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US Senate Candidate Forum

The Forsyth County Republican Party will be hosting a forum for the candidates for the US Senate. Invitations have been sent to all candidates and four of five have confirmed their attendance.

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Forsyth Tech West Campus Auditorium, 1300 Bolton St, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

US Senate Candidates:

Confirmed: (in alphabetical order)
Ted Alexander
Greg Brannon
Bill Flynn
Heather Grant
Mark Harris

Not attending:
Thom Tillis

NC Senate District 31

With the recent resignation of Senator Pete Brunstetter from the NC Senate, the Executive Committee members in Forsyth County and Yadkin County who live in NC Senate District 31 will have the opportunity to recommend an appointment to fill the remainder of the term. The meeting will be:

Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Forsyth Tech West Campus Auditorium
1300 Bolton St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Current Candidates:
Joyce Krawiec – Vice-Chairman of the NCGOP, former NC House Representative
Jeff Zenger- Lewisville City Councilman
Darrell McCormick – former NC House Representative
Tom Keith – former Forsyth County District Attorney
Mitch Farris

A questionaire was sent to each of the above candidates. The candidate responses were consolidated by question and can be viewed by selecting the “NC Senate District 31″ tab on the menu at the top or by selecting this link:

NC Senate District 31 information and candidate questionnaire

Please reach out to the individual candidates if you have questions.

The (Un)Affordable Care Act



Join us Saturday, October 19th, for Super Saturday! The North Carolina Republican Team needs your help to identify supporters to turnout on election day and now is not the time to sit out!

October 19th is an opportunity to join efforts by knocking on doors for the Republican Ticket in Forsyth County.

Don’t miss out on Saturday, October 19th, for your opportunity to become part of the North Carolina Victory Team.

Below is a link to our Super Saturday sign-up form. Once you have provided all the required information and clicked “submit,” someone will be in touch with you to confirm.

Join us on October 19th and help us work towards victory in November!

Taylor McLamb

Regional Field Director

North Carolina Republican Party

P.S. We can’t do this without you! Please click this link to sign up to volunteer for Super Saturday! Each supporter we identify is one more voter we can turn out in November.

2013 Forsyth County Elections

Winston-Salem City Council

North Ward: Patricia Kleinmaier
NorthWest Ward: Lida Hayes Calvert
West Ward: Robert Clark
South Ward: Nathan Jones
SouthEast Ward: Mike Hunger
NorthEast Ward: Mike Owens


Mayor: Nick Nelson

Village Council: Mike Rogers
Village Council: Bill Lawry
Village Council: Mary Cameron
Village Council: Jack Ingle


Mayor: Dawn Morgan
Mayor: Carl Cox

Alderman: Keith Hooker
Alderman: Irving Neal
Alderman: Joe Pinnix
Alderman: Tracey Shifflette
Alderman: Nathan Tabor


Mayor: Dan Pugh

Councilman: Jeff Zenger
Councilman: Fred Franklin
Councilman: Sandra Mock


Mayor: Robin Beck

Councilman: Steve Wood
Councilman: Lori Shore-Smith
Councilman: Leroy Ault

Rural Hall

Councilman: Herman Denny
Councilman: Ricky Plunkett


Commissioner: Paul McElroy


Councilman: Charles Allen
Councilman: Wesley Carter

Dinner with US Rep Darrell Issa

The Forsyth County Republican Party is thrilled to announce that US Representative Darrell Issa will be joining us for a fundraising dinner on Friday, October 4. This will be a great opportunity to hear directly about the Benghazi scandal, the IRS scandal, Syria, the Middle East and Obamacare without the media filter.

When: Friday, October 4, 2013
5:30 – 6:00 – Private Reception for Sponsors
6:00 – 7:30 – Dinner

Where: Embassy Suites Winston-Salem , 460 N Cherry St, Winston-Salem, NC

Individual – $50.00
Sponsorship Opportunities (reserved seating and private reception):
Bronze (2 tickets) – $250.00
Silver (4 tickets) – $500.00
Gold (8 tickets) – $1,000.00

Reservation Deadline: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Noon
Further Information:
FCGOP HQ: (336) 724-6000.

All proceeds will benefit the Forsyth County Republican Party.

September FCRW Meeting

The Forsyth County Republican Women
invite you to our September meeting

September 26, 2013 at 6:30 pm
Forsyth Tech’s West Campus
1300 Bolton Street – Main Auditorium
TOPIC:  The new COMMON CORE national standards

Our guest speaker: Fern Shubert & Whitney Neal*

Fern Shubert was elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 1994, 1996 and 2000. She was elected to the NC Senate in 2002 and chosen as Senate Minority Whip. She has served as Co-Chair of the Education Issues Study Committee and the Education Committee of the NC House of Representatives. Currently she is the Director of the NC Division of the National Right to Read Foundation and a CPA.
Whitney Neal (*via skype) holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration w/ an emphasis in Education Policy.

For more information about the meeting, contact Sue Wingate via e-mail at


Constitution Day – Tuesday, September 17

Join the Forsyth County Republican Party
in honoring Constitution Day with

A Constitutional Conversation:
The Declaration of Independence
presented by Scott Cumbie
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 6:00 PM
Forsyth Tech West Campus, 1300 Bolton Street

The foundation for our US Constitution is the Declaration of Independence.  The Declaration not only defines to philosophy that is the core of our uniquely American government, but it defines the problems that the American colonies experienced under British rule.  The US Constitution corrects each of the problems identified in the Declaration.  To fully understand the US Constitution, you must understand the foundation, the Declaration of Independence.

Upcoming Guest Speaker – August

When: August 20, 2013 at 6:30 PM
Where: Forsyth Tech West Campus, 1300 Bolton St., Winston-Salem, NC 27130
Who: Lindalyn Kakadelis, NC Education Alliance
What: Common Core and Public Education
Under the guise of common education standards, the left is pushing the implementation of Common Core around the country.  Lindalyn Kakdelis will be educating us on Common Core, telling us the status and affect on NC Public Education and what we must do to stop the implementation.

NC Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has a short YouTube video where he expresses his initial concerns with Common Core:

Upcoming Guest Speaker- July

When: Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 6:30 PM
Where: Forsyth Tech West Campus, 1300 Bolton St, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Who: Vallee Bubak and NC Rep Robert Brawley
What: Public/Private Partnerships and Toll Roads
There is an effort under way to create toll lanes on I-77.  If successful, NC would sign a 50 year contract (yes, that’s fifty year contract) with a private company to own and manage these toll lanes.  If I-77 is tolled, other roads, including I-40, could soon be on a list to be tolled.

The decision to toll I-77 will affect all of NC.  A 50-year Public/Private Partnership should be a serious concern for all taxpayers.  This will create a financial obligation to your grandchildren, great-grandchildren and their children.