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Please see below the statement from Senate President Chuck Morse in regards to his endorsement of NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn for re-election.

“I gladly support Jennifer Horn for a second term as Chairman of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee.

Jennifer and the dedicated staff she led were instrumental in securing the Republican gains made in our state legislature.
Jennifer lived this commitment daily by persistently and consistently reaching out to lower ballot candidates to ensure they had the training and exposure to the party's staff, it’s resources and it’s latest technology.
Republican efforts in 2016 will be stronger with Jennifer as Chairman and I strongly encourage state committee members to re-elect her at our Annual Meeting."
— Senate President Chuck Morse


Nashua – Former New Hampshire Governor and State Party Chairman John H. Sununu and former Speaker William O’Brien today enthusiastically endorsed Jennifer Horn for re-election as NHGOP Chairman. The endorsements demonstrate Horn’s broad support from across the political spectrum of New Hampshire Republicans.
Former Governor and State Party Chairman John Sununu:
“I am extremely pleased that Jennifer Horn has decided to run for a second term as Chairman of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee. Jennifer did an excellent job in her first term and I expect that she will continue to the build the party going into the next election cycle. She has earned the trust and confidence of Republicans across the State of New Hampshire and I urge them to support her at the 2015 Annual Meeting.”
Former Speaker William O’Brien:
“Two years ago I stood up at the New Hampshire Republican State Committee Annual Meeting to nominate Jennifer Horn as the next chairman of our party. I decided to support Jennifer because I thought she was the best candidate to take the fight to the Democrats, update and rebuild our party's infrastructure, and stand up for our Republican nominees and elected officials.
“Jennifer has not only met, but surpassed, my expectations and served as one of the most effective state party chairmen during my time in New Hampshire politics. She has served as a successful messenger for our party by clearly communicating our fiscally conservative principles and highlighting the failures of the Democrats’ liberal agenda. Jennifer has effectively managed the state committee by assembling a talented team, addressing outstanding financial reporting issues, and raising the resources that we needed to take on the Democrats’ political machine. Most importantly, Jennifer has demonstrated great integrity by keeping her word to always stand up for our Republican nominees and fairly enforce our party’s bylaws. Her willingness to publicly stand as the lead guardian of the New Hampshire Republican Party was clearly demonstrated during the recent House vote for speaker. For that and so much more she deserves the support of all conservatives in our party.
“I am extremely pleased that Jennifer has chosen to seek a second term as chairman. I encourage my fellow state committee members to join me in enthusiastically supporting her re-election effort at the 2015 annual meeting."


Concord – Longtime conservative activist and current Merrimack County GOP Chairman Bryan Gould today announced his candidacy for NHGOP Vice Chairman.


“I am running for Vice Chairman because I want to continue to strengthen our party and serve as a  voice for bedrock New Hampshire values of fiscal responsibility,  limited government, personal liberty, and low taxes,” said Gould. “The New Hampshire Republican State Committee has made tremendous progress over the last two years – but there is still more work to be done. I am committed to working with Republicans across the spectrum to help elect dedicated Republican candidates in 2016.”


Executive Councilor David Wheeler and Merrimack County Sheriff Scott Hilliard immediately endorsed Gould’s candidacy.


“I’ve known Bryan for nearly twenty years, and he is first and foremost a Reagan conservative.  I worked extensively with him in his role as special counsel to both the executive council and Governor Benson and found him to be excellent at managing complex and sensitive legal issues,” said Executive Councilor Wheeler. “During my time in politics, he has served as chairman of the Concord and Merrimack County Republican Committees and has been NHGOP counsel for three party chairmen. I count Bryan as a friend and support his candidacy for vice-chairman of the NHGOP without hesitation.”


"I'm enthusiastically supporting Bryan for vice-chair. During his time as chairman of our county committee he has shown repeatedly that he respects every kind of Republican. That has helped make our committee a big success,” said Sheriff Hilliard. “I know he will bring long experience, good judgment, and a positive outlook to the office of vice-chairman."


For over twenty years, Bryan has been worked with grassroots activists to strengthen conservative causes in New Hampshire. Bryan currently serves as the Merrimack County GOP chairman and previously served as chairman of the Concord Republican City Committee. He has served as special counsel both to New Hampshire Governor Craig Benson and to the New Hampshire Executive Council.  He has also served as counsel to three chairmen of the NHGOP. Bryan is a director and shareholder at Cleveland, Waters and Bass, is a member of the New Hampshire and Nevada bars, and he is admitted to practice before the United States Courts of Appeals for the First and Ninth Circuits and the United States District Courts for the Districts of New Hampshire, Vermont, and Nevada. Bryan earned a B.S. (cum laude) from Utah State University and a J.D. from the University of Utah College of Law.


Current Vice Chairman Ken Merrifield announced that he would not run for reelection and focus on his duties as mayor of Franklin. 



Concord - New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn today released the following statement on Bill O'Brien on becoming the next Speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives:


"I want to congratulate Bill O'Brien on becoming the next Speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. Speaker O'Brien is a proven conservative, a tireless advocate for limited government and an outstanding leader who will stand up for fiscal responsibility in Concord. The Republican State Committee looks forward to working with Speaker O'Brien to hold Governor Hassan's accountable for her reckless tax and spend agenda and promote responsible Republican policies that will benefit all Granite Staters."



Concord - New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn today released the following statement in honor of today's Veterans Day Holiday:


"Today, we give thanks to America's veterans, the brave men and women who have put their country before themselves. Thank you, to all veterans for your selfless service to our nation, for your courage and for your commitment to ensuring that the United States remains the greatest, freest nation on earth. I also extend my warmest wishes and sincerest thanks to the families of all of our veterans. Thank you for making one of the most incredible sacrifices a family can make, and God bless America." 

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