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March 6, 2023

KGOP Newsletter – March 2023

1. Luncheon with US Senate Candidate – Nikki Snyder
2. KGOP Precinct Delegate Meeting on Wednesday
3. Join Us In The St. Patrick’s Day Parade
4. Friday Coffee – Convention of States 

US Senate Candidate Nikki Snyder

to Speak at March 9th Luncheon

RSVP by Noon Wednesday!

The KGOP Monthly Luncheon will feature Nikki Snyder, Republican candidate for US Senate. Snyder is a member of the State Board of Education, elected in 2017. 

She just announced her candidacy seeking the seat being vacated by U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow.  Democrat Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin has announced her run for the position. 

More Info: Nikki’s Snyder For U.S. Senate

Please join us on Thursday, March 9 at noon. 

RSVP for Nikki Snyder on Thursday

March 6th, Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Traveler’s Cafe and Pub,
5225 Portage Rd., Portage, MI 49002
Price: $15 all inclusive (meal, drink, dessert, tax & tip)
RSVP by emailing the KGOP at
Payments can be made at the door.

Monthly KGOP Precinct Delegate Meeting 

is Wednesday, March 8

The KGOP monthly Precinct Delegate meeting is Wednesday at 6 pm at KGOP offices, 1911 West Centre Ave in Portage.

The KGOP Precinct Delegate training committee is ready to prepare our delegates for the upcoming election and for the Presidential cycle in 2024.  We will be hosting monthly delegate meetings for training and bringing forth speakers who will make Kalamazoo County the model of the State, with our new delegate data tools and walk apps.  Designed by delegates for delegates. 

The KGOP welcomes Karen Williams, who has been appointed as the Chair of the KGOP Precinct Delegate Committee. 

Join Us in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 

Put your Green on and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!  Come join us and be Irish on Saturday March 11, 2023 at the annual Irish Parade in downtown Kalamazoo!

Parade starts at 11:00 but parade walkers need to be there at 10:00am.  It’s family friendly, lots of fun, bagpipes, candy and music galore. So bring your friends and family to walk, pass out candy and enjoy the fabulous Irish energy.

Please sign up at the link below. More parade details to come. Be part of the Irish experience and get our goal to 100 participants to show Kalamazoo that we, as the Kalamazoo Republican Party, are a presence and we can do great things for the community.

Sign up Here: Sign Up To March in the Parade

Friday Coffee
Convention of States
Terry Haines 

Join Recent Candidate for the State House Terry Haines as he discusses the Convention of States – possibly our most effective option to amend the U.S. Constitution. 

Article V of the U.S. Constitution gives states the power to call a Convention of States to propose amendments. It takes 34 states to call the convention and 38 to ratify any amendments that are proposed. Our convention would only allow the states to discuss amendments that, “limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, impose fiscal restraints, and place term limits on federal officials.” 

We are heading into a new Election Cycle this fall.  The local municipal elections will be more important than ever.  We will be supporting those values which are aligned with our core Republican Platform.

City of Kalamazoo

  • Mayor
  • Commission (3)

City of Portage

  • Mayor
  • Council (4)

City of Parchment

  • Commission (2)

It is time to win back the hearts and minds this Fall and prepare for the Presidential Election next year 

Time to Renew Your KGOP Membership 

On behalf of the Republican Party of Kalamazoo County (KGOP), I thank you for past support and invite you to be a 2023 member of our local party. The KGOP is coming off a challenging year and we need involvement from all Kalamazoo Republicans.

 People like you, willing to dedicate time and resources, are the core of our organization. We need your support to recruit, train and fund candidates–for county offices to township trustees to Lansing legislators. We’re working to bring new leadership to our County.

Together, We can keep our county and state moving forward and make Kalamazoo & Michigan a place where people come to live, work and build prosperous communities. 

You may pay for your membership online at: Membership or by clicking the icon below. Just select the level of membership you want, and follow the instructions.

If you have any questions, please contact Chairwoman Kelly Sackett, 


  • The KGOP Office hours are Monday & Wednesday 11am to 2 pm, and Friday 11-1, or as needed.  (Also by appointment). Our phone number is (269) 323-0067.
  • You can join the KGOP or renew your membership by at our website:, or, sending a check made out to Kalamazoo GOP at the address below or bringing a check to the luncheon. 
  • The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners is seeking to fill vacancies on various boards.
  • Applications and information regarding ail the County’s Advisory Boards and Commissions can be found at Kalamazoo County’s Website Apply Here or you may Contact Dina Sutton at (269) 383-8650 for more information.

Kelly Sackett, Chairwoman
Charley Coss, Vice Chairman
Kalamazoo County Republican Party
1911 W. Centre Ave., Ste. A, Portage, MI 49024
Office (269) 323-0067  |  |