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Former Senator to Head Arkansas GOP Voter Initiative

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Former state Sen. Doyle Webb will head the Arkansas Republican Party's efforts to increase voter turnout in the general election this fall.

The state GOP announced Monday that Webb will chair the party's "Victory 2008" initiative to increase turnout and support Republican candidates in the fall.

Webb served in the Arkansas Senate from 1995 until 2002, when the late Lt. Gov. Win Rockefeller hired him as chief of staff.

Webb is a former producer of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Profiling and is the former Chairman of the Arkansas History Commission.  He is currently serving a four-year term on the Public Defender Commission.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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