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About US

The Montgomery County Republican Club, established in 1970, is a vibrant political organization based in Montgomery County, Maryland. It actively engages the community through various events, fostering political discourse and supporting Republican candidates at various levels of government. A hallmark of the club’s activities is the “Pizza & Politics” meet-up, held on the first Thursday of every month in Olney, Maryland. These gatherings feature notable speakers such as David Bossie, Governor Ehrlich, and various distinguished candidates, providing a platform for insightful discussions on pertinent political issues.

In addition to these monthly meetings, the club hosts a weekly podcast every Wednesday at 7:30 pm. This podcast is a dynamic forum for candidates, newsmakers, and notable speakers to share their opinions on various topics, from global and national issues to local happenings within Montgomery County. The club’s commitment to engaging dialogue is further exemplified by its organization of special events and house parties, which often feature special guests and provide unique opportunities for members to interact with leaders in the Republican community.

The Montgomery County Republican Club also plays a crucial role in supporting the Republican campaign efforts in Maryland. By directing volunteers to various campaigns, the club contributes significantly to the state’s political landscape.

Over the years, the club has been led by several distinguished presidents, including Carol Traywick, Jim Shalleck, Jerry Cave, and Jim Calderwood. These past presidents and other notable residents of Montgomery County have played pivotal roles in shaping the club into the influential organization it is today. Through its diverse range of activities, the Montgomery County Republican Club continues to be a cornerstone of Republican engagement and activism in Maryland.

Why Join?

A message from our Board Members Gov. Ehrlich & Kendel Ehrlich

Joining the Montgomery County Republican Club offers a unique opportunity to engage with a community that is at the forefront of conservative political activism and discourse in Maryland. Led by a distinguished team of board and advisory board members, including influential figures such as Club President Mark Uncapher and former Governor Bob Ehrlich, the club provides its members with unparalleled access to political insights, networking opportunities, and the chance to contribute to the Republican cause at various levels.

Members of the club benefit from direct involvement in a range of activities designed to promote Republican values, support candidates, and foster community engagement. Whether through the club’s signature “Pizza & Politics” meet-ups, special events, or insightful weekly podcasts, members are immersed in a vibrant political community. The leadership team’s diverse expertise—from political campaigning to media strategy—ensures that club activities are both enriching and impactful.

Moreover, joining the Montgomery County Republican Club means becoming part of a network that values conservative principles and actively works to make a difference in local, state, and national politics. The club’s efforts to mobilize support for Republican campaigns, coupled with the guidance of its accomplished advisory board, provide members with a platform to influence political outcomes and contribute to the party’s success. In summary, membership in the Montgomery County Republican Club is an investment in your political passion, offering both personal and communal rewards in advancing the Republican agenda in Maryland.

reasons to Join

  1. Unparalleled Networking Opportunities: As a member, you’ll be part of a community where you can connect with influential Republican leaders, including notable figures such as former Governor Bob Ehrlich and Club President Mark Uncapher. The club’s events, from the monthly “Pizza & Politics” gatherings to special engagements, offer unique opportunities to meet and engage with political activists, candidates, and experts who are shaping the future of the Republican Party in Maryland and beyond.
  2. Direct Impact on Political Advocacy: Membership empowers you to contribute to the Republican cause actively. The club’s initiatives, including support for local and state Republican candidates, provide a platform for members to be directly involved in campaigning, policy discussions, and promoting conservative values. Your involvement can make a real difference in the outcomes of elections and policy debates.
  3. Access to Exclusive Events and Content: Enjoy special member rates for the club’s signature events, including the “Pizza & Politics” series, and receive invitations to exclusive gatherings like house parties with special guests and discounted tickets to GOP Dinners around the state. Additionally, the weekly podcast offers insightful discussions on current events and strategies affecting the Republican landscape locally, nationally, and globally.


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