Coming Wednesday, March 7, 2018....


Frank Gaffney



Frank J. Gaffney, Jr. is Founder, President, and CEO of the Center for Security Policy, a not-for-profit, non-partisan educational corporation established in 1988. Under Mr. Gaffney’s leadership, the Center has been nationally and internationally recognized as a resource for timely, informed and penetrating analyses of foreign and defense policy matters.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

7:00 - 8:30 pm

The Ivy School

903 W. Parker Road in Plano

(NE corner of Parker and Alma)


Note:  When 1st Tuesdays are an election day--such as in March--our normal meeting date becomes the 1st Wednesday.  See you Wednesday, March 7!


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Sample Ballots

for March 2018

Collin County

all races

by precinct

Dallas County click here

Denton County click here

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Upcoming Events


Saturday, February 10, 2018.  Denton County Lincoln/Reagan Day Dinner at the Embassy Suites in Denton, Guest speaker is Sarah Palin.  Purchase tickets here!

Mon-Wed, February 12-14, 2018.  Republican Coalition of Collin County's Candidate Forum.  Start time is 6:45 pm at Collin College Higher Education Center, 3452 TX-399 Spur in McKinney (NE corner of 75 & 121).   Click here for more information.  Please bring a dessert, if you can.

Thursday, February 15, 2018.  Golden Corridor board meeting.

Saturday, February 17, 2018.  Dallas County Reagan Day Dinner at the Omni Dallas.  Guest speaker is Vice President Mike Pence.  Purchase tickets here!

Tues-Fri, February 20 - March 2, 2018.  Early voting.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018.  Primary Election Day.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018.  General meeting at the Ivy School, with guest speaker Frank Gaffney.

Thursday, March 8, 2018.  GCRW’s sponsored day of 40 Days for Life at Plano Planned Parenthood, 600 N. Central Expressway, 7 AM to 7 PM.  

Saturday, March 10, 2018.  Collin County Precinct Conventions at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church.

Thursday, March 15, 2018.  Golden Corridor board meeting.


 2018 Primary Candidate Filings


Collin County <here>

Denton County <here>

Dallas County <here

Voting Rules

Do I need a government-issued ID?

Voters who possess a government-issued ID, should bring it to the polling place. Those acceptable forms of identification are: a Texas driver license, a Texas Election Identification Certificate, a Texas personal identification card, a Texas handgun license a U.S. military ID card with the person’s photograph, a U.S. citizenship certificate with the person’s photograph or a U.S. passport. Voters who don’t have one of those seven types of IDs must sign a declaration indicating why they couldn’t acquire one, such as a lack of transportation, disability, illness, work schedule or theft. They can then show a voter registration certificate, birth certificate, current utility bill, bank statement, government check or any other government document that includes a voter’s name and address.

Can I bring my cell phone with me into the voting booth?

No. Voters are allowed to bring a printed voter’s guide or notes they’ve taken on paper but they are not permitted to bring their cell phones within 100 feet of a polling place. (Signs typically instruct voters to simply turn off their phones while in a polling place.

Can I wear clothing that features campaign slogans?

No. This includes buttons, hats, bags or other items that endorse or promote a particular candidate or cause. Even politically charged Halloween costumes will not be permitted, Pierce said. “You might be asked to change or come back at a later time.”

Can I bring my gun (with the appropriate license)?

No. Even if a polling place is inside of a building where concealed carry normally would be permitted, guns are not allowed within 100 feet of a polling location.

Can I vote outside of the county where I live?

Maybe. You may vote a “limited ballot” if you were registered in Texas but moved to a different county and your registration will not be effective by Election Day. Limited ballots only feature races that would have appeared on ballots in both counties, for example statewide races and the presidential race.

Is anyone allowed to enter the voting booth with me?

Yes. Voters may bring someone to assist them or ask election workers for help, but the person offering assistance must take an oath promising not to attempt to influence your vote and to accurately mark your choices on the ballot. If a voter cannot speak English, they can request assistance to help communicate with election officials or bring someone to assist them.

Can I take a picture inside a polling place?


Courtesy of the Austin-American Statesman, Oct. 25, 2016

Lost and Found


July 2017 Social at Texadelphia:  women's reading glasses

February 2018 Meeting at Ivy School:  scarf, umbrella


Please contact to claim.



We are very thankful for all of our 2017-2018 Patrons!

The GCRW Patrons are an important funding component for our club.  Their patronage allows us to be able to provide support to candidates that we feel represent us, our goals, and values for maintaining a strong local, state and national government.  We would like to thank each and every one of our patrons for their dedication and support of our club endeavors and invite our members to visit our 2017-2018 Patrons to obtain additional information about them and the services they provide to our communities.


Directory Photos

As part of our monthly meetings, our fabulous photographer, Zodie Christakos, will continue taking pictures of our members.  If you haven't yet had a directory picture taken, or you haven't uploaded your own photo to your GCRW account, please see Zodie before or after our meetings.  She'll be the one with the camera. 


We believe in:

Personal responsibility, a hand up not a hand out.

Limited government.

Honoring and supporting our military and law enforcement.

The US Constitution.

Judeo-Christian values, faith and family.

American exceptionalism.

Opportunity for all!

Mailing Address:  6505 West Park Blvd., Suite 306, #269     Plano, Texas 75093

Phone:    214-402-4630


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