Judge Rules in Idaho GOP case in Twin Falls
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX)-Tuesday 5th District Judge Randy Stoker ruled that former GOP Party Chairman Barry Petersen is no longer the leader of the party in Idaho. He also refused to issue an injunction against the meeting of the Republican Central Committee this Saturday, August 2nd. The ruling is a victory for the "mainstream" GOP in Idaho who claimed the Barry Petersen faction was trying to stage a takeover by the "tea party" group in Idaho. The State Central Committee has scheduled the meeting for this Saturday to elect a new party chairman and other officials within the party.