The newly formed Red River Republican Committee is working to get involved in the next election on November 8th. They held a second organizational meeting on Friday evening and another meeting is planned for October 20th. One goal is to have poll watchers in place for the November 8th election.
On Friday the committee elected officers and board members were also approved. There are several vacancies on the board, including a representative from districts 4 and 6. The GOP committee will use the district lines of the parish Police Jury.
Here are the board members approved:
Chairman – Penny Dupree-Hays
Vice Chairman – Josh Davis
Secretary – Mary Cason
Treasurer – Barbara Thomas
Parliamentarian – Buster Bailey
Board members elected:
District 1 – William “Buster” Bailey
District 2 – Brandon Baxley
District 3 – Barbara Thomas
District 4 – Vacant
District 5 – David Hanna
District 6 – Vacant
At Large Kala Sims, Josh Davis and Madelyne Dupree
Committee members are to study by-laws and come up with a list of poll-watchers to submit for the November election before the next committee meeting on Thursday night.