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GOP donors join chorus for Thrasher as chairman



A number of top GOP fund-raisers -- much of the same group that called for Chairman Jim Greer's resignation -- are joining the chorus supporting state Sen. John Thrasher as Florida's next Republican Party chairman. See the full list of names below:


Key Republican Finance Leaders Support Senator John Thrasher for RPOF Chairman

Tallahassee, Fla. – Key Republican finance leaders from all across the state today issued a joint statement of support for Senator John Thrasher to lead the Republican Party of Florida.  The below joint statement is attributable to Mr. Richard Beard, Mr. William Becker, Ambassador Charles E. Cobb, Mr. J.C. Demetree, Mr. Ed Easton, Mr. Mark Guzetta, Mr. Charles Hilton, Ambassador Al Hoffman, Ambassador Mel Sembler and Ambassador Ned Siegel.

John Thrasher is a proven leader we all know and trust.  We need his leadership at the Republican Party during this critical juncture.  He has our full support in his campaign for Chairman of the Party and we hope the members of the Republican Executive Committee will favorably consider him as well.”

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 1:13pm]


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