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Choose Wisconsin State Chair
to Lead Party
into the 2012 Elections
|January 14, 2011--Maria Cino
brought to the race vast experience at the top levels of Republican
campaigns, including serving as president and CEO of the 2008
Convention, deputy chairman at the RNC in the 2004 cycle, political
director on Gov. George Bush's 2000 presidential campaign, and
director of the NRCC in the 1994 cycle. House Speaker John
Boehner backed Cino in a Jan. 12 letter to RNC members. Cino had
to respond to charges about her position on life,
fact that she is not a member of the committee cost her a bit
|Cino received a significant
boost after Steele withdrew and asked his supporters to back her, but
the 40 votes proved to be the high mark.
Candidates and Campaigns: Steele, Wagner, Cino, Anuzis, Priebus.
Scenes around the Hall: a, b, c.
Voting: Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | Round 4 | Round 5 | Round 6 | Round 7.
The New Chairman Takes Charge: a, b.