Head of the House GOP campaign arm won't seek another term

Head of the House GOP campaign arm won't seek another term
© Greg Nash

The head of the House GOP’s campaign arm will step down from his post after losing control of the lower chamber on Tuesday, according to a spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).

Rep. Steve StiversSteven (Steve) Ernst StiversDemocrat Katie Porter unseats GOP's Mimi Walters House GOP returns to Washington after sobering midterm losses Conservative magazine posts recording of King using derogatory language against immigrants MORE (R-Ohio), sent an email to staff on Wednesday informing them that he would not seek another term as chairman of the NRCC. He has been at the helm of the campaign arm for one cycle.

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The announcement comes after the House GOP lost its majority in a bruising midterm defeat, with Democrats likely picking up 30 or more seats.

Republicans already throwing their hats into the ring for the NRCC chairmanship include Reps. Mimi Walter (R-Calif.), Tom EmmerThomas (Tom) Earl EmmerMcCarthy defeats Jordan for minority leader in 159-to-43 vote House Republicans set to elect similar team of leaders despite midterm thumping Conservative groups call for new slate of House GOP leaders MORE (R-Minn.) and Ann WagnerAnn Louise WagnerMidterm results shake up national map House Republicans set to elect similar team of leaders despite midterm thumping Conservative groups call for new slate of House GOP leaders MORE (R-Mo.).