2020 Convention

The 8th District Republican Committee will hold a convention on
Saturday, May 16th, 2020
for the following purposes:

  • Nominating our Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from the 8th District;
  • Electing three delegates and three alternate delegates to represent the 8th District at the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina;
  • Electing three members to the State Central Committee (the Republican Party of Virginia’s governing body);
  • Nominating a Presidential Elector to cast one of Virginia’s 13 votes in the 2020 Electoral College if the Republican nominee wins Virginia;
  • Electing a Chairman of the 8th District Republican Committee to a new two-year term;
  • and other purposes that may come before the convention.

The location of the convention is to be announced. Per party rules, to be eligible to vote at the convention you must register through your county/city Republican Committee. Details are below.

Filing Fee

Please be advised that there is a $25 filing fee if you want to vote in the intra-party races listed above (delegates, State Central Committee members, elector, chairman). If you only want to vote in the House of Representatives nomination, there is no fee but you will not be eligible to vote in the other races.

Running for an Office

Details on how to run for any of the offices described above will be published here as soon as possible.

Fairfax County Residents

Your registration deadline is Saturday, February 22nd at 12:00 noon. For the first time, online registration is available.

Register online here. You will be prompted to choose which of the three conventions to attend (8th District, Fairfax County, and statewide conventions). You may register for one, two, or all three. Payment will be accepted via credit card if you opt to vote in intra-party races

If you prefer to register via paper form, you may download it here. Please note that this paper filing form must be received at the appropriate location on the second page by noon on 2/22 — postmarks do not count! If you do not mail your form in time for delivery by noon on 2/22, you must be prepared to hand-deliver it.

Active-duty military members can only register with a separate paper form. Click here for more information.

Arlington County Residents

Registration details will be published here once they are available.

Alexandria City Residents

Your registration deadline is March 1st, 2020. Registration is available online or via mail.

Fees are as follows:
– $30 for the 8th District Convention (if you want to vote in intra-party races)
– $35 for the Republican Party of Virginia Convention
– $100 for membership in the Alexandria Republican City Committee

You may select one, two, or three of the options above.

To register online: Go to this page and enter your name, email, phone number, and address, then click “Send RSVP”. Then you will be taken to the donation page where you can pay the appropriate fee as listed on the page. You do not have to register as a member of the Alexandria Republican City Committee in order to attend either convention. The form and payment must both be submitted by March 1st.

To register by mail: Print this form and select one or more options, then enclose your check or go online to pay via credit card, and mail the form to the address listed. The form and payment must both be received by March 1st.

Contact info@alexgop.org with any questions.

Falls Church City Residents

Registration details will be published here once they are available.