Delta County Republican chairwoman resigns

Posted at 10:57 AM, Jul 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-02 12:57:51-04

The chairwoman of the Delta County Republican Party who was accused of favoritism and posting a racist meme on her Facebook page has resigned.

Linda Sorenson stepped down after an accountability meeting was convened by the county's Republican Central Committee investigating the allegations.

According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Sorenson announced her resignation in an email to fellow party members.

Sorenson said her Facebook page was hacked, but Colorado Party Chairman Steve House said that was not the case.


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