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How to Become a Precinct Committeeperson

A precinct committeeman is the grassroots of the Republican Party.  It is also a good place to start for people interested in running for political office.


What is a Precinct Committeeman?

A city, town, or county is divided into precincts, each consisting of a voting place. When a person casts their vote in person, they go to their local precinct to cast their vote.

Responsibilities of a Precinct Committeeman

  • Get Out The Vote (GOTV)

  • Distribute Campaign Literature

  • Attend Unit Meetings

  • Assist in Voter Registration

  • Help Elect Republican Candidates

  • Provide Voter Education

  • Vote for Precinct Committee Chairman

  • Other

How to Become a Precinct Committeeman

Meet the Legal Requirements

  • Must be a United States citizen.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must be a registered voter of the precinct.

Get on the Ballot-by the dead line date of the primary

1.  Form of Petition. Fill out the Precinct Committeeman Primary Petition 

2.  Circulate Petitions.

Term is for 2 years


HELPFUL TIP: Be the first to sign your Petition! You can both sign (as a registered voter) and circulate your own Precinct Committeeman Primary Petition.

3.  Meet the Signature Requirements. Petitions must contain the valid signatures of a minimum of 10primary electors (registered voters) of the Republican Party in the precinct in which you are running.

HELPFUL TIP: We recommend getting at least twice the minimum number of signatures required.

4. File Nominating Papers. 

Precinct Committeeman Primary Petitions (Must be numbered, bound, and notarized)

5.  Along withStatement of Candidacy Form, Loyalty Oath Form

If you are interested in becoming a Precinct Committeeperson please fill out the form and we will respond.

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