Are you registered to vote in the Republican Party?
Did you know you can register, reregister if you’ve moved, and even reregister yourself in order to get on the early ballot list? Go here:
Now that you are registered to vote in the Republican Party, become a Precinct Committeeman!
Would you like to help true conservatives get elected to office? Tired of seeing your elected “Representatives” ignore Republican principles and vote with the Democrats? Get involved in the Republican Party. Here’s how. Check your voter registration card. It will include your Precinct number, Legislative District (LD), and your Congressional District (CD). You will want to contact the Chairman of your Legislative District and attend a meeting. You will find your niche! Our party needs YOU! Begin here:
Republican Party of Arizona
Want to know the names and contact information of your Elected Officials?
Send a Letter to the Editor of your Local Newspaper
The requirements change, so it’s best to send an email to the Editors asking them for their guidelines for Letters, Opinion Pieces, etc. Here is the email address for the East Valley Tribune: firstname.lastname@example.org. Here is the email address for the Arizona Republic. email@example.com. These letters are very, very important, especially because both of these newspapers lean to the Left. There are conservative Republicans floundering in the wilderness who read these publications. It’s up to all of us to reassure them they are not alone.
Are you registered in the ALIS system?
Did you know that you can identify and monitor Arizona legislative bills as they make their way through the house and senate? And, you can interact online with legislators while they debate those bills? “Your messages to them affect their behavior! Go to the Arizona State Legislature Home Page. Look for ALIS. Click on Tracking, and Register. Then explore the site.
Are you signed up with Arizona Citizens Defense League?
The Arizona Citizens Defense League is an extremely good resource and fighter for our Second Amendment right to bear arms. You can sign up to be on their email list alerting you to important legislation. They make it very easy for you to contact legislators so you can urge them on your position. No equivocating!
Have you heard of FOIA?
It’s the Freedom of Information Act. The federal government, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and some territories have some form of freedom of information legislation that governs documents at the state and local (cities, counties, school districts) level. You have the right to view and/or obtain copies of those documents through a Public Records Request. You will be charged, but it is usually a nominal fee, depending on the number of pages.
How to obtain a Public Record from the Gilbert Town Clerk’s Office
Use the downloadable form. Call the Town Clerk’s office at 480-503-6871 and ask for the correct fax number/email address for submitting the completed form.
How to obtain a Public Record from Gilbert Public Schools District Office
Contact the Director of Community Relations, who is currently Dianne Bowers, at Dianne.Bowers@GilbertSchools.net.
Did you know that you have an Arizona Ombudsman Who is Glad to Help You?
The Arizona Ombudsman-Citizens’ Aide is an independent agency of the Arizona Legislature that was established to make government more responsive to Arizona citizens. It is the office that Arizona citizens can turn to when they feel they have been treated unfairly by a state administrator, agency, department, board or commission. The services of the Ombudsman are free and confidential.
Here’s Arizona Ombudsman’s email address: firstname.lastname@example.org