Lonnie Spivak, a political veteran and community leader, has announced his candidacy for the chairmanship of the Davidson County Republican Party (DCRP).
Lonnie Spivak Announces Candidacy for Chairman of the Davidson County Republican Party
Nashville, TN – January 10, 2023 Lonnie Spivak, a seasoned political veteran and community leader, has announced his candidacy for Chairman of the Davidson County Republican Party (DCRP). pic.twitter.com/YI4Fi4z8dy
— Lonnie Spivak (@lonniespivak) January 20, 2023
Having run for Congress and the Metro Council, Spivak has a long history of involvement in politics in the Nashville area. He has served on the Davidson County Executive Committee, as the president of StopAMP, and as the founder of Nashville Smart. He is also a marketing professional, an author, the former treasurer of the Tennessee Higher Education Initiative, and the executive director of the Slick Lawson Foundation.
Additionally, Spivak hosts the Bellevue Breakfast Club and is a regular guest on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Spivak said he believes he has “the experience and vision” necessary to lead the county’s Republican Party.
“I am excited to announce my candidacy for Chairman of the Davidson County Republican Party,” Spivak said in a statement. “I believe that I have the experience and vision necessary to lead the party in the coming years and I look forward to mending fences and working with my fellow Republicans to ensure that our message for Nashville government is heard loud and clear.”
Spivak added that he is ”confident that he has the support of the party’s membership” and looks forward to serving as the next chairman.
On February 11, 2023, the Davidson County Republican Party will elect its chairman. The election will be held at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville.
The DCRPs mission is “committed to advancing limited government, lower taxes, less spending and individual liberty.” On its website, the DCRP states that its specific goals are to “grow the Republican Party by reaching new voters, advance the platform (which is grounded in conservative principles), and to keep Tennessee prosperous and free.”
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Kaitlin Housler is a reporter at The Tennessee Star and The Star News Network.