Wade Emmert

Tom Mechler

Tom Mechler Elected Texas GOP Chairman

The Republican Party of Texas has elected Tom Mechler as their new Chairman, in a meeting of the State Republican Executive Committee (SREC) in downtown Austin on Saturday afternoon.

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LIVESTREAM: Watch the Texas GOP Chairman’s Election

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).

Steve Munisteri 2012 RPT Convention

254 Republican County Chairs at Work as Munisteri Heads Out the Door

Republican Party of Texas (RPT) Chairman Steve Munisteri will leave the party with a complete slate of county party chairs as he leaves the party on Saturday. All 254 counties of the State of Texas have Republican Party chairs for the second time during Munisteri’s tenure. This was one of his top priorities when he took office in the summer of 2010.

Steve Munisteri

Texas GOP Chair to Join Rand Paul Campaign

Republican Party of Texas Chairman Steve Munisteri surprised his fellow state Republicans, not by his resignation, but by announcing that he was joining the staff of Kentucky Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul (R-KY). Munisteri’s resignation has long been expected as he has said he would not be finishing his term months ago.