Ashley Lane Elected New Chairman of Spartanburg Young Republicans

April 13, 2009 by  
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Spartanburg Young Republicans

Spartanburg Young Republicans

Contact: Ashley Lane

Phone: 864.316.7820

E-mail: spartanburgyr@gmail.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2009
Spartanburg, SC – On Tuesday, April 7, 2009, the Spartanburg Young Republicans held a board meeting to elect a new chairman of the county organization.

The outgoing leader, Gary Coats, who will be heavily involved in a congressional campaign in 2010, has decided it was in the best interest of the group for him to step down. Coats will remain an active member of the organization.

Ashley Lane takes the lead of the organization while the entire Republican Party is showing true colors of its turn around especially in Spartanburg County.

Ashley stated the following about being elected Chairman of the SYR:

“I am very excited with the opportunity given me to lead and build this organization. We are working hard to make sure that the Young Republicans (18-41) are well represented and can assist in rebuilding the party. It is our time to pick up the torch and run with it. We are not just volunteers, we are here as leaders, ready to bring the party back to its conservative roots.”

The next meeting of the Spartanburg Young Republicans will be on Thursday, April 16th at 6pm at the Beacon Drive-In as the group will participate in the Tea Party to demand fiscal responsibility from their elected officials.

Gary Coats Elected New Chairman of Spartanburg Young Republicans

January 23, 2009 by  
Filed under Press Release, SC Politics

Spartanburg Young Republicans

Spartanburg Young Republicans

Spartanburg, SC – On Wednesday, January 21, 2008, the Spartanburg Young Republicans held a board meeting to elect a new chairman of the county organization.

The outgoing leader, Nicole Cobb, will be heavily involved in both state and federal campaigns in 2010 and decided it was in the best interest of the group for her to step down.  Cobb will remain a member of the organization.

Gary Coats takes the reins of the organization while the Republican Party is still reeling from the aftermath of the General Elections in November.

Gary said the following about his election:

“I am very excited with the opportunity given me to lead and build this organization.  We will work hard to ensure that the Young Republicans (18-41) are well represented and can assist in rebuilding the party.  It is our time to lead.”

The next meeting of the Spartanburg Young Republicans will be on Tuesday, February 3rd.  The time and location is to be determined.

Video of Senate 13 Debate Hosted by Spartanburg Young Republicans

June 1, 2008 by  
Filed under SC Politics

I am a few weeks late getting these out, but I felt they would still be extremely useful for the public to see how each of these outstanding candidates performed. Enjoy!

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Part 8

Spartanburg Young Republicans Host Debate for Senate District 13

May 15, 2008 by  
Filed under SC Politics

The Spartanburg Young Republicans will be hosting a debate at the USC Upstate Readiness Center on Monday, May 19th beginning at 7pm.  The debate will feature Max Hyde, Shane Martin and Jim Ritchie contending for Senate District 13.

For details, contact Nicole Cobb

Max Hyde, Shane Martin, Jim Ritchie Scheduled to Debate

April 17, 2008 by  
Filed under SC Politics

The race for Senate District 13 is heating up and the candidates are scheduled to duke it out.

The Spartanburg Young Republicans have scheduled an event at 7pm on May 19th at the USC Upstate Readiness Center. Max Hyde, Shane Martin and Jim Ritchie (incumbent) have agreed to participate.

Questions will be taken in written form from members of the audience prior to the event.

Contact Nicole Cobb (SpartanburgYR@yahoo.com or 864.316.5628) for more information.

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