2023 Lincoln Day Luncheon


Celebrating our 23rd Annual Lincoln Day Luncheon!

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Join us at our annual luncheon to hear from these great speakers. Get your tickets now before the event sells out!

  • Mike Broomhead, KTAR 92.3FM will be our Master of Ceremonies
  • Rep. Eli Crane, Congressman for AZ 2nd District
  • Jeff Dewit, newly elected AZGOP Chairman
  • Kari Lake, 2022 Republican AZ Governor candidate

This great event kicks off on April 1, 2023, at Mazatzal Hotel & Casino in Payson AZ. Doors open at 11 am and the program starts at noon.

KMOG Radio Show this Monday! January 9

Listen in as Gila County Republican Committee hosts their “Republican Hour” radio show on Payson KMOG radio this Monday. The show starts at 9am on KMOG 1420 AM or 103.3 FM. The discussions will range from Kari Lake’s lawsuit and more; the FBI’s interference in two elections and censorship; as well as “Big Tech’s suppression of free speech. Don’t miss it!

The election is November 3, 2022 and just two weeks away!

Gary Morris, Gila County GOP Chair October 22, 2022

George Soros, Davos 2018

Encourage everyone you know to go vote.

The campaign season will not pause this time around. We have many activities going; if you have questions or want to help implement some of the suggested essentials, please contact Jane Evans at 480-244-9722.

In Early Voting, Democrats are ahead of Republicans returning the ballots.

Time to use new, proven tactics to get out the vote. Why is the RNC encouraging us to vote early?

While 11 million new Republican voters turned out for Trump in the 2020 Election, 15 million new voters turned out for the Democrats; both historic increases in turnout. The Republicans increased their turnout by increasing ENTHUSIASM. The Democrats increased their turnout by changing the way people voted, making it easier to vote for many people.

In a recent poll, twice as many Democrats have voted than Republicans in the early ballot returns.in Arizona. 95% of Democrats say they intend to vote early, but only 65% of Republicans say they vote early. Early returns are crucial in tight races where there are thin margins, making the numbers look like one party is clearly leading another, and news media reports this. But that is not the final story and one of the problems with posting election results too soon, as many counties post the results of each batch of ballots they tabulate, some almost daily.

The reason we are encouraged to vote early is because when voting in person on election day there is the chance that something could happen to prevent making it to the polls: family emergencies, extra business at work, you get sick, weather, unexpected events that take priority. When most Democrats vote early there is a greater chance of all ballots being mailed (if mailed on time) so a strategy of mailing ballots in early works to advantage and against those who miss voting on election day but fail to vote for one good reason or another.

When the ballot comes in the mail, the voter KNOWS he or she must vote the ballot and mail it back in time. When a Democrat voter DOES NOT vote early, the Democrat Party pounds on them until the DO get the vote in because they can tell from daily voter numbers who has voted and who has not.

However, one study that did a statistical analysis of voter turnout data from the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections found that early voting by itself is associated with lower voter turnout because of how it dilutes the “stimulation” effects of election day (Burdenet al., 2013). This study is consistent with previous analyses that found no evidence of a lasting increase in turnout from early voting (Morin, 2013; Rakich, 2019), although the research is mixed (Kaplan & Yuan, 2020).

The value of early voting may be a moot point, given that the current federal administration is importing potential citizens, who may become active voters in the near future–primed to vote Democratic Party. It won’t matter how they vote, they will ensure a demographic majority given enough time.

Historically, the Republican Party has worked like a baseball team, sitting in the dugout stand waiting for their player to hit a home run and bring the loaded bases home to win the game. That no longer works. Today, it’s all about maximizing voter turnout.


Here’s our KMOG 1420 AM or 103.3 FM radio show schedule.

            Thursday, October 27 at 9 AM – Blake Masters

            Monday, November, 14, An FBI Whitsel Blower

Trump supporters being killed

Payson Roundup Newspaper October 11, 2022


On Sept. 1, from the White House, with a red lit background, reminiscent of a communist dictator’s speech, President Biden called MAGA Republicans “extremist” multiple times. The week prior, in a speech in Maryland, he called Republicans “semi-fascists,” also multiple times. These speeches were more than inflammatory and inciteful. They were an instigator.

