Austin, TX, Release: May 25, 2022 — For Immediate Release

The staff and volunteers of the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) are saddened to learn of the passing of State Republican Executive Committee (SREC) Member Chris McDonald from Senate District 6. Chris was first elected to the SREC in 2014 where he was a member of the Official’s Committee and served on the state convention Rules Committee numerous times. He was also responsible for the creation of the Legislative Priorities Committee. Chris recently retired from the Baytown Police Department with 27 years of service. He leaves behind a loving wife, who is also an SREC member, two adult children, and an infant granddaughter.

The entire staff of the Republican Party of Texas grieves his loss and extends our prayers for God’s peace that passes our understanding and comfort for the McDonald family in this difficult time.