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Williamson County Weekend: Politics, Peacemakers & Picnics

at at the Williamson County Republican Party Grand Old Picnic September 18 at Wilco Regional Park

at at the Williamson County Republican Party Grand Old Picnic September 18 at Wilco Regional Park

Last weekend, leadership and law enforcement all over Williamson County gathered to talk politics and peacemaker support at several popular annual events. Many of the speakers took the opportunity to reflect on the upcoming national election, and Texans were reminded that, more than anything, simply voting is critical.

Sheriff-elect Robert Chody and Cedar Park Councilman Lyle Grimes at the Back the Badge barbecue.

Sheriff-elect Robert Chody and Cedar Park Councilman Lyle Grimes at the Back the Badge barbecue.

First, in Austin, Sheriff-elect Robert Chody and many officers and supporters from Williamson County attended the second annual Police Lives Matter parade. Constable Chody organized the first march last September. Later, he and about 100 officers, families and supporters returned to Georgetown for an all-day “Back the Badge” barbecue.

Senator Charles Schwertner

Senator Charles Schwertner

Saturday night, several hundred guests and supporters enjoyed Texas-style fellowship at the 7th annual Schwertner Round-up featuring Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar as a keynote. The round-up has become a staple of Senator Charles Schwertner’s support. Businessman Jim Schwertner opened the evening with a wink; “I’d like to thank all the Deplorables for coming tonight.”

 

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton at the Williamson county Grand Old Picnic, September 18

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton at the Williamson county Grand Old Picnic, September 18

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton at the Williamson county Grand Old Picnic, September 18A jumbo-sized crowd attended the Republican Party picnic Sunday at Williamson County Regional Park. Party members, elected officials and families enjoyed networking, fun picnic fare, and the best splash pad in the county. Special guest, Attorney General Ken Paxton entreated his fellow party members, “Don’t stay home for the upcoming general election, to maintain Texas values in leadership locally and nationwide.”

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