Patrick Wilson at the Richmond Times-Dispatch  made it official:
John Findlay, executive director of the Republican Party of Virginia, said he has decided to leave his job this month after close to 4 1/2 years in the post.
Findlay’s departure comes after Republicans, who have not won a statewide contest in Virginia in a decade, lost control of the General Assembly in the Nov. 5 election.
The office is now wide open, the first time Chairman Jack Wilson will have control over who his ED will be since taking his job mid-term after the previous chairman stepped down.
This is a developing story….
UPDATE: An email from Findlay pointed out our omission that he could have been fired at any time. We regret the error.
Cover photo: Former RPV Chairman John Whitbeck (left) and Executive Director John Findlay (photo by Lynn R. Mitchell)