Delegate Sen. Roach heads to Tampa

State Sen. Pam Roach, R-rural Auburn, recently was elected delegate to the National Republican Convention to be held next week in Tampa, Florida.

"This will be my first National Republican Convention," Roach said.

"As an at-large delegate it is an honor to represent Republicans across the state."

Roach will blog about her experience in real time at Her Twitter account is @PamRoachWA.

The Washington State Delegation will be housed in Clearwater, Fla. There will be a 45-minute commute to the convention site. The schedule is filled with breakfasts, lunches and political speeches during the convention, which will begin Monday and go through Thursday night.

"With delegates and alternates, our delegation is slightly over 90 people," Roach said.

Each delegate and alternate may be accompanied by one guest.

"We will have quite a representation for Washington State," Roach said "I'll begin posting to my blog and Tweeting upon arriving in Florida."

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