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GOP Primary Results: Senator Scott Wins Handily Against Opponent

The Mesa County Republican Party warmly extends our congratulations to all the winners of the 2018 primary election. We appreciate the hard work of everyone involved in the primary races and hope we can all unite to flood Colorado with a Red Tsunami this November. Results below: Our D-7 State Senator, Ray Scott, won handily …

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Senator Ray Scott: 2018 Memorial Day Tribute

Take a Knee for he Cause of Freedom Thank you Senator Ray Scott for these beautiful remarks at the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery commemoration. “WE ARE HERE TODAY TO HONOR ALL THOSE THAT SERVED AND MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE, AND TO ALL THOSE STILL SERVING AS WE SHOULD EVERYDAY…NOT JUST TODAY… WE ALSO NEED TO HONOR …

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Mesa County Republicans choose candidates for GOP primary races

Candidates Chosen by the GOP Mesa County Assembly Mesa County Commissioner District 2 Scott McInnis: 100% Scott McInnis will run unopposed in the primary race. Mesa County Sheriff Matt Lewis: 64% Robert Dalley: 36% Both will move on to the primary race. Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Bobbie Gross: 55% Tina Peters: 45% Both will …

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Intense and informative, our Gubernatorial Forum was a resounding success

The comments from those who attended the January 11th Gubernatorial Forum at the DoubleTree Hotel have been extremely positive. Informative, and at times intense, the Forum give our top 7 Republican candidates for governor an opportunity to shine. Steve Barlock, Cynthia Coffman, Greg Lopez, Victor Mitchell, Doug Robinson, Walker Stapleton and Tom Tancredo answered tough …

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Back the Badge Wins!

Ballot initiative 1A, also known as Back the Badge, was passed by the citizens of Mesa County by a margin of 63 to 37 percent on election night, November 7. Designed to bring much-needed funding to the Sheriff’s and District Attorney’s offices, and to address rising rising crime rates, Back the Badge will add an …

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The Meaning of the Flag-draped Coffin and the 13 Folds

“The Meaning of the Flag Draped Coffin”   Meaning of Flag Draped Coffin To understand what the flag draped coffin really means … Here is how to understand the flag that laid upon it and is surrendered to so many widows and widowers. Do you know that at military funerals, the 21-gun salute stands for …

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July Farmers Market in Pictures

Members of the Mesa County GOP Board and volunteers had a great time meeting new people and talking to old friends as we manned our booth on Main Street.The Grand Junction Downtown Farmers Market is always festive, fun and full of good times. The helium balloons were a big hit, and on this sweltering July …

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Independence Day Parade in Pictures

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of …

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History of the Declaration of Independence

On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States. Each year on July 4th, also known as Independence Day, Americans celebrate this historic event. Conflict between the colonies and England was already a year old when the colonies convened a …

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Warm June Night: GOP Community BBQ

Our Mesa County Republican Party Community BBQ was a success, thanks to all who organized, contributed to and attended this great event. People of all ages join us for friendship, food and fun. We were blessed with lots of shade under the gazebo at Canyonview Park, but nature also gave us a break from the …

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