Republican National Committee
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The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that leads the Republican Party of the United States.wikipedia
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It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention.
Administered by the Republican National Committee, the stated purpose of the convocation is to nominate an official candidate in an upcoming U.S. presidential election, and to adopt the party platform and rules for the election cycle.
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The RNC's main counterpart is the Democratic National Committee.
The DNC's main counterpart is the Republican National Committee.
Edwin Denison MorganGovernor MorganMorgan
He was the first and longest-serving chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Governor ClaflinLee ClaflinWilliam
He also served as chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1868–1872, serving as a moderating force between the Radical and moderate wings of the Republican Party.
Henry J. RaymondHenry Raymond
He was a member of the New York State Assembly, Lieutenant Governor of New York, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, and elected to the House of Representatives.
Marcus A. HannaMarcus HannaMarcus Alonzo Hanna
Marcus Alonzo Hanna (September 24, 1837 – February 15, 1904) was an American businessman and Republican politician, who served as a United States Senator from Ohio as well as chairman of the Republican National Committee.
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The 1856 Republican National Convention appointed the first RNC.
The convention also appointed the members of the newly-established Republican National Committee.
Will HaysHaysWilliam Hays
William Harrison Hays Sr. (November 5, 1879 – March 7, 1954) was a United States politician, chairman of the Republican National Committee (1918–21), U.S. Postmaster General (1921–22), and, from 1922–1945, the first chairman of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA).
Frank H. HitchcockFrank Hitchcock
Frank Harris Hitchcock (October 5, 1867 – August 25, 1935), was chairman of Republican National Committee from 1908 to 1909.
Thomas Henry CarterThomas Carter
He also made a name for himself within the national Republican Party, becoming in 1892 the first Catholic to serve as chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Harry S. NewHarry New
He served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee, a United States Senator from Indiana, and United States Postmaster General.
George H.W. BushBushGeorge Bush
The only person to have chaired the RNC and later become U.S. president is George H. W. Bush.
President Richard Nixon appointed Bush to the position of Ambassador to the United Nations in 1971 and to the position of chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1973.
Matthew S. QuayMatt QuayMatthew Stanley Quay
From 1888 to 1891, Quay was Chairman of the Republican National Committee.
William J. CampbellWilliam Campbell
After his Senate experience, he returned to his law firm and was a member of the Republican National Committee.
John Taylor Adams (December 22, 1862 – October 28, 1939) was a noted businessman in the Dubuque, Iowa area and also a former Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1921 to 1924.
Henry C. PayneHenry PaynePayne, Henry Clay
He was also a chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Hugh D. ScottHugh D. Scott, Jr.Hugh D. Scott Jr.
After helping Thomas E. Dewey win the 1948 Republican presidential nomination, Scott held the position of Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1948 to 1949.
Joseph William Martin, Jr.Joseph William Martin Jr.Joseph W. Martin, Jr.
He also served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1940 to 1942 at the behest of Wendell Willkie, the 1940 Republican presidential nominee.
Guy George Gabrielson
He served as chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1949 to 1952, and was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1925 to 1929, and was its Speaker in 1929.
Jewell was also a presidential candidate at the 1876 Republican National Convention and served as the chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1880 until 1883.
Robert DoleDoleRobert J. Dole
In 1968, Dole was elected to the Senate, where he served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1971 to 1973 and Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee from 1981 to 1985.
Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr.
Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr. (born August 28, 1939) is an American lawyer, politician, and lobbyist who was chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1983 to 1989.
Richard RichardsDick Richards
Richard Richards (May 14, 1932 – January 30, 2015) was an American political activist who served as chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1981 to 1983.
He was Presidential secretary to President Calvin Coolidge and chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Haley Reeves Barbour
Mississippi Governor and former RNC chair Haley Barbour has suggested the party will focus its efforts on congressional and gubernatorial elections in the coming years rather than the next presidential election.
A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1993 to 1997.