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<p>WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 26: Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security chairman Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) listens to testimony during a House Judiciary Committee hearing concerning the oversight of the U.S. refugee admissions program, on Capitol Hill, October 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration is expected to set the fiscal year 2018 refugee ceiling at 45,000, down from the previous ceiling at 50,000. It would be the lowest refugee ceiling since Congress passed the Refugee Act of 1980. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)</p>
BOISE, Idaho — Former Representative Raul Labrador has been elected as the GOP Chairman at their summer meeting Saturday.
Labrador served in the Idaho House of Representatives from 2006 to 2010 before being elected to Congress. He gave up his congressional seat in 2018 to run for governor, but was defeated in the GOP gubernatorial primary by Governor Brad Little.
Former Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Luna, was also up for consideration.