Young Republicans to meet April 10

MENIFEE – California Young Republican Federation met with local Republicans recently to charter the newly formed Southwest Young Republicans of Riverside County, a club with registered Republicans ages 18 to 40 who live or work in the Southwest region covering Lake Elsinore, Wildomar, Menifee, Murrieta, and Temecula and their unincorporated surrounding areas.

At the meeting, attendees heard from local GOP officials, adopted their constitution and even took care of their first pieces of business, endorsements and GOTV planning efforts aimed at getting the right candidates elected.

The new executive board was elected among the membership electing Gina Gonzalez as Chair, Elizabeth Goodness as Vice-Chair, Isabel Ramirez as Secretary, Michael Loeshnig as Treasurer, Robert Tandy as Outreach Director, Alex Ramirez as Media Director, and Joshua Vaughn as Political Director.

Endorsements announced


* 41st Congressional: Steve Adams

* 42nd Congressional: Ken Calvert

* 50th Congressional :Duncan Hunter

* 23rd Senate: Mike Morrell

* 28th Senate: Jeff Stone

* 42nd Assembly: Chad Mayes

* 60th Assembly: Eric Linder

* 67th Assembly: Melissa Melendez

* 75th Assembly: Marie Waldron

* Sheriff: Stan Sniff

The new chairman announced that the next regular meeting of the club will be April 10 at 6:30 p.m. in Menifee and to visit the website for more meeting information, All interested persons are encouraged to attend the upcoming meeting. Southwest Young Republican’s focus is different than other similar clubs in Riverside County in that it is based around family and even has a “Junior YR” membership for those under the age of 18.

All interested young Republicans may email [email protected] for more information or visit

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