Donald Trump supporter unseats longtime Palm Beach County GOP committeeman

Ousted Palm Beach County Republican State Committeeman Peter Feaman, left, with Republican Party of Florida Chairman Blaise Ingoglia at the Republican National Convention in July

Ousted Palm Beach County Republican State Committeeman Peter Feaman, left, with Republican Party of Florida Chairman Blaise Ingoglia at the Republican National Convention in July

Donald Trump supporters, nursing a months-old grudge over the way the Florida GOP establishment picked convention delegates, got some revenge last Tuesday.

 

Joe Budd, vice chairman of Donald Trump's campaign in Palm Beach County, will be the county's new Republican state committeeman.

Joe Budd, vice chairman of Donald Trump’s campaign in Palm Beach County, will be the county’s new Republican state committeeman.

Trump supporter Joe Budd unseated longtime Palm Beach County Republican State Committeeman Peter Feaman in a little-noticed race on county GOP primary ballots.

 

Feaman, an attorney from Boynton Beach who has held the county post for 12 years, is also Florida’s Republican National Committeeman and has been mentioned as a potential future candidate for state GOP chairman. Though he’ll lose his county position in December, Feaman’s RNC term runs until 2020 and he remains an officer of the Republican Party of Florida until then.

 

Read more about it in this week’s Politics column.

 

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