Our mission is to get people elected who will be steadfast in the execution of the core beliefs of the Republican Party: limited government, fiscal and personal responsibility, individual freedom, free enterprise and a strong national defense. If this is your objective too, then you’ve come to the right place to make the best use of your time and talent. Money is welcome too. (See Donate page.)
You can be effective immediately. Below are specific areas, each with a person for you to contact to learn more or offer your time and skills.
Work within your Neighborhood – Help your Precinct Committeepersons (PCs) share information about our candidates
Want to volunteer NOW? Check the Contact Us page for your PCs' contact information and that of the District Captain (DC) and Area Coordinator (AC). They are all volunteer members of the party who organize activity in your neighborhood and house district. Jeffco GOP Central Committe Structure
Your PCs organize events, neighborhood walk campaigns, phone calling, and other activitiess to familiarize their neighbors with GOP candidates and encourage informed decision-making. Contact your PCs and offer to help. They'll appreciate any time you have to give.
Be a GOP Poll Watcher.
Democrats and Republicans appoint poll watchers to observe the election day procedures. A watcher may stay at one polling place or visit several throughout the day. You can volunteer to serve just a few hours or all day. The next opportunity to be a poll watcher is November of the next even-numbered year. Training will be posted in September.
Work on a Key Project or in Day-to-day Work.
Are you a publicist? A writer? Political activist? Fund-raiser? Educator? Event planner? Website builder? Good on the phone? Do you prefer to help in the office?
Some activists want to work in a particular area such as candidate training or plan and execute a specific event. Others come in a few hours a week to assist callers and visitors and take care of some general office work. Contact us and let’s talk about what you‘d like to do.
Contact: Visit the Contact Us page for key people to contact.
Join the Jeffco GOP Activists Club.
Register on this site to become a Member. It is free. Membership is available to Jefferson County Republicans (i.e. people who choose Republican as their party affiliation in their Jeffco voter registration).
The benefits are:
- Upcoming activist planning sessions and events will be visible to you on the site's calendar.
- If you want, we'll send email notifications of such sessions and events.
- Easy ways to sign-up for activist events.
- You can add events to the Calendar -- any and all categories.
- Swift contact with your precinct's Central Committee Members. We give you their phone numbers, addresses and an on-line form to contact anyone directly.
- Reserve the Headquarters conference area for meetings (no charge). Details here.
To register, go to Join GOP Activists Club here or at the top of any page. Already logged-in? Then explore the site and we'll display Jeffco GOP Activist Club information to you automatically.
Sign up for Email Alerts.
We'll keep you apprised of key events and issues in which you are interested. Read more here (opens in new window).
Our work is 100% funded by local donations, and your support is much needed and wisely spent. Contributions primarily fund office operations, the Precinct Caucuses and communications, and the one part-time paid staff member, the Executive Director.
Donations are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes and are subject to federal contribution limits. Contributions from corporations and foreign nationals are prohibited.
To donate money now, please go to the Donate page.
Run for Office.
Let's not forget one of the most important ways to make a difference. Run for office. There is good information at the Colorado Secretary of State website, page Information for Candidates, including an updated pamplet How to Run for Office (pdf).
Attend Your GOP Precinct Caucus --- Volunteer to be a Precinct Committee Person or Assembly Delegate.
Republicans hold their Precinct Caucus meetings every two years in your neighborhood. This is where you and your neighbors choose the first level of leadership of the Party (Precinct Committee People), choose Delegates to attend Assemblies and select the Party’s candidates, and submit party platform suggestions.
The next Caucus will be in 2014. The 2012 Caucus was held Feb. 7. 2012. Read More
Be an Election Judge.
This is an all-day commitment on Election Day and you will attend an all-day training session. You get a small stipend. You serve with other Election Judges and your duties include signing in registered voters, explaining voting procedure and use of voting equipment, providing ballots and monitoring the conduct of the election.
Contact: Learn more on the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder website: (Note: 2012 Deadline to apply has passed) http://co.jefferson.co.us/elections/elections_T101_R28.htm