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Defending Freedom Spring 2023


Montgomery County Republican Convention

MARCH 25, 2023

We're standing up to the Far Left WOKE culture - with Montgomery County the epicenter!

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Please put this on your calendar -- to join fellow Republicans at the county party's annual convention on Saturday, March 25 at the Rockville Hilton.

The convention will be from 8:30 am to 3 pm with a VIP lunch at 12:15 pm. Our VIP Luncheon speaker is Congressman Bill Posey of Florida who was instrumental in reforming Florida's election laws that made the recent Red Wave there possible.

Admission is $25 for both the morning and afternoon sessions and $100 for the VIP lunch, a major fundraising effort for the party. Admission for sessions and lunch together is $125. We strongly advise everyone to sign up for both in advance at

What to expect at the morning session: After you arrive and check in, make your way to the hall and look for the sign for your Legislative District. That is where you should sit. Your convention badge should show the number of your LD.  

Larry O'Connor

Our speakers will focus on "Defending Freedom" nationally and locally with Master of Ceremonies Larry O'Connor of WMAL invited; Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch; Yukong "Mike" Zhao of Asian American Coalition for Education; Maryland Republican Party Vice Chairwoman Nicole Bennet, and a special panel.

Our Defending Freedom panel of local leaders will speak about how they personally countered a county issue and the lessons they learned. They have valuable information about how to counter the woke policies of Elrich, MCPS and the county council. Panelists will include:

  • Stephen Austin of MoCo Neighbors for Local Schools (opposes MCPS school boundaries study and bussing students across county)
  • Kimblyn Persaud of EPIC of MOCO (chaired 9D; opposes Thrive 2050)
  • Jennifer Reesman, child psychologist and Margery Smelkinson, infectious disease scientist of Revive MoCo (opposed county's Covid lockdowns)
  • Dee Reuben of UARE (supports Parental rights; opposes CRT in MCPS)
  • Edward Bartlett, President of SAVE Title IX

After lunch with Congressman Posey presentations by:

  • Sheriff Chuck Jenkins of Frederick County
  • Harold Maldonado, former Republican candidate for the Montgomery County Council

Following that educational sessions and workshops on:

  • Voter Registration
  • Legal Ballot Harvesting
  • Precinct Building

Anti-Asian racism MUST NOT STAND! Yukong Mike Zhao - President, Asian American Coalition for Education & author of Critical Race Theory and WOKE Culture speaks out! Watch Mike Zhao HERE>


Republican US Congressman Bill Posey Tells the Truth!  Americans are fed up across the board.  More are moving to his state of Florida because Florida is choosing to NOT follow California's Woke policies.  Can it happen here in MoCo, in Maryland? Watch the Congressman HERE>

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Hear from an exceptional group of county residents who stepped up and organized to counter county elites enacting extreme policies in Montgomery County. They will speak about the lessons they learned and how you can help with:

  • Discrimination against Asian American students
  • Parents' Rights
  • The school boundary study and bussing
  • Being a candidate for School Board
  • Recovery from the COVID school and business lockdowns
  • Countering hypocrisy and implementation of the Thrive 2050 master plan
  • Saving Women's sports and Title IX

Hear Larry O'Connor discuss their stories with them

Dr. Jennifer Reesman spoke out on FOX News about the reluctance of Maryland and Montgomery County to reopen and staff our public schools to protect and educate our children. Watch Dr. Jennifer Reesman HERE>

Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch tells us how he and his group fought for freedom and to expose a Left-wing culture of victimhood and deceit.

Nicole Bennett, Vice Chair of the Maryland Republican Party

A special lunch with the RED WAVE Congressman from the Florida Space Coast Bill Posey

  • They cleaned up the voter roles
  • Made sure everyone could vote
  • Set the stage for Floridians to take back their government on the County, State and Federal level


Sheriff Chuck Jenkins of Frederick County

Top Republican vote getter in MoCo for 2020 Harold Maldonado

Local Montgomery County sessions on

  • Legal ballot harvesting
  • Precinct building
  • Voter Registration

Sign up here to join hundreds of Republicans, Independents and even Democrats who want to improve Montgomery County Maryland.

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  • Darby & Monte Gingery
  • Patrick & Marguerite Sung


  • Paul Foldi
  • Ingrid Fraley
  • Jeff Hooke
  • Lori Jaffe
  • Dennis Melby
  • Brigitta Mullican
  • Joan Pleiman
  • Reardon Sullivan

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Join Us, Stand with your neighbors at our Spring Convention.

