The man who managed former Sen. George Allen’s unsuccessful re- election campaign says he’ll run for Colorado state Republican Party chairman.
Colorado House Minority Leader Mike May and Senate Minority LeaderAndyMcElhanysaythestate partyneedsastrongleaderafterlosingaU.S.Senateseat,twoU.S.House seats, the governor’s office and control of the legislature in the last two elections.
Dick Wadhams managed successful campaigns for Colorado Sen. Wayne Allard in 1996 and 2002 and Gov. Bill Owens in 1998 — when Mr. Owens became the first Republican elected governor of the state in 24 years.
Mr. Wadhams says he believes he can help the party get past its internaldifferences,theAssociatedPress reports.