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Florida Chamber lands a new political director



Veteran Republican operative John Wehrung has officially joined the Florida Chamber of Commerce as their new Political Director, working alongside another political pro, senior VP Marian Johnson.

Wehrung served as a campaign consultant to the Chamber in 2010 election and also helped the GOP takeover of the North Carolina State House as a partner with the Battleground Group, which he formed with fellow GOP campaign strategist Jamie Miller.Previously, Wehrung served as the Chief of Staff for the Republican National Committee's General Counsel and as Political Director of the Republican Party of Florida. Wehrung was one of the lead architects of the historic Republican take-over of the Florida House in 1996.

[Last modified: Friday, February 4, 2011 8:12am]


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