Lincoln Day Banner

See below for information about upcoming events involving the Party and our candidates. Visit our calendar to see all of our upcoming events.

Gaston County Republican Women – Meet the Candidates:
Tuesday, April 8th | 6:00pm
Mr. T’s Place - 1101 Union Road, Gastonia. Dinner at 6:00pm, presentations at 7:30pm.
Dinner: $20.00 a person | Patron: $60.00 includes dinner for 2 | Sponsor: $100.00 includes dinner for 2 + thank you gift
Order tickets online by clicking here or contact

Eric Levinson for Supreme Court Campaign Event:
Tuesday, April 8th | 6:00 – 8:00pm
Gaston Country Club, 3700 Country Club Drive, Gastonia
Featuring grand hosts Senator Kathy Harrington and Former Senator Marshall Rauch
RSVP to Elizabeth Cooke – 704/609-3478 |

10th District Republican Convention:
Saturday, April 12th | Registration - 12:30pm, Convention - 1:00pm
Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy Grammar School
1110 South Broadway, Forest City, NC 28043

Gaston GOP April Executive Committee Meeting:
Monday, April 14th | Dinner 6:00pm, Meeting promptly at 7:00pm
Hillbilly’s BBQ on Garrison Blvd. | Click here to RSVP on Facebook.

Keigher for Commissioner Campaign Event:
Monday, April 14th | 5:00pm – 7:30pm | The Shrimp Boat, Gastonia
$20 suggested donation at the door.
RSVP to, or 704-864-2797.



The Gaston County Republican Party Executive Committee Meeting for the month of April will be held on April 14th at 7:00pm. We regret to announce that Munchies Sandwich Shop has closed, so we will be meeting at Hillbilly’s BBQ on Garrison Blvd. for this month. The restaurant is located at 930 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia. Please note that the restaurant will have to add extra wait staff to accommodate our group, so we are encouraging everyone to please give them support by choosing to eat dinner at Hillbilly’s at 6:00pm before the meeting.

At the links below you can find the agenda for the April meeting along with the minutes from the February meeting.

Thank you,
Gaston County Republican Party

Click for: Agenda | Minutes


2014 Convention and Precinct Meetings

March 10, 2014

Gaston County Republican Party 2014 Convention and Precinct Meetings: Notice is hereby given that the Gaston County Republican Party will hold its 2014 Precinct Meetings and County Convention on Saturday, March 15, 2014. All registered Republicans are invited and encouraged to attend. Convention registration will open at 8:00 am and close promptly at 9:00 am. The donation required for registration is $10.00. Breakfast […]

Read the full article →

Lincoln Day Dinner 2014 with Lt. Governor Dan Forest

February 14, 2014

2014 Lincoln Day Dinner Featuring Lt. Governor Dan Forest Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Gastonia Conference Center Reception: 6:00pm - Dinner: 7:00 PM - Dessert Reception to follow Host Sponsor Commissioner Tracy Philbeck Dessert Reception Sponsor Senator Kathy Harrington Special thanks to our event sponsors: Representative Dana Bumgardner Representative John Torbett Carolyn Tidwell Jeff Bryson Jeff […]

Read the full article →

Commissioners Philbeck and Keigher Seeking Reelection

February 3, 2014

Commissioner Tracy Philbeck and Commissioner Tom Keigher have both announced in recent weeks that they are running for reelection in 2014. Click below to see the full press releases.    

Read the full article →

2013 Gaston GOP Awards Nominations

January 14, 2014

Dear Gaston County Republicans: It was not that long ago that we were on the front lines campaigning for the entire slate of Republican candidates in Gaston County. The successful election season in 2012 brought us new Republican leadership in North Carolina and continued Republican leadership in Gaston County. In 2013 we were able to enjoy […]

Read the full article →

Sarah Neunzig Curry, John Locke Foundation Director Fiscal Policy Studies to Speak to Gaston GOP on July 8th

July 1, 2013

Gaston County native will be speaker at July’s GOP Executive Committee Meeting The Gaston County Republican Party is proud to announce that the Speaker for our July 8th Executive Committee meeting will be Sarah Neunzig Curry, the Director of Fiscal Policy Studies at the John Locke Foundation. She will speak on the state budget and […]

Read the full article →

Collins elected as 10th District GOP chairman

April 29, 2013

From the Gaston Gazette By Staff reports  Published: Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:35 AM. Gastonia attorney Craig Collins has been elected to serve as chairman of the Republican Party’s 10th Congressional District. Collins, the former chairman of the Gaston County Republican Party, will serve in his new role during the 2013-15 term. He replaces Neil Moore, […]

Read the full article →

Annual Gaston County GOP Convention This Saturday – March 23rd!

March 21, 2013

Do Not Miss the Opportunity to be a Part of Grassroots Politics at it’s Most Fundamental Level! The Gaston County GOP County Convention will be held in the Gaston DSS Auditorium – 330 North Marietta Street in Gastonia – and is open to all registered Republicans in Gaston County. This is the time to get […]

Read the full article →

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers to Headline Annual Lincoln Day Dinner

January 21, 2013

2nd District Congresswoman is Seen as a Top Potential Challenger to Sen. Kay Hagan in 2014 To purchase tickets online: The Gaston GOP is proud to announce that United States Congresswoman Renee Ellmers has been confirmed as a speaker for the 2013 Gaston County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner. The dinner will be held on […]

Read the full article →