#ncgop Harnett, Nix pick up endorsements

ncgopWith the state GOP convention gaveling into order next weekend, some folks are making their voices heard on the choices for officers to lead the party over the next two years.

The Republican Liberty Caucus — an Eastern North Carolina based coalition of libertarian-leaning and Tea Party conservatives — has endorsed Hasan Harnett for state party chairman and Michele Nix for vice-chairman.

Congressman Walter Jones (R), currently representing eastern North Carolina’s Third District, has also stepped forward with an endorsement of Nix for vice-chairman.

Craig Collins of Gaston County has already been endorsed by both of the state’s US senators as well as most of the party’s power structure in Raleigh.