Colleen MacLeod Elected CD2 Alt. Chair

Union County Republicans PCP Colleen MacLeod of Summerville, a former Union County Commissioner, has been elected Alternate Chair of Congressional District 2 Republicans. See the following message below from CD2 Chair Suzan Ellis Jones. Congratulations Alt. Chair MacLeod, you will do Union County proud!

“I am pleased to announce that Colleen McLeod was elected as our new Alternate Chair for CD2.   Colleen was elected by a majority of counties and votes from the district.  Colleen is from the Summerville area of Union County.  She is a long time resident and Republican.  Colleen is a former County Commissioner for Union County and former field representative for Congressman Walden.  Please join me in welcoming Colleen to the ORP and CD2 family. ” – Chair Suzan Ellis Jones, CD2 GOP

2021 Election Victories in Oregon!

Republicans in Oregon should be excited for 2022 after seeing the results of the 2021 special district and school board elections!

Union County Republicans made hundreds of phone calls for candidates in our community and in Coos County during this election cycle.

UCRCC-endorsed Jason Beck won election to the Imbler School Board with 53% of the vote. Tim Phelps, our other endorsed candidate for Imbler School Board, came close but lost by only 17 votes thanks to help from our volunteers. Union County Republicans also endorsed a Yes vote on renewing the Noxious Weed Control levy.

In Coos County, two Republican candidates running in races where Union County Republicans made phone calls won election to local special districts.

Oregon Health Authority Director Pat Allen (D) lost his reelection to the Sherwood School Board to a candidate supported by Oregon Right to Life, Duncan Nyang’oro (R). Nyang’oro ran on a platform of reopening Sherwood School District this fall.

Union County Republicans will remain active fundraising and preparing to organize for conservative candidates in 2022. We encourage local conservatives to attend our monthly meetings at 7:00AM every second Thursday of the month at Urban Vine in Island City.

“2021 showed that when Republicans organize, Republicans win, at the local and state level,” said Union County Republicans Chair Alex McHaddad. “Our Party does best when we stand together under a big tent and fight for a better future in Oregon despite any differences we may have with each other. We will carry this fighting spirit into 2022 to restore prosperity in Oregon.”

Congratulations to the Republican candidates who won elections in Union County this year! (Note: candidates listed below are verified Republicans by the Republican National Committee. Other Republicans may have been elected, and we congratulate them, too!)

  • Cove School Board #3: John Frisch
  • Elgin School Board
    • #3: Chuck Anderson
    • #5 Lara Moore
  • Imbler School Board
    • #4: Pam Glenn
    • #5: Jason Beck
  • Cove Cemetery
    • #2: Andrea Asmussen
    • #3: Darcy Johnson Carreiro
  • Elgin Cemetery: Nancy Noell
  • La Grande Cemetery
    • Gary Bieberdorf
    • John Craig
  • North Powder Cemetery
    • John Frieboes
    • Erin Thompson
  • Summerville Cemetery: Carrie Bingaman
  • Elgin Health
    • #3: Elaine La Rochelle
    • #6: Darryl Hawes
  • South County Health District
    • #1: Mary Brookshire
    • #2: Fred Hawkins (also a Union County Republicans executive committee member)
    • #5: Debbie Clark
  • Elgin Rural Fire #4: Douglas Durfee
  • Imbler Rural Fire
    • #1: David Glover
    • #4: Randy Glenn
  • La Grande Rural Fire
    • #1: Nathan Weishaar
    • #2: Bretton Rudd
    • #4: Devin Cornford
  • North Powder Rural Fire #3: Lance Siddoway
  • Union Rural Fire
    • #3: Tim Sheehy
    • #4: Sam Baker
    • #5: David Gordon
  • Inter-Mountain Education Service District
    • Merle Comfort

Union County Republicans Endorsements 2021

Ballots for Special District and School Board elections will be mailed out on April 28, 2021. DON’T THROW AWAY YOUR BALLOTS!

