FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
VCRP Endorses Brulte & Olsen for Chair & Vice-Chair of CAGOP
Ventura County, CA – January 25th, 2017 – Tonight, during a meeting of the general membership, the Ventura County Republican Party (VCRP) Central Committee unanimously endorsed Jim Brulte for re-election as Chairman of the California Republican Party (CAGOP), and Kristen Olsen as Vice-Chair.
Chairman Brulte, who served as party leader in both houses of the California State Legislature, took over as Chairman of the CAGOP in 2013 successfully leading the party out of massive debt and disarray.
Chairman of the VCRP Mike Osborn spoke highly of the leadership and stability that Chairman Brulte has brought to the state party.
“Jim Brulte has set forth and executed the right plan for Republicans in California,” said Mike Osborn.
Kristen Olsen was appointed to fill the CRP’s Vice Chairman’s post vacared by Harmeet Dillon’s election as National Committeewoman. Olsen recently won a seat on the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors after leaving the State Assembly due to term limits where she also served as Assembly Republican Leader from 2014 to 2016.
“Kristen is an experienced leader from the California State Legislature,” said Osborn. “Jim and Kristen are the right choices to lead the state party moving forward.”