Wahl elected chairman of Alabama Republican Party

Wahl elected chairman of Alabama Republican Party
John Wahl has been elected as the new chairman of the Alabama Republican Party. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - John Wahl, a butterfly farmer and state GOP officer, has been elected as the new chairman of the Alabama Republican Party.

Wahl replaces longtime chairwoman Terry Lathan who did not seek a fourth term. Wahl previously served as the ALGOP senior vice chairman.

He was a member of Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s transition team.

In a statement Wahl said the party’s values of free speech, equal rights, family values, and fair elections are under attack.

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