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Politics
3:29 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Pence taps Berry for State GOP Chairman

State Auditor Tim Berry is expected to become the new chairman of the Indiana GOP.
Credit State of Indiana

Governor Mike Pence is nominating State Auditor Tim Berry to lead the Indiana Republican Party as its new chairman.

When current state GOP chair Eric Holcomb announced he would resign, he said his decision was in part to allow Pence to help steer the direction of the party’s future.  And Pence is opting to throw his support behind Berry, whose second term as state auditor would have ended at the beginning of 2015. He's also a former two term state treasurer.

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