DNC Officially Elects Gov. Kaine Chairman

January 21, 2009

(AP) - The Democratic National Committee has elected Tim Kaine as the party's new chairman.

The vote was a formality and the outcome was expected.

President Barack Obama chose the Virginia governor for the post
earlier this month. Kaine is a longtime ally who endorsed Obama for
president in early 2007.

Kaine will serve as chairman on a part-time basis until his
governor's term is up. He was elected to a four-year term in 2005.

The DNC post also is a four-year term.

The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 38015259 - newsplex.com/a?a=38015259