This weekend the Washington House Republican Caucus elected new leadership.
House Republicans elected Snohomish County Representative Dan Kristiansen as their new minority leader at a reorganizaiton meeting on Saturday. Kristiansen replaces Rep. Richard DeBolt from Chehalis who stepped down earlier this month.
In addition the Caucus elected Moses Lake Rep. Judy Warnick as Caucus Chair after Kristiansen moved to his new leadership position. Rep. Liz Pike from Camas stepped down as Assistant Floor Leader and Pierce County Rep. Steve O’Ban was elected to fill her position. Rep. Joel Kretz from Wauconda will remain as Deputy Leader.