Skip to comments.Florida Republican Party chair to resign
Posted on 08/31/2011 8:20:29 PM PDT by NautiNurse
Republican Party of Florida Chairman David Bitner said Wednesday he would resign because of health concerns, a surprising move that sent the party looking for its fourth leader in less than two years.
"At the time I first discussed my health with you, I also made a promise that I would serve as the Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida only as long as I could do so with all the energy and attention this position deserves," Bitner, who revealed in April that he had been diagnosed with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, wrote in a letter to Republican activists. "I have kept that promise, and it has been the honor of a lifetime to serve you and my beloved Florida."
Bitner will step aside Sept. 23, amid the party's Presidency 5 event. He recommended that Vice Chairman Lenny Curry, who also heads the Duval County GOP, be elected to replace him.
(Excerpt) Read more at flcourier.com ...
That terrible disease has claimed far too many lives and devastated far too many families.
Oh dear, such a devastating disease. I offer my prayers for him and for his family.
Prayers up. ALS is a brutal way to die.
My first wife died of ALS at age 34. I wouldn’t even wish THAT disease on Obama, Pelosi or Reid.
This is a brutal disease- my prayers are with him and his family.
Prayers for his health.
Prayers from here for him and his family.
Thanks for posting the link to the updated info!
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