Staff Numbers Exceed Any Point In 2012 Cycle
WASHINGTON – Today the Republican National Committee (RNC) announced an additional 392 staff and 98 new offices for its nationwide field organization, bringing the total number of paid RNC field staff across the country to over 1,000. The RNC’s field program has been in battleground states since 2013 and currently has more staff in the field than at any point in the 2012 cycle.
“The RNC entered this cycle more prepared than any party in history and has built a nationwide, permanent field program for the entire GOP ticket,” said RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. “Our organizing efforts began years ago and this new wave of hires will seamlessly plug into our operation as we head into the final stretch of the campaign season. The RNC is committed to sending Donald Trump to the White House and solidifying our majorities in Congress.”
The increase in staff and offices will be added in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
RNC field organizers had already put in over 1.2 million hours of organizing focused on the general election before either party’s primary concluded, and before Hillary Clinton had announced battleground state directors.
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