Michigan Republican State Chairman Saul Anuzis announced the suport of five state GOP chairs this week, including New Jersey's Tom Wilson, in his bid for Republican National Chairman. The incumbent, Mike Duncan, has not yet said if he will seek re-election to a second term. Other candidates include: former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, White House OMB Director Jim Nussle, a former Iowa Congressman; Florida GOP State Chairman Jim Greer; and Chip Saltsman, who managed Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign
Joining Wilson in his support of Anuzis are the Republican State Chairmen from Connecticut, Nebraska, Nevada and the Virgin Islands.
New Jersey gets three votes in the race for GOP National Chairman in November: Wilson, Republican National Committeeman David Norcross, and Republican National Committeewoman Virginia Haines.