1st Dist Units
 1st Dist Unit Chairs
 Elected Officials
 Official Calls
 Campaign 2017
 Useful Links
 Gloucester GOP
 Contact Us

Chairman's Notes





Contact Us

Meetings are Quarterly with Date & Time designated by the Committee, or in the absence of its designation, by the District Chairman



Saturday, September 9, 2017

  • Eric Herr resigned chairmanship as he is moving out of the area
  • Bob Watson was elected chairman in place of Eric

At the First District meeting on Saturday September 9, Eric Herr resigned his position as Chairman because of his planned move to another state to accept a new job!  Many thanks to Eric for a job well done! 

Bob Watson of Prince William County, who has served as a member of the State Central Committee, was elected Chairman to replace Eric.  Russ Wright, chairman of Hanover County Republican Committee and First Vice Chairman, was elected to fillís Bob Watsonís place on State Central Committee.   

Congratulations to all and Godspeed to Eric Herr!

About Our New Chairman ...

Bob Watson was elected 1st District Chairman on September 9, 2017. He has served on the State Central Committee since 2015, and is a member of the Prince William County Republican Committee where he has served as a Precinct Captain.

Last year, Bob was elected to represent the 1st District as an Alternate Delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Bob retired from the Army as a colonel after 25 years of service as an intelligence officer. He is a veteran of Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

He served in a variety of staff and command positions in the U.S., Germany, and Japan. Bob is now a national security consultant for a Fortune 500 company in McLean, VA.

He has been married for 24 years; he and his wife have one son, who is a junior in college.


Rep Wittman's On-Line Office

Virginia Federation of Republican Women 2017 Convention Resolutions - 170324

List of House General Election Candidates - 170301

National Federation of Republican Women Newsletter - 170220

National Federation of Republican Women Connection - 170214

Jill Vogel: Week Five from Richmond: Regulatory Rollback & Hearing House Bills - 170213

Glenn Davis: General Assembly Mid-Session Update  - 170213

Glenn Davis: Tax reform, education, and  my continued opposition to Medicaid expansion were all discussed. - 170213

Wittman:  Obamacare Doesn't Work - 170210

You're Invited: 2017 YRFV Convention in Richmond! - 170210

Peace Progress: 2017 Session, Crossover Update - 170210

Ransone's 2017 General Assembly Update, Week 5 - 170210

NFRW Capital Connection: The "In" Accessory; Registration Deadlines Approach for Spring Board Meeting; Valentine's Day Tips; Cabinet Countdown - 170207

VFRW February Newsletter - 170201

VA House General Election 2017 Candidates

VFRW February 2017 Board of Directors Meeting Call - 170127

Vogel 2017 General Assembly Update, Week 3 - 170127

Ransone's 2017 General Assembly Update, Week 3 - 170127

Peace Progress 2017 General Assembly, Week 3 - 170127

National Federation of Republican Women Capitol Connection - 170123

Peace Progress 2017 General Assembly Update - 170123

Ransone's 2017 General Assembly Update - 170120

Republican Women Nationwide 'Elated' to Witness President Trump Inauguration - 170120



Virginia Republican Creed

We Believe... 

  • That the free enterprise system is the most productive supplier of human needs and economic justice
  • That all individuals are entitled to equal rights, justice and opportunities and should assume their responsibilities as citizens in a free society
  • That fiscal responsibility and budgetary restraints must be exercised at all levels of government
  • That the Federal Government must preserve individual liberty by observing constitutional limitations 
  • That peace is best preserved through a strong national defense
  • That faith in God, as recognized by our Founding Fathers, is essential to the moral fiber of the Nation




Chairman, VA First Congressional District
First District Map

Copyright 2006-2016 Virginia First District GOP. All rights reserved. Paid for And Authorized by the First Congressional District Republican Committee.