Two weeks later, a North Dakota 911 emergency center received a call from a man who declared he had just run over a “Republican extremist.” Caylor Ellingson, 18, died from his injuries.

The national news media buried this tragedy for three weeks before it broke onto the national scene.

But wait, there’s more killing of Republicans by Democrats.

We all can remember the Democrat Bernie Sanders supporter who opened fire on nearly two dozen Republican congressmen at a baseball field, wounding six and nearly killing Louisiana Congressman Scalise.

Do you know Bernell Trammell? He was a black man in Milwaukie, and Trump supporter, and store owner. Trammell had multiple Trump signs in the store’s windows. A killer walked in, expressed dislike for Trump, and shot Trammell dead.

Or William Knight, in Florida, and a staunch Trump supporter, who was stabbed to death following an argument over politics.

Then there is Aaron Danielson, another Trump supporter who was stalked by a Democrat and shot dead in Portland.

Or Paul Jones, a black man and Trump supporter shot dead while leaving a Trump rally.

And George Jennings, also a Trump supporter, who was shot twice in the head and killed by his neighbor.

And there are other deaths.

A February 2020, article titled “Hundreds of Documented Hate Crimes Against Trump Supporters” cites 389 known hate crimes against Trump supporters across the country. The study covered a period of September 2015 through February 2020. Another similar article found 332 hate crimes.

In addition to murder, these crimes include physical assaults (nearly killing some), vandalism, and arson.

A thorough Google search did not find Republicans assaulting or killing Democrats.

It is clear President Biden’s inciteful speech motivated the killer of the teenager (the killer used the president’s words “Republican extremist” in the 911 call).

Further, the Democrat accepted culture that it’s OK to assault or kill a Republican needs to end. And the best way to end it is to vote Democrats out of office at all levels.

Gary P Morris, chairman, Gila County Republican Party

2022 Reagan Day Dinner

Table and stage
Table and stage decorated

Reagan Day Dinner was the best ever, held on August 27th at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino. The dinner featured a prime rib buffet dinner and the Republican primary winners for the offices below that represent us in the General Election:

  • Arizona Republican Candidate for Governor Kari Lake
  • Arizona Republican Candidate for U.S. Senate Blake Masters
  • Arizona Republican Candidate for Congressional District 2 Eli Crane


Watch for pictures of the event to be posted here!

Also featured was a SURPRISE GUEST Master of Ceremonies Rep. Steve Smith from the Valley, Silent Auction and Photos with the Candidates.

Be Ready to Vote in November!

  • Have you moved?
  • Will you turn 18 before November 8?
  • Do you want to change your party registration?

If you answered yes to one of the above, Midnight October 11, 2022 is the last day to register so you can vote in the November 8 General Election.

Deadline for
Deadline to
Mailed if
November 8, 2022 State General Election October 11, 2022 11:59 PM October 28, 2022 5:00 PM October 12, 2022

There are multiple ways you can register:

  • Online:  Follow the link to www.ServiceArizona.com. You will need a valid Arizona Driver’s license or an Arizona Identification card to complete the registration.
  • In Person-Globe: Gila County Recorder’s Office, 1400 East Ash Street, Globe  928-402-8740
  • In Person-Payson: Gila County Recorder’s Office, 707 S Colcord Road, Payson       928-474-7139
  • In Person-Payson at our HQ: Gila County Republican Party also provides voter registration at our headquarters, 438 S Beeline Hwy in Payson. Bring identification credentials.

Flag Day at the Republican Headquarters!

Celebrate Flag Day with us!!

8:30 – 9:30 am:   We will have a rally to celebrate Flag Day and President Donald Trump’s birthday along with a drive-by voter registration booth in front of the headquarters on the Beeline.

9:30 – 11:00 am: There will be an open house at the HQ with free flags while supplies last, a fun Flag Day quiz with a prize for the winner, and refreshments.

11:00 – 1:00 pm: There is a candidate meet and greet at the HQ with Walt Blackman, candidate for US Congress, David Marshall, candidate for AZ State House, and John Fillmore, candidate for AZ State House. This is a great opportunity to get to know these three men in an informal one-on-one setting.


