Fisher re-elected as Republican National Committeewoman

Published 12:00 am Monday, May 9, 2016

SALISBURY — Dr. Ada Fisher of Salisbury narrowly won re-election to her position as a Republican National Committeewoman Saturday at the N.C. GOP Convention in Raleigh.

Fisher, who was previously elected a committeewoman in 2008 and 2012, edged Miriam Chu of Moore County by a vote of 329 to 326.

Chu is chairwoman of Moore TEA Citizens in Moore County.

Fisher was the first black woman from North Carolina to serve as a Republican National Committeewoman.

A former member of the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education, Fisher was a candidate for the U.S. Senate from North Carolina in 2002, a candidate for U.S. Congress in North Carolina’s 12th District in 2004 and 2006 and a candidate for the N.C. House of Representatives in District 77 in 2008.