Walsh to lead state Republicans
Last updated 8/17/2023 at 5:42pm
OLYMPIA – The state Republican Party has a new chairman.
Rep. Jim Walsh, 59, of Aberdeen, has replaced Caleb Heimlich at the top of the party.
Walsh was elected in a 95-15 vote by Republican leaders attending the state committee meeting Saturday, Aug. 12.
"Jim Walsh is an exceptional representative and community leader who has a proven track record of winning tough battles, including flipping Legislative District 19 from a Democrat stronghold since the days of FDR into a Republican stronghold built on a variety of voting coalitions," party Executive Director Brady Batt said. "I'm confid...