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Raleigh, NC — North Carolina Republican Party Chairman Robin Hayes released the following statement:

“This morning we received the terrible news that Tom Stark, the North Carolina Republican Party’s parliamentarian and general counsel, passed away last night from an apparent heart attack. This news comes as a complete and sudden shock. Tom was a dear friend, mentor, and counselor to us all. We ask that everyone please keep his wife Roxanne and his children in your thoughts and prayers this holiday season. We will release details of the funeral as they become available.”