Results of the first ballot:
Priebus 45, Steele 44, Cino 32, Anuzis 24, Wagner 23.
Maria Cino did better than expected. An amusing rumor had it
that, "Priebus socked some votes into Maria and Ann and then will take
them away [in the next round] to show a big bump."
Priebus Elected RNC Chair on Seventh Round ...10 of 18 >
to Lead Party
into the 2012 Elections
|January 14, 2011--After RNC
General Counsel Norm Semanko (ID) explained the rules,
|RNC Secretary Sharon Day called
the roll and members made their way to the front to vote. (The
ballot box is just visible in the middle of the above photo).
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.