha County.
After 30 years Don Taylor has stepped down as the Chairman of the Republican Party of Waukesha County. The gavel was handed off to long-time vice chairman John Macy earlier in February. Taylor, 80, ran the Waukesha State Bank, founded by his father in 1944, for 25 years until his son became president in 2004, reported the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He told the Journal Sentinel that he followed the principles of "less government, lower taxes and more liberty." His replacemnt Macy is a municipal attorney and chairman of the Waukesha County Community Foundation, reported the Waukesha Freeman. He has served on the party’s executive committee for 22 years with 12 of those as first vice chair.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Republican Party of Waukesha County is hosting three showings of the film documentary that follows the story of the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight.
The Republican Party of Waukesha County on behalf of Stars and Stripes Honor Flight is hosting two special viewings of the movie "Honor Flight", One Last Mission. The documentary film that follows the story of the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight will be showing on March 22 and March 23. Doors open at 6:30pm and showing starts at 7pm. at 1701 Pearl St. in Waukesha. This is the movie that set the record in Miller Park for the Guiness World Record for Largest Film Screening Ever. Entry will be $20 cost with 100% of the proceeds donated to the Honor Flight Program. Popcorn and Soda will be provided.For more information and to reserve seating call 262-542-8532 or visit: www.waukeshagop.org Friday March 22, 2013 - 7 PM, $20.00 per person The …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
An estimated 800 people were at the Republican Party of Waukesha County's rally with the Florida senator.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio had a message for the Green Bay Packers who play the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Please, please don’t run up the score if the Packers get ahead in the game, he said. “We are both swing states,” Rubio said. “Take it easy.” An estimated 800 people were at the Republican Party of Waukesha County’s headquarters Thursday morning during a rally for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s political campaign. The Wisconsin Republicans were cheering especially loud whenever Ryan’s name or the Green Bay Packers was mentioned. Rubio looked at the packed room on the east side of Waukesha and encouraged the Republicans to keep up their momentum in the last week and a half before the Nov. 6 election between President Barack Obama and …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
If Mitt Romney stays within 3 percentage points of President Barack Obama in the polls, the GOP candidate will take Wisconsin, Republican National Committee chairman tells volunteers in Waukesha.
If the polls show Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney within 3 percentage points of Barack Obama in Wisconsin, he will win the state, Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, told volunteers in Waukesha Saturday. “If it is within a field goal, we are going to win this race,” he said during a stop at the GOP campaign office. So, Priebus was quick to smile when he learned Saturday evening that a new Public Policy Polling poll showed Romney within 2 percentage points of Obama in Wisconsin. Two weeks ago, the same poll had Obama 7 points ahead. “Don’t forget, that is even a Democratic poll, too,” Priebus said in an interview with Patch. “So, the Democrats say we are only down by two, I think we are doing pretty …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Ron Johnson and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus lead rally for Mitt Romney at GOP headquarters.
More than 200 people came out to see Republican National Chairman Reince Priebus, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Ron Johnson Sunday at a Waukesha rally that marked 100 days until the Nov. 6 presidential election. The event was held outdoors at the Republican Party of Waukesha County Campaign Victory Office at 1701 Pearl St. The three traveled around the state on the Mitt Romney "Believe in America" bus while the Republican presidential candidate was in Israel solidifying relations with our biggest ally in the middle-east. The enthusiasm and energy of the crowd was dynamic as each spoke of how America has gotten past "Hope and Change" of the 2008 election, to restoring American prosperity by electing Romney as president. Editor's note: Keith…
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Four Republicans call for government reforms and reduced spending in Washington during Wednesday's debate. Former Gov. Tommy Thompson declined his invitation.
With calls for reform and reduced government spending, four Republican candidates for a U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Herb Kohl tried to pitch their conservative viewpoints to voters during a candidates forum Wednesday at the Waukesha County Expo Center. State Rep. Jeff Fitzgerald, financial investor Eric Hovde, former Congressman Mark Neumann and physical therapist Kip Smith appeared during the debate, which was sponsored by The Wisconsin Reporter and the Republican Party of Waukesha County. Former Gov. Tommy Thompson was unable to attend due to a prior commitment at a fundraiser in Washington, D.C. Each candidate in his opening statement spoke about increased government spending and concern for the future of America as reasons …