David Cole http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ed Martin On Failed Campaigns, Fundraising And The Future Of The Mo. GOP http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ed-martin-failed-campaigns-fundraising-and-future-mo-gop <p>In a narrow victory on Saturday, Ed Martin edged out incumbent David Cole to become the new Missouri GOP Chairman.</p><p>Many speculate David Cole was ousted because of the GOP's poor performance in statewide races, where the party lost five out of the six races, in spite of Republican Mitt Romney carrying the state by over 10 points.&nbsp;But it's worth noting that Martin chaired the Missouri GOP's Victory 2012 Campaign, which resulted in only one victory for the party.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:00:37 +0000 Chris McDaniel 8134 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ed Martin On Failed Campaigns, Fundraising And The Future Of The Mo. GOP