Chairman’s Weekly Message: March 4, 2022

Good morning, 

I hope this email finds you and your families safe and healthy. Please see the information below for upcoming LCRC events. 


Event: Lt. Gubernatorial Candidate Russ Diamond Event Date: Thursday, March 10, 6:00pm-8:00pm Location: Union House Taproom & Livery, Richland Details: Petition Signing Event A petition signing event has been scheduled for Lt. Governor Candidate Russ Diamond. Representative Diamond will be hosting a petition signing event at the Union Taproom & Livery on Thursday, March 10 in Richland. Click here for more information. Please contact the LCRC office at if you have any questions. 

Event: State Senator Chris Gebhard Reception Date: Saturday, March 26, 5:30pm-10:30pmLocation: Blue Bird Inn, Cornwall Details: NCAA Elite 8 Extravaganza A reception has been scheduled to support State Senator Chris Gebhard at the Blue Bird Inn. The event is being held during two of the NCAA Basketball Elite 8 games.  Please click here for additional information, sponsorship opportunities, etc.  Please contact Justin Shuey at to RSVP for this event. 

Event: United States Senate and PA Gubernatorial Events Dates: Several Locations: Various Lebanon County Locations Details: LCRC Website Several candidates for statewide offices have scheduled events in Lebanon County. Please reference the LCRC website at to review the events calendar for details of these events. NOTE: Please check the LCRC website regularly as LCRC Office Manager, Jill Martin, has been updating the calendar on a daily basis as events are scheduled. 


2022 Pennsylvania Election Calendar:The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has established a start date of nominating petitions for Pennsylvania Congressional and Statewide Candidates Only. The circulation of petitions for Congressional and Statewide Candidates will commence on Friday, February 25 and end on Tuesday, March 15. PLEASE NOTE: At this time, the state legislative election calendar has not yet been established by the PA Supreme Court. The LCRC will advise when an election calendar is established by the PA Supreme Court. 

LCRC District Meetings/Spring Endorsement Meeting:With the suspension of the state legislative election calendar, the LCRC District Meetings and LCRC Spring Endorsement meeting will be scheduled once the election calendar is finalized for state legislative offices. The LCRC will indicate the time period in which district meetings can commence and the date of the LCRC Spring Endorsement meeting. 

List of offices on the ballot for the Primary in May

  1. United States Senate (one seat)
  2. Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  3. Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  4. 9th Congressional District
  5. 48th State Senatorial District
  6. 98th, 101st & 102nd Pennsylvania State House of Representative districts
  7. Lebanon County Republican State Committee Member (five total seats)

Volunteering Opportunities:

Event: Lebanon County Young Republicans Petition Circulation Date: Saturday, March 5, 9:00am-12:00pmLocation: Funck’s Restaurant, Palmyra The Lebanon County Young Republicans will be conducting petition circulation operations for the 9th Congressional District and Statewide offices in Palmyra Borough.  Volunteers will be meeting for breakfast at 9am and then proceed with the circulation of nominating petitions in Palmyra Borough. 

Respectfully submitted, 

Edward W. Lynch Jr. 
Lebanon County Republican Committee