AZGOP Leadership Candidates Announced
Party Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary to be Elected Jan 28th
PHOENIX - Chairman Robert Graham announced the list of candidates seeking the Arizona Republican Party's top three elected officer positions. Additional nominations for these positions can be made from the floor at the party's January 28th Organizational Meeting, taking place at the Church for the Nations in Phoenix and starting at 9 am.
Candidates for Chairman: Jonathan Lines, Jim O'Connor, Frank Thorwald
Candidates for Secretary: Gabriela Mercer, Cindy Coleman, Marla Festenese
Candidates for Treasurer: Eric Morgan, William Beard, Wes Harris, Robert Lettieri
Elected Republican State Committeemen from each of Arizona's 15 counties will attend the meeting to vote on these positions and other party business. A formal call letter will be mailed to all state committeemen at least ten days before the meeting.
The state committee will also elect three members-at-large to serve on the state party executive committee, three from each of Arizona's nine congressional districts, with all candidates running from the floor.
Party Chairman Robert Graham appointed Barry Wong to serve as Chairman of the Resolutions Committee, Kathy Petsas to serve as Chairman of the Bylaws Committee, and Sergio Arellano to be Chairman of the Nominations Committee.
The current tentative list of 1,235 state committeemen, including nominees not yet formally elected, is here: