Ronna McDaniel lands her fourth term as RNC president
Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel was re-elected on Friday, earning a fourth term as party leader.
McDaniel won by a margin of 111-51-4-1, securing his leadership until the 2024 election.
Hand-picked by former President Donald Trump in 2017 to lead the RNC, McDaniel has focused on party infrastructure – expanding voter rolls, filing campaign lawsuits and expanding ballot harvesting and efforts. postal voting. She told Breitbart News she was creating a party “machine” to win the election.
Results of the first ballot for the election of the president of the RNC:
167 votes cast. 84 needed to win.
Ronna McDaniel- 111
Harmeet Dhillon – 51
Mike Lindell- 4
Lee Zeldin – 1
Ronna McDaniel has re-elected the president of the RNC.
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One of McDaniel’s main criticisms, echoed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday, was the nationwide electoral underperformance as she oversaw the 2018, 2020 and 2022 election cycles. However, McDaniel says critics should look to states like Florida, North Carolina and Virginia for Republican victories.
A race that many thought would be an inevitable victory for McDaniel, her path to victory was not without its challenges, as she went up against lawyer and Republican National Committee member Harmeet Dhillon who managed to ward off voting members of McDaniel and racking up endorsements from prominent donors. , politician and conservative activists.
Both Dhillon and McDaniel are considered strong Trump allies, and the former president has remained publicly neutral, telling Breitbart News, “I love them both.”
Breccan F. Thies is a reporter for Breitbart News. You can follow him on Twitter @BreccanFThies.