Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel won reelection Friday, clinching a fourth term at the helm of the party.
McDaniel won by a margin of 111-51-4-1, securing her leadership through the 2024 election.
Effectively handpicked by former President Donald Trump in 2017 to run the RNC, McDaniel has focused on party infrastructure — expanding voter rolls, filing election lawsuits, and expanding ballot harvesting and mail-in voting efforts. She told Breitbart News she is creating a party “machine” set to win elections.
RNC Chair Election First Ballot Results:
167 votes cast. 84 needed to win.
Ronna McDaniel – 111
Harmeet Dhillon – 51
Mike Lindell – 4
Lee Zeldin – 1
Ronna McDaniel reelected RNC Chair.
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One of the chief criticisms of McDaniel, echoed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis…