Below is a letter the Maricopa County Republican Committee Chairman Craig Berland sent to the AZGOP Chair Jeff DeWit regarding a resolution passed in an emergency meeting of the MCRC EGC that took place today on August 26th, 2023. The resolution demands that the AZGOP withdraw from a government-run 2024 Arizona Presidential Preference Election (PPE), in accordance with A.R.S. 16-452, AZSOS 2019 EPM, Chapter 7, Section 2 (A); page 124, by September 1, 2023; and that the AZGOP conduct its own statewide election for the Republican Presidential Nominee for the Great State of Arizona, on paper ballots, in a one-day, one-vote election, hand-counted at the precinct level.
The manner of election shall be developed by We The Republican Precinct Committeemen, and how we conduct our election shall be voted on and adopted by our fellow Republican State Committeemen at the January 2024 AZGOP Mandatory Meeting. We encourage everyone to email Jeff DeWit at email@example.com to let him know that you support this resolution and are strongly urging him to follow through by the deadline. The full text of the resolution is also below: