Schanfarber launches campaign

Robert Max Schanfarber has launched his campaign for senator from St. Thomas—St. John in the April 8 special election. Schanfarber, the Republican nominee, has a campaign website up and running at http://www.max.vi.

The local entrepreneur will introduce legislation repealing the so-called Sin Tax on day one. He also pledged to never support a tax increase . . . → Read More: Schanfarber launches campaign

Statement on firebombing of St. Thomas federal offices

Robert Max Schanfarber, the Republican nominee in the upcoming special election for the territorial Legislature, issued the following statement in response to the firebombing of U.S. military recruiter offices on St. Thomas:

“This deeply troubling incident is yet another reminder of just how dangerous and evil today’s world is. I am committed to strengthening law . . . → Read More: Statement on firebombing of St. Thomas federal offices

GOP nominee Schanfarber files for special election

Local entrepreneur Robert Max Schanfarber has filed for the ballot in the April 8 special election after receiving the Republican nomination for the vacant St. Thomas—St. John seat in the territorial Legislature.

The Republican State Committee nominated Schanfarber earlier this week. He filed all the necessary candidacy paperwork with the Elections System before today’s filing . . . → Read More: GOP nominee Schanfarber files for special election

Ackley, GOP file lawsuit over disenfranchisement

Republican nominee for Congress Gordon Ackley and the Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the Democrat-controlled Joint Board of Elections after Ackley and thousands of registered Republican voters across the Virgin Islands were disenfranchised by its refusal to conduct a Republican primary election.

“The actions of . . . → Read More: Ackley, GOP file lawsuit over disenfranchisement

GOP convention selects nominees, elects officers

It was standing room-only at the first Virgin Islands Republican Territorial Convention in living memory.

The confab, held Saturday morning at the Windward Passage Hotel on St. Thomas, brought together Republicans from across St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas to select the nominees of the Republican National Committee-recognized state party for the Virgin . . . → Read More: GOP convention selects nominees, elects officers