RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel expected to win reelection, backers say she unites, builds the party
The prevailing chatter at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting is that RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel will easily win an unprecedented fourth term when the votes are tallied Friday.
Her supporters say Mrs. McDaniel’s interpersonal and party-building skills are the reason she will coast to reelection despite a spirited challenge by Harmeet Dhillon, an RNC committeewoman from California.
RNC members, including those from states where the GOP has struggled, say they appreciate how Mrs. McDaniel has paid attention to their needs since she became chair in 2017.
“Ronna has been a very good chair. She’s done very well by the party. She’s raised record amounts of money. She’s been tremendously supportive of many states, particularly states where the Republican Party has not often played very well,” GOP Connecticut Party Chairman Ben Proto told The Washington Times.
Mr. Proto said Mrs. McDaniel deserves credit for helping build the party.
“She’s been very supportive of us in Connecticut. We’re a very blue state. We hold no statewide offices, no federal seats, but she chose to come support the party and helped build the party so that for the long term, we are in a position
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