RCAC Weekly Newsletter
Spirit of Lincoln Dinner

U.S. Senator Tom Cotton
Guest Speaker
Friday March 24, 2017

Pittsburgh Airport Marriott
777 Aten Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108

Cocktails and Social 5:30 pm
Private Reception 5:30 pm
Dinner 7:00 pm

$100 / person
$800 for a table of 10
$250 for Private Reception with Senator Cotton  
(includes open bar, photo, and dinner)

RSVP by March 17 to director@rcac.net or 412-458-0068
Invitations will be sent

Get Involved, Candidates Wanted
The Republican Committee of Allegheny County actively seeking candidates to run for the following offices.

County Council by District (Districts 4, 8, 9, and 12) 
City of Pittsburgh Mayor 
Member of Pittsburgh City Council (Districts 2, 4, 6 & 8) and 
Member of Pittsburgh School Director (Districts 1, 3, 5, 7, & 9)
Magisterial District Judge (in most areas) 
Local School Directors 
Municipal Offices 
Judge of Elections
Inspector of Elections

If you or anyone you know wants to run for public office, please contact RCAC at 412-458-0068  or info@rcac.net to learn more. 

Petitions for local offices and for the Statewide Judicial Candidates are available now at RCAC to be picked up and circulated between February 14th and March 7th.
Baker for County Council Re-Election Announcement Events and Petition Parties, February 15, 16, 18
Mt Lebanon Republican Committee & Council of Republican Women Municipal Meeting, February 21

Freedom Works Day of Action, March 15

FreedomWorks is holding a Day of Action on Wednesday, March 15th in Washington, DC featuring Andrew Wilkow, host of The Wilkow Majority radio show.

They're bringing together conservatives from across the country to pressure their Members of Congress, in person, to pass a bold conservative agenda that includes repealing and replacing ObamaCare, ending Common Core, and getting President Trump's Supreme Court nominee confirmed.

They'll be talking about the upcoming battles in Congress and how conservatives like you are the only people holding the Republicans accountable.

Republican Committee of Robinson Township Meet & Greet with Senator Scott Wagner, March 28

Local Government Academy Online Course, Contemplating Governing: Tackling Candidate Red Tape Now Online
Contemplating Governing's Session 1 is now available online to help ensure that local candidates have the resources they need to get on the primary ballot. The purpose of this session is to educate candidates on the important deadlines and filing requirements they will face in order to appear on the May 16th Pennsylvania primary ballot. Click  here  to register for the course.
2017 Pennsylvania Elections Important Dates to Remember
Elective Office Requirements
Republican Committee of Moon Township is Selling Elephant Pins
The Republican Committee of Moon Township is selling elephant pins for $10.00  each.  They will mail for an additional $2.00 per pin and  combined shipping for multiple orders to same address will be available.  Please contact Laura Schisler at lalajosan@gmail.com or 412-716-3978 for more information or to place an order.

Inform RCAC of Upcoming Events
RCAC would like to partner with the local committees, and candidate campaigns in ensuring a presence at these events.  We believe this is an excellent opportunity to recruit volunteers and committee members, distribute candidate information, and register individuals to vote. If you are aware of any upcoming events, please email the details to John Schnaedter at Director@rcac.net.
Republican Committee of Allegheny County Internship
Location: Green Tree, PA
Position: Part Time / Unpaid. Compensation is available for travel.  
The Republican Committee of Allegheny County is currently looking for motivated, politically interested individuals for internships. Initially, the position will require 15-20 hours a week. Certain weeks will require more time than others, depending on the political schedule. This is a great opportunity to build valuable campaign experience and establish long lasting relationships in the world of Pennsylvania politics. 

 Duties will include:
  • Coordinating events
  • Voter Contact / community outreach
  • Attending local events
  • Assisting office and campaigns
  • Research
  • Social media
  • General office tasks

Please email your resume to:

John Schnaedter

Executive Director


Words of Wisdom

"...small government gives you big freedoms - and Big Government leaves you with very little freedom. The opposite of Big Government is not small government, but Big Liberty."
-Mark Steyn from "After America"

Trivia Question

Who is the new chair of the Republican National Committee?

A. Reince Priebus
B. Ronna McDaniel
C. Michael Steele
D. Mike Duncan

RCAC Needs Your Support
RCAC is the voice of the Republican Party in Allegheny County providing guidance and support to candidates and volunteers. RCAC maintains an office space and staff year-round. Our goals include increasing the registration of Republican voters and assist in electing Republicans to office.
We are now able to accept online donations.  To donate please follow the link HERE that will direct you to our websites Donation Page, or make out a check to "RCAC" and send to Republican Committee of Allegheny County, 100 Fleet Street Suite 205, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.  We would encourage all Republicans to please consider assisting us with financial support.  
Where Do Your Dollars Go?
  • Cost and maintenance of the RCAC Headquarters office
  • Technology: Phones, Computers, Website, Facebook outreach
  • Education & Services to Voters and Candidates
  • Training for Candidates and volunteers
  • Providing Caucuses, Assemblies, and Meetings as mandated by State Law, and our RCAC By-laws
Trivia Answer
Answer:  B - Ronna McDaniel is the new RNC chair.  She is the second woman ever elected Chair of the RNC and has served as the Michigan state Republican Chair since 2015.  She is the niece of 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney.