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Ron Weiser will remain chairman position of MI. GOP after accusations arise

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Ron Weiser will again be chairman of the Michigan Republican Party after being accused of misusing party funds to keep a candidate out of a 2018 race.

In a landslide victory Ron Weiser enters a third non-consecutive term at the helm of the Party.  In a statement from MI. GOP, Weiser says he’s ready to make Governor Gretchen Whitmer a one term Governor. 

His win follows the accusations made by the now former Chairwoman Laura Cox, of paying $200,000 to Republican Stanley Grot to withdraw as a candidate for the race for Michigan’s Secretary of State in 2018.  

Weiser called the allegation baseless and a desperate attempt to smear his name. 

Meshawn Maddock was elected as the party's co-chair.