posted on February 13, 2013 07:23
Long time City of Batavia Republican Party Chairman Joeseph Gerace has resigned.
Gerace telling WBTA this morning he submitted his letter of resignation to the city committee last night.
"I have tried to the best of my ability to pull our party together and get our candidates elected, and truthfully, it has been stressful.
I believe I must think of my own health and my commitment to me supportive family.”
Gerace is 76.
He has served as City of Batavia GOP Chairman for 15 years.
Jim Russell will serve as acting chair until the party elects a new leader.
Gerace says he will continue to serve on the city and county GOP committees.
(photo courtesy : The Batavian)