BISMARCK, ND – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) released the following statement on the resignation of Lt. Governor Brent Sanford:
“The North Dakota Republican Party is grateful for the service of Lt. Governor Brent Sanford,” said Schafer. “Brent’s tireless conservative leadership is admirable and we wish him the best in his future endeavors.”
Schafer also applauded Governor Doug Burgum’s appointment of former Border States CEO Tammy Miller as North Dakota’s 39th lieutenant governor.
“Tammy Miller is an impressive private sector business leader and longtime supporter of the North Dakota Republican Party,” said Schafer. “Her service as the state’s Chief Operating Officer has been transformational and we look forward to supporting Tammy in her new role as Lt. Governor. As a party, we are incredibly fortunate and appreciative to have two high-caliber business leaders teaming up to deliver strong, conservative leadership for North Dakota.”