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Petition Drive

February 7, 2024

Republican candidates are currently circulating petitions to be placed on the ballot for the April 23rd Primary Election. Please stop by headquarters to sign their petitions.


FCRC Nominates Candidates for Ballot Vacancies

September 7, 2023

As the FCRC, we are responsible for filling vacancies on the Republican ticket. We have selected Stacy Short for Chambersburg Borough Council (4th Ward), William A. Klusman III for Shippensburg Borough Council (West Ward), and Edward Wilson for Quincy Township Supervisor.


Dr. Oz Visits Franklin County

September 28, 2022

Thank you to Dr. Mehmet Oz for joining us at the Franklin Fire Company and on News Talk 103.7 FM! Franklin County is All for Oz!

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Donald Trump, Jr. Visits Franklin County to Support Mastriano

September 16, 2022

Donald Trump, Jr. stopped by The Orchards in Franklin County to show his support for Doug Mastriano and Carrie DelRosso. It was a great crowd and the fundraiser afterwards was a success.

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Annual Pig Roast was a Big Success

September 10, 2022

We had a great time at our Annual Pig Roast on September 10th; the weather could not have been better and neither could the company. Thanks to everyone that came out to support FCRC and our elected officials and candidates. The conversation and food was phenomenal. We were honored to have our own Doug & Rebbie Mastriano join us. They have been working so hard traveling the Commonwealth, so we hope it was a nice breather before hitting the road again. We also thank Margot Crouch from the Dr. Mehmet Oz for Senate campaign being with us, and Penny and other representatives from the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Thanks to Pat and Michele from News Talk 103.7 FM for helping lead our program.

Several of our local, county and state officials were also present today to join in the festivities, including: Congressman John Joyce, Commissioner John Flannery, Rep. Rob Kauffman, Rep. Paul Schemel, Rep. Rich Irvin, Coroner Jeff Conner, Clerk of Courts Todd Rock, Treasurer Melody Shuman, and Prothonotary Tim Sponseller just to name a few.

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August Committee Meeting - Joyce Support

August 16, 2022

We had a great August meeting this evening with our full committee; 80 elected and appointed members were there in-person. Several updates were presented by the executive committee, committee chairpersons, and regional captains. Good things ahead for our party, but we have a lot of work to do. Thanks to everyone who is assisting us in promoting Republican values and candidates. Special shout-out to Dr. John Joyce for Congress for his support of the FCRC! The November 8th General Election is right around the corner! Stay tuned for how you can help…#Doug4Gov #FranklinCounty #Republicans #OzforSenate #RedWave22

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Representing at National Night Out

August 2, 2022

FCRC members are spending the evening at Washington Township Police Department’s “National Night Out” event. Many community members from around the county are in attendance. We thank our law enforcement personnel and first responders for hosting such a great community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships. We are happy to help folks register to vote, find their polling place and promote Dr. Mehmet Oz for Senate, Doug Mastriano Fighting for Freedom and our other Republican candidates. Thanks to Region 5 Captain Deb Howard for the pictures.


First Executive Committee Meeting

July 27, 2022

We had a great, newly elected executive committee meeting at headquarters this evening. It was a beautiful, summer evening to sit outside and plan for our upcoming party happenings and how to best support our candidates and Republican ideals. November 8th is right around the corner! We have 99 elected committee members and just appointed 13 more this evening; on our way to having a full committee. Stay tuned to this page for how you can help in the future! Don’t forget to visit us and the Doug Mastriano Fighting for Freedom team this week at the Shippensburg Fair! #FranklinCounty #Republicans #RedWave #Doug4Gov


FCRC at Shippensburg Fair

July 26, 2022

Doug Mastriano Fighting for Freedom with Franklin/Cumberland County Volunteers and the Republican Committee of Franklin County, PA at their booth at the fair.


FCRC is Under New Leadership

July 9, 2022

CHAMBERSBURG, PA: During the FCRC’s most recent reorganizational meeting, the elected members of the Franklin County Republican Committee appointed a new Executive Committee.

Fred Young III was elected chairman. Young is a self-employed businessman, an elected Antrim Township Supervisor, and an active member of the community. He and his wife, Mary Ann reside in Antrim Township and have several children.

John Flannery was elected vice chairman. Flannery was elected as a Franklin County Commissioner in 2019, and owned and operated several successful restaurants in Franklin County. He and his wife, Ame reside in Guilford Township.

Janon Gray was elected treasurer. Gray was recently elected to the Greencastle-Antrim Board of School Directors, and was appointed treasurer of that board. Janon has over 25 years of experience in accounting, finance and business.

Chris Ardinger was elected secretary. Ardinger is the executive director of the Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce, former chairman of the Franklin County Young Republicans, and is active on several boards and committees across the county. He resides in Montgomery Township.

In addition, Stewart McCleaf was elected to the role of assistant secretary and Robert Wertime to the role of assistant treasurer. Regional captains and at-large executive committee members were also elected during this annual reorganizational meeting.

The purpose of the FCRC is to promote Republican values, register Republican voters and to support national, state and local Republican candidates.

According to Young, “I am excited to get started, we have an incredible team of leaders within the party and are looking forward to the future. Our goal is to better engage and encourage fellow Republicans around the county, work with our elected officials, candidates and the state committee, and continue to promote Republican ideals and values for the success of our nation.”

For more information, please visit, find them on social media, call 717-263-7999, email, or visit headquarters at 1931 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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