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Romper Room and Ranked Choice Voting

Romper Room and a Primer on Ranked Choice Voting (“RCV”)

By Stacey Sauter

(This is the first article in a periodic series to be explored on this topic)     

Does anyone out there remember the nationally-syndicated TV show Romper Room? I certainly do. And if I could momentarily borrow Miss Nancy’s “Magic Mirror” and ask which one of you “Do Bees” fully understands “ranked choice voting,” I imagine the hands I’d immediately see popping up are among voters in the People’s Republic of Takoma Park – presently the only jurisdiction in Maryland to use it. Is it any surprise that Takoma Park’s favorite son, socialist County Executive Marc Elrich and his merry band of Democrat Do Bees, are pushing our state legislature to adopt RCV, or alternatively an “approval method” of voting throughout Montgomery County? 

Working for a Congressman

I cannot explain the amazing privilege I feel every day working in Congress. Not only do I have a job where I can provide for myself, but one with perks completely like no other. I have a 24/7 badge that allows me to admire the beauty and craftsmanship of our Capitol and I give tours to my boss’s constituents so they too can marvel at the history and architecture.


Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 07:00 PM
MCGOP HQ in Rockville, MD

Full Committee Meeting

Please note time change - 7:00pm 

All Central Committee members are expected to attend in-person at MCGOP HQ

or submit a proxy to the Proxy Coordinator by 6pm Saturday March 18th.


Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 05:30 PM

CCWRC - March 2023

Chevy Chase Women's Republican Club

LETS TALK POLITICS                            

       Join us for a social and informative cutting edge discussion by our speaker, Judge Michael O. Glynn III. Michael was recently confirmed District Court Judge in Montgomery County.
                              Wednesday, March 22, 5:30 PM
                              12500 Park Potomac Avenue
                              Park Potomac Development                            
       Parking is available in the Harris Teeter parking lot across the Street. 
Call Nancy Griffin to confirm at 301-762-2852  or [email protected]
Saturday, March 25, 2023 at 08:30 AM · $25.00 USD
Rockville Hilton in Rockville, MD

MCGOP Convention 2023

You are Invited !

Montgomery County Republican Party 2023 Convention

Saturday, March 25th, 2023, Maryland Day

8:30am - 3:00pm

Rockville Hilton
1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Morning Session:

8:30 am - Registration Opens - General Session Ticket $25

To Purchase ONLY General Session Tickets enter desired ticket number in sidebar to right or at the bottom of the page if using your cell phone!

[Details Below - Click Here for VIP RED WAVE Lunch Tickets or Click Here for Sponsorship Opportunities]

A General Session Ticket includes both the morning and afternoon sessions, including the Keynote Speaker -- lunch is on your own. Tickets must be purchased in advance, no cash or checks at the door. Parking is $5 at the hotel or free parking is available across the street at the TwinBrook Metro Station.

9:30 am - Convention Opens (all attendees must be ticketed)

MC:  Larry O'Connor - WMAL Radio - O'Connor and Company

Larry O'Connor brings his theatre experience and talents to his many broadcast venues, and now to our Montgomery County Republican Party convention stage!

Morning Session Speakers include:

Montgomery County Republican Party Chair - Del Lamiman

Maryland State Republican Party Chair - Nicole Beus Harris 

Montgomery County Republican Organization Committee Chair - Dan Cuda


Keynote Speakers:

Yukong Mike Zhao - President, Asian American Coalition for Education

The AACE is involved with landmark lawsuits against Anti-Asian Racism at Harvard and University of North Carolina

Tom Fitton - President, Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch leads the nation’s nonprofit organizations in Freedom of Information Act lawsuits — FOIAs.

Judicial Watch was the first to tell us about Hillary's email server, and has lead efforts in Maryland to file suits regarding redistricting and on behalf of challenging other election integrity concerns.

What does Tom Fitton see on our horizon now?

Red Wave Lunch:
12:00 pm - To Purchase VIP Red Wave Lunch Tickets -- With or Without a General Admission Ticket - Click Here

Lunch and General Session ticket - $125,

Lunch only ticket/no General Admission- $100

US Congressman Bill Posey, 

Republican, 8th District, Florida's "Space Coast"

Can America now follow Florida, instead of California?

Congressman Bill Posey knows Florida!

What about Maryland?

 Caesar Salad
Free Range Chicken (chasseur sauce, asparagus, sweet peppers, carrots, garlic)
Fruit tart with fresh cream  

1:30 - 3:00 pm Afternoon Breakout Sessions 

(included in the $25 general session ticket price)

1.) Organizing Montgomery County for Republican Victories
2.) Legal Vote Harvesting -- Dems are doing it, we need to become experts as well
3.) Voter Registration -- including certification as a Registrar


For Sponsorship Opportunities - Click Here

  • Patriot Sponsor - $200   General Session, Lunch and listed as Sponsor
  • Defending Freedom Sponsor - $1000     2 General Session Tickets, 2 Lunch Tickets,  and Major Sponsorship notice
  • RED WAVE Sponsor - $2000    4 General Session Tickets, 4 Lunch Tickets,  and Special Thanks from the Chairman at the event
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