Chairman Munisteri: "I heartily congratulate Congressman-Elect Blake Farenthold on his tremendous victory, and am very glad that this recount upheld a solid win for his campaign. This is a historic race in many respects..."
"It is my understanding that he is doing very well following the surgery, and that he expects to be back in Washington when the new Congress is sworn in this January."
Thank you again to all of you who participated in making sure this election happened so smoothly. From precinct chairman and election judge, all the way up to candidates and county chairmen - you made the difference.
Dewhurst wisely suggested that the $100,000 of funds that he had raised be put aside into a "Rainy Day" fund, to only be used in emergency to prevent the party from ever going in debt in the future.
With a goal of raising and distributing $124,000 to Republican candidates, Steve and the other members of the CRC worked many long hours raising funds, reviewing funding applications, and making presentations across Texas.
Three outstanding Houston-area volunteers who donated their time and talents to help the Republican cause in this election cycle - Judge Ken Wise, George Fibbe, and Lucy Forbes.
Recently named a Distinguished Military Retiree by the Fort Hood Retiree Council! Her selection for this prestigious honor was made by the Retiree Council serving the 250,000 retirees from over 175 counties in Texas.
It has truly been an honor and privilege to chair the Victory effort in Texas this year. We put an emphasis on running Victory as true fiscal conservatives, doing more with less, and we succeeded.
We wish to extend special thanks and credit to three Republican members of the upper chamber in the State Senate who have stepped up to help the RPT in our efforts to strengthen our Republican majority in Texas.
It did not take long for Pat to make good on his pledge, and with months to spare, he not only met the $25,000 mark, but exceeded it with a total of $28,625 raised for the State Party!