Former State Sen. Bill Armistead of Columbiana is the new chairman of the Alabama GOP party.
Updated: Monday, 01 Oct 2012, 5:51 AM CDT
Published : Monday, 01 Oct 2012, 5:45 AM CDT
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Alabama's Republican party chairman will be in Mobile today to make a big announcement.
Bill Armistead is expected to announce that the party will send volunteers to battleground states because Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is expected to carry Alabama by a wide margin. The effort is being called Alabama Battleground Patriots.
The Mobile County Republican Executive Committee will host a reception for Armistead on Monday, October 1 at 6:00 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Airport Blvd. The public is welcome. The MCREC will hold their fall quarterly meeting at 7:00 p.m. following the reception. For more information, click here or call 251-414-3080.
The Republican nominee for president has carried Alabama in every election since 1980.
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