Former KIRO TV anchor Susan Hutchison is replacing Kirby Wilbur as the chair of the Washington State Republican Party.
Wilbur resigned last month to take a job with the Young America’s Foundation in Washington D.C.
The state GOP party announced the news on its Facebook page on Saturday following a runoff vote between Hutchison and Luanne Van Werven, who has been serving as the interim chair.
The Seattle Times has a more details about Saturday’s election.
Hutchison ran for King County Executive in 2009 but was defeated by Dow Constantine.