Florida GOP Chairman Lenny Curry to resign, pursue Jacksonville mayor bidby George Bennett | May 1st, 2014
Republican Party of Florida Chairman Lenny Curry will step down at the end of this month to pursue a 2015 campaign for mayor of Jacksonville, The Florida Times-Union reported and Florida Republican National Committeeman Peter Feaman confirmed.
The party will select a new chairman May 31 at its quarterly meeting in Tampa, Feaman said today.
Curry’s departure comes while RPOF plays a key role in Gov. Rick Scott‘s re-election efforts in one of the nation’s hottest governor’s races. Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist, who was governor immediately before Scott, leads Scott in most polls.