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All 254 County Chair Seats Filled Again!!

March 5, 2015

For the second time since Chairman Munisteri was elected in 2010, all 254 Texas counties now have a Republican County Chairman! Shortly after he was elected, Chairman Munisteri made it a goal of his to reach out to every community in the state, and one of the first steps in reaching that goal was making sure we had …

2015 RPT Fundraiser Raises Record Amount

March 4, 2015

Last week the Republican Party of Texas hosted its annual legislative dinner.  The dinner, the 5th under Chairman Munisteri’s leadership, raised $225,000, which is a record for this event, and all of the legislative dinners combined have raised over $850,000 for the RPT. The event, which started with a host reception and photo opportunity followed by dinner …

February 2015 Chairman’s Update

February 28, 2015

February marked the last full month of my tenure as State Chairman, thus it was fitting that my last full month as Chairman was similar to my first few months. I spent most of the month traveling, in part as a result of local Republican clubs trying to schedule me to speak at their meetings …

Strike Force Volunteers Needed

February 5, 2015

Friends, We have good news. Republicans have a shot at winning yet another seat back from the Democrats this year! Following the news that Representative Villarreal would be stepping down to run for Mayor of San Antonio, SREC SD-26 Committeeman Nunzio Previtera jumped into the race as the only Republican to fill the empty seat. …

January 2015 Chairman’s Update

February 3, 2015

The start of a new year is time for planning. This was the case with the RNC as it held its first meeting of the year in San Diego. National Committeeman Dr. Robin Armstrong, National Committeewoman Toni Anne Dashiell, and I all attended the multi-day meeting at which the future of the party was discussed. Of particular …

Chairman Munisteri to Resign Effective March 7th

January 30, 2015

Austin, TX - Republican Party of Texas State Chairman Steve Munisteri informed the State Republican Executive Committee today that he will resign as State Chairman effective Saturday, March 7th at 1:00 PM. At the last meeting of the SREC, the Chairman proposed a bylaw amendment which allowed for there to be a seamless transition from the current Chair …

2015 Inaugural Month Recap

January 22, 2015

January 2015 marked a historic change for Texas. The first week of the month saw most of our recently elected statewide officials get sworn into office with the inauguration of Attorney General Ken Paxton, Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton, and Comptroller Glenn Hegar. Later in the month …

December 2014 Chairman’s Update

December 31, 2014

December was all about planning for the future. The staff and Officials Committee worked hard having a series of meetings preparing an operating budget for 2015 while concurrently drafting a separate Victory budget and plan. In the past, Victory Committee operations only occurred prior to elections and shut down after the cycle. It has been …

Victory to Continue!

December 18, 2014

In the November Chairman’s Update, Chairman Munisteri alluded to the fact that there would be an upcoming, exciting announcement about plans for Victory 2016. Today, the Republican Party of Texas is excited to reveal what those plans are. With a promise of continued support from the Republican National Committee, an anticipated quarter million dollars leftover from …

Fourth Quarterly SREC Meeting Recap

December 13, 2014

The fourth quarterly meeting of the State Republican Executive Committee met at RPT headquarters in Austin on Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6.  This meeting marked the first official meetings of the individual committees following the appointment of committee members at the third quarterly meeting in September. The committees that met on Friday included …