Ed Martin has hired Steve Michael to serve as the Political Director for the State GOP. This is an important position to fill given the April special elections in State House districts 157 and 76, as well as the June special election in the 8th Congressional District.

Steve has been active in Missouri Republican politics for several years. During the 2010 election cycle, he served as a Victory Field Director in Cape Girardeau. He has also served as the campaign manager for Cole McNary and for Ed’s campaign for Attorney General in 2012.

Ed is continuing to search for the Party’s new Executive Director. To date, more than 20 resumes have been submitted, and he has received input and suggestions from the members of the Congressional delegation, other elected officials, donors, grassroots supporters, and many members of the State Committee.