For Immediate Release: January 21,
Contact: Matt Moore
SCGOP Chairman Chad Connelly Congratulates
Speaker Newt Gingrich on South Carolina Victory
Columbia, S.C.--South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Chad Connelly
tonight released the following statement following Speaker Newt
Gingrich's victory in the South Carolina Presidential Primary:
"Speaker Gingrich won a hard-fought victory in South Carolina. He
deserves great praise," said Chairman Connelly.
"Small states still matter. Each campaign literally met thousands of
voters, and I'm proud of our activists and party leaders for their
enthusiasm. After a tough battle, South Carolina Republicans are now
united to defeat Barack Obama.
"The 2012 primary brought huge positive attention to our state. In a
tough economic climate, millions of out of state dollars boosted our
economy and created many jobs. Thank you, South Carolina," concluded