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Matt Moore, 36, is a partner at First Tuesday Strategies who served as Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party from 2013-2017, the state party’s most successful four-year cycle in history. He was the youngest state chair in either major political party for most of his two terms. In late 2016, his name appeared on the short list of candidates to lead the Republican National Committee.