The Republican Party of Texas (RPT) will elect a new chairman on Saturday afternoon to replace outgoing Chairman Steve Munisteri, who is resigning to serve as an adviser for Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky).
The candidates are Dallas County GOP Chairman Wade Emmert, Texas’ Republican National Committeeman Robin Armstrong, Texas GOP Treasurer Tom Mechler, and former Harris County GOP Chairman Jared Woodfill. As Breitbart Texas reported, Emmert is popular with the Young Republicans, but there is no clear frontrunner. Unofficial chatter at the SREC meeting suggests that Emmert and Mechler have more support, but the true measure of support will not be known until the ballots are cast, which is expected to take several rounds.
Breitbart Texas is live at the RPT headquarters and will report on the results of the election once they are available.
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