Former Daines staffer heading Montana Republican Party

Spenser Merwin, a former staff member for U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, has been named the new executive director of the Montana Republican Party.

Merwin has been Daines’ director of coalitions and outreach since 2015. He was the deputy political director for Daines’ Senate campaign during the 2014 election cycle and his regional political director during the 2012 election cycle.

Merwin graduated from Colby College in Maine in 2012 with a degree in government and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Montana in 2018.