County GOP elects new officers
The Georgetown County Republican Party held an election for officers Saturday in Georgetown with 76 delegates from around the county present.
Randy Hollister, a member of the local party since 2007, was elected to serve a two-year term as chairman.
“I think this is a good time to be a Republican in Georgetown County,” Hollister said.
“We have an awful lot of opportunity in the Republican party. The public is pretty strongly with us on many issues.”
The Pawleys Island commercial real estate broker stresses the importance of clear, conservative messaging and direct personal contact along with effective use of advanced technology and embracing social media as keys to Republican victory in the 2013 and 2014 elections, according to his website.
Hollister presented outgoing chairman Jim Jerow with a plaque during the meeting recognizing his years of service to the party and the great progress made in expanding the party organization in Georgetown County.
Also elected were state committeeman Jerry Rovner, who will be the voting representative for the Georgetown County Republican party at state party meetings; Karol Anderson, treasurer; Tammie Avant, vice chair; Sherry Marnell, secretary; and delegates who will represent the county.
The party also passed a resolution in support of the Second Amendment.
Guest speakers were Chad Connelly, chair of the South Carolina Republican Party, and S.C. Superintendent of Education Mick Zais.
By Clayton Stairs
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