The Republican Party, or “Grand Old Party”, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. Founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854, it dominated national politics for most of the period from 1860 to 1932.
Currently, In the 113th Congress, the Republican Party holds a majority of seats in the House of Representatives, and a minority in the Senate. The party also holds a majority of governorships, as well as the majority of state legislatures. There have been eighteen Republican presidents.
Thurston County is located in the State of Washington. It is named after Samuel R. Thurston, the Oregon Territory’s first delegate to Congress. Its population is approximately 252,264. The county seat is in Olympia, the state capital, and also the county’s largest city.
Thurston was created out of Lewis County by the government of Oregon Territory on January 12, 1852. At that time, it covered all of the Puget Sound region and the Olympic Peninsula. On December 22 of the same year, Pierce, King, Island, and Jefferson Counties were split off from Thurston County.
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