The Second District Republican Congressional Committee recently held a caucus to select a new Chairman. The caucus was held in the Fulton County Republican Headquarters in Rochester. Samuel J. Frain, of Winamac, was selected to fill the vacancy created following the death of longtime Chairwoman Joyce Smith in March. Frain had been serving as the District Vice Chairman and was a former District Treasurer. Frain was the unanimous choice of those participating in the caucus.
The Second District Republican Congressional Committee members are the county Chairman and Vice Chairman from Carroll, Cass, Elkhart, Fulton, Howard, LaPorte, Marshall, Porter, Pulaski, Starke, St. Joseph and White Counties.