67°

Topics

Connie Conway
Assembly Republicans select Kristin Olsen as next leader
Assembly Republicans select Kristin Olsen as next leader

Modesto Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen is next in line to lead the Assembly Republicans, after a GOP caucus vote Tuesday.  She'll take the reins from current Assembly Minority Leader Connie Conway (R-Tulare) in November. Conway is termed out of the Assembly after this year.  Olsen, speaking to reporters after the vote, said that she will be Conway's "full and equal partner" through the November elections. Olsen said a top priority was to "unify the caucus ... and the Republican party in California." Assembly Republicans, she said, are "a group of people with different ideas along an ideological spectrum. It's incumbent upon the leader to bring those ideas together so we’re all working...

Loading