Republicans Organizing in Red River Parish

A group of local Republicans are meeting tonight at the Red River Parish Library.  According to Penny Hayes, this will be their second meeting and they plan to elect officers tonight.  They will meet at the Library at 6:00 pm.

Hayes said they are setting up the Red River Parish Republican Executive Committee.  Its purpose, she said, “to promote good government and the best interests of the people of Red River Parish and the Republican Party.”

At the earlier meeting, Hayes said they selected a representative from each Police Jury district in the parish plus there will be five at large seats.  “A person has to have been registered Republican for six months and a resident of their district for at least six months to be elected to a seas on the committee,” said Hayes.

The newly formed parish committee has some vacancies.  Hayes said they will

Hayes told the Journal, “I have been a District 31-B representative on the state central committee.  I wanted to get the parish committee formed.”  And Hayes added, “We are starting out small with room to grown

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