(WWSB) - On Jan. 12, during the Republican’s Annual meeting in Orlando, former Sarasota County Republican Chairman was elected into a new position.
Joe Gruters was elected Chairman of the Florida GOP.
Gruters defeated Charlotte County’s Bob Starr in a final margin of 192 to 25.
“I am honored and humbled to have received the vote of confidence from my fellow Republicans to lead the Florida GOP during this exciting time for our party,” said RPOF Chairman Joe Gruters. “After a close, yet successful midterm election for Republicans, I have learned that united, we are unstoppable! That is why I look forward to getting to work closely with every county Chairman, every state committeeman and woman, as well as every elected official to make history once again in 2020.”