2020 Election Updates


In today’s update, Chairwoman Kelli Ward gives a status report on our election contest case and breaks down the Texas Supreme Court filing.
In today’s update, Chairwoman Kelli Ward comments on the “safe harbor” date and explains why it’s important for election integrity that due process be fully upheld.

18 States Join Texas Supreme Court Lawsuit to Overturn Joe Biden’s “Victory”

The U.S. Supreme court has accepted the Texas case and ruled that they hear the case. If Texas wins the case there will not be an election but rather the Court will turn the decision to the state legislatures involved. See the article on
A Constitutional Roadmap for Conquering Election Fraud

An Open Letter to Arizona
Are We Witnessing a Coup d’etat?
As I write this, I am in our nation’s Capital attending to legislative business, but I remain focused on what is happening in our country regarding our election. In 2016, then candidate Donald Trump fell victim to a heinous crime that had never before been committed in the history of our country.  MORE…

Trump Campaign Bus Visits Payson

The Trump campaign bus arrived at the Payson Republican headquarters on Thursday afternoon, August 20th, to a cheering audience of nearly 100 Republican/Trump supporters who lined the sidewalk and filled the parking lot. Included was a Marine veteran in a wheelchair. The Trump Team bus, having been in Flagstaff earlier in the day, was visiting rural areas to speak to local voters.

The big red bus plastered with large letters “Team Trump on Tour” parked alongside the Beeline Highway and received a nearly continuous stream of supporting honking horns from passing cars.

Onboard were Congressman Andy Biggs, representing the southeast Phoenix/Gilbert area, Trump Campaign Chief Operating Officer Jeff DeWitt, formally the Arizona State Treasurer, and Matthew Whitaker who served as the acting U.S. Attorney General between the departure of Jeff Sessions and the appointment of William Barr.

Speaking to a cheering crowd in the parking lot, Gila County Republican Party Chairman Gary Morris and Payson Mayor Tom Morrissey welcomed the Trump team members.

Congressman Biggs was the first to deliver remarks stating, “rural America is real America!” The Congressman then went on to tout several major promises that President Trump has kept which benefited Americans. He complained that Democrats “want open borders, and sanctuary cities while Republicans want law and order”.

Congressman Biggs took a few moments to recognize retired Republican, and 30-year career Marine veteran, Bill Leblanc, who has placed more than 75,000 phone calls to voters in support of President Trump’s re-election.

Mr. DeWitt also commented that rural America is the real America and pointed out that while “Republicans talk about safe and secure neighborhoods and communities; Democrats talk about defunding police. We talk about riots in Portland and other cities; they talk about peaceful protesters.” He stated that “Vice President Biden won’t restore law and order, but President Trump will”.

Mr. DeWitt added, “I think one of the most important issues in Arizona, as we all know, is the Second Amendment and we must protect it!”

Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Matt Whitaker opened his comments by stating, “Everybody is against President Trump, but he is eating them up like candy bars!” which brought cheers from the crowd. He then went on to express his concern that the future of the American Republic is at risk of being lost.

Mr. Whitaker recognized three Payson police officers protecting the gathering and commented that all Americans should support law enforcement. He cited that more than 700 officers have been injured in the recent rioting, and some killed, and that we must restore law and order.

Mayor Morrissey closed the event stating that “if law and order is not restored to the country, America will devolve into a civil war which is ultimately what Democrats want”.

Gila County is good country for the Trump campaign. Gila County gave President Trump 64 percent of the vote in 2016 and Arizona’s 11 electoral votes were critical in Trump’s win. In the latest decade, Republican voter registrations have substantially increased from nearly 15 percent behind Democrats to now 61 percent ahead of Democrats.  That record increase will again contribute to a Trump victory.

Gila County Republican Party Chairman commented about the events turnout. “The large crowd represents a level of enthusiasm that I don’t see in Democrats. We’ve had nearly 5,000 visitors to our Republican headquarters while the Democrat headquarters appears to be vacant”.

Gary P. Morris, Chairman, Gila County Republican Committee