Republicans in each of New York's 62 counties elect a Republican County Committee every two years. The chair of each county committee is the face of the Republican Party in that County. In addition, Republicans in each of New York's 150 Assembly Districts elect one female and one male district leader. The district leaders within each county make up the executive committee of the individual county committees. The chair along with the executive committee in each county are responsible for growing the party on the local level, as well as running the finances of the local party. They are responsible for finding candidates to run for public office, and when there are multiple candidates they choose which will get the party's nomination, unless both candidates have petitioned enough signatures to trigger a primary.
Every Assembly District in each county elects one male and one female representative who together make up the New York State Republican State Committee. The State Committee runs the party on the state level, and they choose candidates to run for statewide offices. Before every statewide election the party holds a convention where the committee chooses candidate to run for all statewide offices. 60% of... Read More