“School and special district elections are far less glamorous than races for commissioner and Congress, but they are critical contests for the responsible management of local infrastructure,” says Union County Republicans Chair Alex McHaddad. “When you get your ballot in the mail, don’t throw it away. Take a good look at all of the candidates, and make sure you contact them to learn more about their platforms.

Union County Republicans recommends voting for conservative candidates, including the following verified Republicans:

  • Cove School Board #3: John Frisch
  • Elgin School Board
    • #3: Chuck Anderson
    • #5 Lara Moore
  • Imbler School Board
    • #3: Tim Phelps. Tim Phelps is endorsed by Union County Republicans.
    • #4: Pam Glenn
    • #5: Jason Beck and Lavar Bowles (Both Republicans, voters may only choose one for this seat). Jason Beck is endorsed by Union County Republicans.
  • Cove Cemetery
    • #2: Andrea Asmussen
    • #3: Darcy Johnson Carreiro
  • Elgin Cemetery: Nancy Noell
  • La Grande Cemetery
    • Gary Bieberdorf
    • John Craig
  • North Powder Cemetery
    • John Frieboes
    • Erin Thompson
  • Summerville Cemetery: Carrie Bingaman
  • Elgin Health
    • #3: Elaine La Rochelle
    • #6: Darryl Hawes
  • South County Health District
    • #1: Mary Brookshire
    • #2: Fred Hawkins
    • #5: Debbie Clark
  • Elgin Rural Fire #4: Douglas Durfee
  • Imbler Rural Fire
    • #1: David Glover
    • #4: Randy Glenn
  • La Grande Rural Fire
    • #1: Nathan Weishaar
    • #2: Bretton Rudd and Lou Gerber. Bretton Rudd is endorsed by Union County Republicans.
    • #4: Devin Cornford
  • North Powder Rural Fire #3: Lance Siddoway
  • Union Rural Fire
    • #3: Tim Sheehy
    • #4: Sam Baker
    • #5: David Gordon
  • Inter-Mountain Education Service District
    • Merle Comfort

Vote Tim Phelps for Imbler School Board #3

Union County Republicans endorses Tim Phelps for Imbler School Board Seat #3. Tim Phelps is a Republican running against two other candidates. He is also supporting and being supported by Jason Beck for Imbler School Board Seat #5.

“School board elections are just as critical to win as county commissioner seats and legislative races, and I am proud to see a quality candidate in Tim Phelps step up in his community,” said Alex McHaddad, Union County Republicans Chair. “Together with fellow candidate Jason Beck for Imbler School Board #5, Tim will make sure that Imbler and Summerville students get the quality education they deserve.”

Vote Jason Beck for Imbler School Board #5!

Union County Republicans endorses Jason Beck for Imbler School Board Seat #5. Read Jason’s platform!

“I am is a sixth generation rancher, a husband, and parent of two boys who are in  kindergarten and fourth grade. I am hoping to help get Imbler School District back on track. I believe that parents & guardians of the student body should have a voice concerning the operations of the school. Decisions that directly affect the families should never be made behind closed doors. I want open and transparent communication. I cherish the advantages that comes with living in a rural community and would like to see more decisions made at the local level. I hope to encourage leadership that has the ability to see through bureaucratic nonsense passed down by clueless officials who have no understanding of what life is like in rural Oregon.”

“School board elections are just as critical to win as county commissioner seats and legislative races, and I am proud to see a quality candidate in Jason Beck step up in his community,” said Alex McHaddad, Union County Republicans Chair. “Together with fellow candidate Tim Phelps for Imbler School Board #3, Jason will make sure that Imbler and Summerville students get the quality education they deserve.”

Liberty and Justice DENIED

Just another reminder that Republicans believe in a color blind merit based society where ethnicity doesn’t matter. Democrats don’t believe in that at all. This twitter post records the truth. Remember this come election day!