March 11, 2015

RickPAC Hires Veteran New Hampshire Operatives

Gov. Rick Perry begins a two-day trip to New Hampshire tomorrow to meet with supporters and activists in the state. 

In addition to his visit, Gov. Perry’s leadership PAC, RickPAC, is proud to announce the hiring of a veteran team of New Hampshire advisors: 

Michael Dennehy will serve as senior advisor. Dennehy has been a Republican strategist for more than 20 years. He managed John McCain’s upset victory in the New Hampshire presidential primary in 2000, and his come from behind win in the 2008 New Hampshire primary.

Dante Vitagliano will serve as field director. Vitagliano was deputy political director for Marilinda Garcia for Congress, the Republican nominee for New Hampshire’s second congressional district in 2014.  

Ryder Selmi will serve as North Country field manager. Selmi was the North Country field manager for the Garcia campaign. Selmi was also an ambassador for the campus-based organization, Turning Point USA.

“We are honored be part of the team spreading Gov. Perry’s positive vision of prosperity, reform and revival for America,” Dennehy said. “This team knows New Hampshire and we are excited to work closely with Rick Perry as he crisscrosses the Granite State.”

The core principles of RickPAC are to identify and support Republicans who will:

  • Believe in the power of the individual
  • Secure our nation’s border
  • Protect Americans from international threats
  • Believe in the principles of a limited federal government and the 10th Amendment 
  • Cut taxes for all Americans
  • Reduce wasteful government spending and debt
  • Invest in job creation


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