Frequently Asked Questions.
While on the campaign trail, I've found that a number of voters have similar questions about the race. In an effort to be helpful, I answer some of the frequently asked questions below. I welcome an opportunity to discuss these or other questions you may have about the campaign in more detail.
1. Can I vote? You can vote if you are a registered DC Republican. If you reside in DC, please check the Board of Election and Ethics website to register to vote, change your political party, and check on your registration status. Click HERE.
2. Who can vote? Registered DC Republicans. If you are not registered, please check HERE. After registering for an absentee ballot, please check with the DC Board of Election & Ethics to make sure the registration for absentee ballot was processed. You can do that HERE.
3. When can I vote? You can vote Tuesday, April 3 at your polling place from 7:00AM to 8:00PM or by obtaining an absentee ballot from the DC Board of Elections and Ethics (DCBOEE). Click HERE. Additionally, be sure to check the DC BOEE website to learn more about early voting between March 24, 2011 to March 31, 2011.
4. I cannot vote in person. How can I get an absentee ballot? You can request an absentee ballot by clicking HERE.
5. Is there a General Election for your race? No, the Primary on April 3 is the deciding election for the Republican National Committeewoman for DC race.
6. Are you on the ballot? The ballot process is really two steps. I've completed the first step, which is filing my paperwork. The second step is fulfilling the petition requirements, which involves collecting signatures from 1% of the registered DC Republicans. I can use your help. Please contact me if you can help with collecting signatures. (Click HERE). Thanks!
7. What is a Republican National Committeewoman for DC? The Republican National Committee (RNC) provides general management of the Republican Party. There are 168 members of the RNC, of which there are three from every state and territory – committeeman, committeewoman, and chairman. The Republican National Committeewoman for DC is one of the three members of the RNC who represent DC. The members of the RNC vote on the annual budget proposal for the National Committee operations and oversee the National Committee’s voter contact efforts, among other things.
8. How many DC Republicans are there? As of March 2011, there were 30,365 Republicans in DC, which was the most recent data published on DCBOEE website.
9. How can I help? Please contact me to discuss the specific ways that you can help. (Click HERE). They range from joining me in canvassing neighborhoods to following me on Twitter (@jillhoman) to donating (Click HERE). I appreciate your interest!