"[Mitt Romney]'s certainly the frontrunner right now," said Wayne MacDonald, state GOP vice chairman. But almost every activist's view of Romney, who finished second in New Hampshire's GOP primary in 2008, includes concern about health care. As governor, he signed into law in 2006 a requirement that almost everyone in Massachusetts obtain coverage, widely considered a model for the federal health care law, which most Republicans hate. (Jay Reiter/MCT via Getty Images)
Long-time operative MacDonald to lead NH GOP.