NHGOP Comments on Iowa GOP Chairman's Resignation Announcement

Concord, NH -- Following news that Iowa Republican Party Chairman Matt Strawn is resigning, N.H. Republican State Committee Chairman Wayne MacDonald, RNC National Committeeman Steve Duprey and RNC National Committeewoman Phyllis Woods released the comments below:

“I was disappointed to learn of Chairman Strawn’s decision. He’s compiled historic achievements and electoral successes for Iowa and the Republican Party. I’m thankful to him for his service and for his partnership in working together to preserve our states’ important roles in the nomination process. His steady leadership has been integral to our successes, and I wish him well in his future endeavors.” -- Chairman MacDonald

“Chairman Strawn has been a tireless advocate for our Party and for the principles of limited government, low taxes and fiscal discipline. On behalf of New Hampshire Republicans, I want to thank him for his service and his commitment to preserving the important and historic First-in-the-Nation traditions in Iowa and our state.” -- RNC National Committeeman Duprey

“I appreciate Chairman Strawn's efforts in our partnership to protect Iowa and New Hampshire's status as the nation’s first caucus and primary. It’s been a pleasure working with Chairman Strawn on the Committee; he's been a credit to his state.  I wish Chairman Strawn well as he turns to a new chapter in his life.” -- RNC National Committeewoman Woods