For those who haven’t been able to share their concerns at the Town Hall Meetings being held by Cobb County Commission Chair Mike Boyce about the proposed property tax increase, and for those who want to know more than has been disclosed about the causes of the budget shortfall, citizens Jan Barton and Debbie Fisher organized a Citizen Town Hall Meeting. They invited former Cobb County Commissioner Bill Byrne, former Cobb County Commission candidate Larry Savage, and Cobb County Republican Assembly Chairman Nathaniel Darnell to serve on their panel for the event and answer questions.
The Cobb GRA Endorsement Convention concluded Saturday, April 28th with four endorsements in local races. The organization would like to congratulate their local candidates who received the 2/3rd vote necessary from the attending members at the convention to win the endorsement: Rob Harrell, Travis Klavohn, Homer Crothers, and Keli Gambrill!
We encourage you to get to know these candidates!
With the fantastic coordinating skills of Cobb GRA member Debra Williams, the Cobb chapter of the GRA served as the host this year for the Georgia Republican Assembly’s annual fundraiser dinner. The event met and exceeded its fundraising goals and found a strong turnout in spite of the fact that the event happened to occur on one of the iciest snowy nights Georgia has experienced so far this winter.
At the Georgia Republican Assembly’s annual state convention, the Cobb County Republican Assembly was awarded the “Club of the Year” for their success in growing as a local chapter and having a positive influence in turning around the Republican Party leadership in the community.
Cobb GRA members worked tirelessly to help their General Counsel & Parliamentarian Jason Shepherd (and his new administration) to win election as the new Cobb County Republican Party Chair!
December through early February, the Cobb GRA held a series of trainings to equip new activists interested in participating in the Republican county Mass Precinct Meeting, county convention, district convention, and state convention.
Cobb GRA 1st Vice President Scott McDaniel and Chairman Nathaniel Darnell participated today in the newly elected Cobb County Commission Chairman Mike Boyce‘s swearing in ceremony. Immediately after forming as an official chapter of the Georgia Republican Assembly, the Cobb County Republican Assembly’s first act was to unanimously endorse Mike Boyce over incumbent Tim Lee in the Republican Primary run-off. The Cobb County Republican Assembly (“Cobb GRA”) wanted to send a clear message that they are against the tax increases that Tim Lee pushed through behind the backs of the citizens of Cobb County to advance the “crony capitalist” activity of subsidizing the billionaire owner of the Atlanta Braves with tax-dollars to the tune of $400 million. Our members went door-to-door, made phone calls, put out yard signs, and helped to get out the vote for Mike Boyce.
Chairman Mike Boyce had pledged not to commit the same blunders as his predecessor Tim Lee.
We congratulate Mr. Boyce and will look to see him improve the policy of the Cobb County Commission.