McDonnell Elected Chairman of Republican Governors Association

December 1, 2011

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was elected Chairman of the Republican Governors Association Wednesday at the group's quarterly meetings in Orlando, Florida.

With the vote the Governor will continue his service as head of the organization. Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey was elected to continue serving as RGA Vice-Chairman.

Joining McDonnell and Christie on the RGA Executive Committee will be: Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, Governor Susana Martinez of New Mexico, Governor Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania, Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina, and Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin.

Speaking about the election, Governor McDonnell remarked, "I am honored to be elected by my peers to chair the Republican Governors Association in 2012. Our country is facing unprecedented economic and fiscal challenges that require bold leadership and innovative solutions. I look forward to working with my colleagues over the next year to continue implementing good, fiscally responsible policy, and to working hard to build on the RGA's successes of 2009-2011 to add to the ranks of our 29 outstanding Republican governors."

Additionally, Governor Mitch Daniels of Indiana was elected to serve as RGA Policy Chairman to lead the Republican Governors Public Policy Committee.

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