OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — House Republicans have re-elected Rep. Richard DeBolt of Chehalis as their caucus leader.
DeBolt was elected during a caucus meeting Friday. DeBolt was first elected as Republican leader in 2004, lost the position in 2005 and has held the leadership position continuously since 2006. Rep. Joel Kretz of Wauconda was reelected as deputy leader, Rep. Dan Kristiansen of Snohomish was re-elected as House Republican caucus chair, and Rep. J.T. Wilcox of Yelm was elected to serve as House Republican floor leader.