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Delegate Disenfranchisement Puts Sixth District Convention Under Appeal

The 6th Congressional District Republican Convention that is scheduled for Saturday is officially under appeal.

On Friday, Dan Cullers, chairman of the Rockingham County Republican Committee, filed the appeal to the 6th District Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia, the General Counsel of RPV, and the State Central Committee of RPV.

Included were 32 signatures of 6th District Republican Party members/convention delegates.

The appeal alleges several main points:

1. Campaigns suppressing participation with false information.
2. Attempted suppression of Rockbridge delegation.
3. Conflicts of interest.
4. Confusing appeals process.
5. Burdensome appeals requirements.
6. Illegal dissolution and reconstitution of Augusta unit.
7. Other issues not yet reported.

The purpose of the appeal is to allow full participation in the convention by disenfranchised delegates who meet the qualifications of Article I of the Party Plan. It also asks that the appeal be acted on before Saturday’s convention in support of a fair and compliant process.

Background on the 6th District Convention controversy….

Concerns for the 6th District [1]
How to Turn Virginia’s 6th Congressional District Into a Farce [2]
RPV Bombarded With Complaints from 6th District Convention Delegates [3]
Rhetoric Heats Up in 6th District [4]
RPV Chairman Whitbeck Reverses Unprecedented 6th District Convention Rules [5]
Does Metadata Prove Dunbar’s Campaign Lied About Delegate Lists? [6]
Scott Sayre May Face More FEC Trouble in VA-06 [7]
Records Show House Candidate Cynthia Dunbar on Payroll of Party Chairman’s Company [8]
Financial Ties With Dunbar Prompt Call for Chairman Sayre’s Resignation [9]
Cynthia Dunbar Paid Friends & Endorsers Nearly Half of District GOP Budget [10]
Brown Calls Sayre Ineffective, Using Stall Tactics; Again Calls for His Resignation [11]
GOP Official Alleges Dunbar Campaign Violated Party Rules [12]
6th District Plurality Vote Tossed by SCC … Will Be Voted on at Convention [13]
Nominating Process Excludes Too Many Voters [14]
6th District Congressional Candidates Outraged at Lack of Transparency [15]
Storrs: Response to Letter From 6th District Committee Members [16]
Brown: Questions Continue in 6th District as Delegate Lists Withheld from Candidates [17]
Ben Cline Calls Out the ‘Rigging of the 6th District Convention’ [18]
Lynchburg GOP Chair Protests 6th District Republican Committee Vote [19]
Virginia 6th District Congressional Candidate Confirms She’s in Alabama Helping Roy Moore [20]
6th District Chairman’s Race Offers Fresh Face [21]
6th District Chooses Convention to Nominate Congressional Candidate [22]
Chaz Haywood Officially in Race for 6th Congressional District Seat [23]
Sixth District GOP Forum Grades: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly [24]
Convention, or Silenced Majority [25]