As of 2015, many counties in Texas have representatives from the Republican Party, or GOP, of Texas including Andrews, Baylor, Calhoun, Dallas, Denton, El Paso, Houston, Jeff Davis La Salle and San Jacinto. Ochiltree County is one of the most Republican counties in Texas, with approximately 90 percent voting for Mitt Romney in the 2012 election, notes MSN.com. Texas residents who are interesting in learning more about the GOP in their county can find the County Chair contact information on the organization's official website, TexasGOP.org.
The Republican Party of Texas is one of the major political parties of the state. Its headquarters is located in Austin, and the party has chapters located throughout Texas. A list of individual Texas GOP chapters is found on TexasGOP.org as of 2015. It has several affiliations with other organizations including the Texas College Republicans, Texas Federation of Republican Women and Latino National Republican Coalition of Texas.
The purpose of the Republican Party of Texas is to promote conservative principles and philosophy of government. The organization began in 1854 and continued to develop during Reconstruction.
Other Texas counties with Republican Party of Texas chairs include Austin, Brewster, Chambers, Galveston, Hartley, Jim Wells, Mason, Reeves, San Augustine and Tom Green, notes TexasGOP.org.