The tea party group Beat Lamar demanded last week that Chairman Chris Devaney resign. Beat Lamar says Devaney violated party bylaws by signing a fundraising letter that appeared to assume Alexander would be the GOP nominee in the 2014 general election
Staffers at GOP headquarters told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/169bKoj) the letter was drafted before state Rep. Joe Carr, R-Lascassas, announced in August that he'd take on Alexander.
Beat Lamar is now pledging to hold a series of public "conversations" in each of the 33 executive committee districts.
The group says it will start on Oct. 5 and plans to finish by the end of the year.
Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com
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