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March 22, 2016
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(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - On Saturday, March 19, the Alaska District 36 Republican Party held it's 2016 District Convention, with more than 20 delegates in attendance.

The primary purpose of the convention was to: elect District Officer, elect State Delegates, propose Resolutions, and recommend revisions to the Alaska Republican Party Platform and Rules.

At the convention, District Chairman Trevor Shaw was unanimously reelected for a full two-year term. Shaw had previously assumed the Chairmanship in 2014 when Patti Mackey resigned to run for the Alaska State House. Trevor Shaw is currently serving as an elected member of the Ketchikan School Board, and at 20-years old, is the youngest Republican District Chair in the State of Alaska.

Also elected as District Officers were Ketchikan Borough Assembly Member Glen Thompson as Vice-Chair, Allison Brown as Secretary, and Ketchikan City Councilman Dick Coose as District Bonus Vote.

The Convention filled 9 of 16 State Delegate slots allocated to District 36; the District Convention was gaveled into recess until March 28 for the purpose of potentially electing additional State Delegates.

The Alaska Republican Party State Convention will be held April 28-30 in Fairbanks.

Edited by Mary Kauffman, SitNews


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