Frequently Asked Questions
If you care about the ideals of the Republican Party, but aren't sure how to get involved, this is a great place to start. Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions below:
What is the National GOP platform? State of IL GOP platform?
We Believe in America: Restoring the American Dream, We the People, U.S. Constitution, America's Natural Resources, Reforming Limited Government, Renewing American Values, and American Exceptionalism. Their platforms can be found on the National and State websites.
Who are your elected State and Local government officers?
Those can be found on the officials page.
How can I donate?
There is information on donation on our Donate web page.
How do I volunteer? "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
Join us today as a Republican volunteer of Rock Island County. Let us know when you're available! We have many types of positions and Calls to Action; be part of the solution.
What major fundraiser events do the RICO GOP have coming up?
All of our events are listed under the Events heading.
Annual Lincoln Day Dinner will be held Saturday, April 7, 2018 venue not determined.
Annual Ronald Reagan BBQ, Pinnacle Country Club will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2018.
When does the RICO GOP have Central Committee Meetings?
The THIRD Thursday of the every month unless otherwise indicated at 6 pm at our new Rock Island Republican Headquarters, 500 16th Street, Rock Island, Illinois.
When is the next election?
General Primary Election on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -- Nomination of Officers for: State, Legislative, Judicial, County Election of Officers for: Political Party Offices (Delegates to Nominating Convention and Precinct Committeemen), Referenda. These dates can be found on our Voter information page.
Illinois Gubernatorial Election: General Election Tuesday, November 6, 2018, to elect the Governor of Illinois.
My Time to Vote, Providing Democracy by Education website
upcoming 2017 Consolidated Primary Election, Illinois District candidates page.
How do I register to vote?
Contact the Rock Island County Republicans headquarters or County Clerk's office . For additional information visit our Voters Information page.
How do I get a yard sign/bumper sticker for a Republican candidate? How do I run for office as a Republican candidate? Let us know what you're interested in.